Texas Glitter, a 12-year-old son of Glitterman, died earlier this week at Signature Thoroughbreds in Reddick, Florida, from compliations due to colic, it was announced Nov. 20.
Multiple graded stakes winner Gottcha Gold will retire to Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud for the 2009 breeding season, it was announced Nov.19.
Miracle Man, a three-time stakes-placed runner and a winner on turf and dirt, will enter stud at Lois Engel's Pucker Ridge Farm near Warrensburg, N.Y.
John and Susan Moore's Zaftig, who ran third in the Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, has been retired from racing.
Wiseman's Ferry, a two-time graded stakes winner, will stand in 2009 at Gayle Gerth's Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa.
Graded stakes performer Sedgefield has been purchased by Jai Govind Stud for stallion duty in Jaipur, India.
Grade I winner Silver Wagon will stand in 2009 at Kurt Butenhoff and Jamie LaMonica's Empire Stud near Hudson, N.Y.
Curlin, reigning Horse of the Year and the all-time leading North American earner, will be retired to stud in 2009.
Centennial Farms' Chelokee will stand the 2009 breeding season at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.
Arabian Dancer, a prominent producer for the late Cynthia Phipps, was euthanized Oct. 23 because of complications from the infirmities of old age.
Perfect Soul, a first-crop sire and Canadian champion, will stand for $15,000 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Darby Dan Farm, which recently added three new stallions to its roster, has announced its 2009 stud fees.
Whiskey Wisdom, one of Canada's leading sires, will stand in 2009 at Neil McLeod's Thunderbird Horse Centre near Brandon, Manitoba.
Ten months after Silmaril retired with a victory in the What A Summer Stakes, her multiple stakes winning stablemate Lexi Star also went out a winner in an allowance feature at Laurel Park Nov. 12.
Freshman Texas stallion Sand Ridge suffered a fractured cannon bone while being led to his stall Oct. 27. After X-rays revealed the break was inoperable, the 13-year-old stallion was euthanized at Key Ranch near Salado.
Grade I winner High Fly has been relocated to TW Stables near Booneville, Ind., for the 2009 breeding season.
Prominent European sire Galileo, who underwent colic surgery in September, will stand for a private fee in 2009 at John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud in Ireland.
Canadian stallions Mazel Trick and Regal Intention died in late October at Canmor Farms near Aldergrove, British Columbia.
Major sire Seeking the Gold has been pensioned from stallion duty at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.
Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud has set stud fees for its expanded 11-horse roster for 2009.
The Cliff's Edge, one of this year's successful first-crop sires, will stand in 2009 at Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky.
Twelve-year-old stallions Cat Thief and Delaware Township, both grade I winners, have arrived for stallion duty in 2009 at Mike Jester and Joe Besecker's Penn Ridge Farms near Harrisburg, Pa.
Bernstein, fourth on this year's sires of 2-year-olds list, will stand at Castleton Lyons near Lexington for $27,500.
Century City will stand in 2009 at Breakway Farm near Dillsboro, Ind., for a fee of $2,500.
Grade I winner and millionaire Ten Most Wanted has been purchased by Magali Farms for stallion duty at the Santa Ynez, Calif., farm.
Stakes-place Exciting Metro has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Graham Farms near Roswell, N.M.
Unbeaten 2-year-old Run Away and Hide has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2009 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Saratoga grade II-winning sprinter Santana Strings has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Dr. William J. Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa.
The 2009 stud fees for Brereton Jones' Airdrie Stud were announced Nov. 7, including the fees for their two newest stallions, Divine Park and Brother Derek, who will stand for $17,500 and $10,000, respectively.
The Cliff's Edge, winner of the 2004 Bluegrass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland, will stand for $7,500 at Steve Johnson's Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky. in 2009.
Walmac announced its 2009 stud fees Nov. 7, with Successful Appeal among the many whose price will be reduced in the coming year. Successful Appeal will stand for $22,500, down from $40,000.
Illinois Derby (gr. II) and Gotham Stakes (gr. III) winner Cowtown Cat has been retired from racing and will stand at Brent Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Florida for a 2009 fee of $8,000.
The 2009 stud fees for Ashford Stud stallions were announced Nov. 7, including the fees for their newest additions, Henrythenavigator and Majestic Warrior. There was a decline in fees for many of the stallions at Ashford, a division of Coolmore located near Versailles, Ky.
Raven's Pass, surprise winner of the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) for Sheikh Mohammed's Darley and the sheikh's wife, Princess Haya of Jordan, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Sheikh Mohammed's Kildangan Stud in County Kildare, Ireland.
The 2009 stud fees for WinStar and Taylor Made/WinStar Venture stallions standing at WinStar Farm, near Versailles, Ky., were announced Nov. 6. In a departure from the general trend of declining stud fees, the fee for Tiznow will rise from $30,000 to $75,000 for 2009.
Millennium Farms announced Nov. 6 that Zanjero, the leading money-earner by Cherokee Run with over $1.6 million, will join its stallion roster for the 2009 breeding season. Zanjero will stand for a fee of $10,000 live foal.
Taylor Made Farm announced Unbridled's Song will stand in 2009 for the same $150,000 fee that he stood for in 2008.
Fairbanks, who topped the 2004 Saratoga yearling sale at $1.85 million and went on to become a multiple graded stakes winner, will enter stud in 2009 at the newly formed Northview PA near Peach Bottom, Pa.
Mill Ridge Farm will stand Gone West for the same $85,000 fee in 2009 that he stood for in 2008.
On a delightful autumn afternoon, Big Brown contently stood for photos and surveyed his new home while fulfilling the role of guest of honor during Three Chimneys Farm's open house for breeders Nov. 5.
Empire Maker, 12th on this year's leading second-crop sires list by progeny earnings, will stand once again for $100,000 at Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms.
Graded stakes winner Scatmandu has been purchased for stallion duty at Charlie Pekanan's Pekanan Farms in Thailand.
Grade II winner Hoolie will stand in 2009 at Frank Tapman's P B & J Farm near Belen, N.M., for a fee of $2,000.
Track-record setter Crescendo has been moved to Tom Mansanarez' Callianna Farm near Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Graded stakes winner Fappie's Notebook has been relocated to Harvey and Nancy Vanier's Fairberry Farm near Waterloo, Ill.
A.P. Indy, who shared top billing with Storm Cat and Distorted Humor with a $300,000 stud fee in 2008, now has the top all to himself in 2009 at that price.
The only offspring by English and Irish champion George Washington figures to be one of the main attractions at the Goffs November foal sale in Ireland.
Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm Stallions, located near Versailles, Ky., announced that first-crop sire Medaglia d'Oro will stand once again for $40,000.
Grade I winner and millionaire Student Council has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington.
Tom Simon's Vinery announced it will stand successful sire More Than Ready in 2009 for $45,000.
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