Grade I winner Alwajeeha has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for owner Sheikh Hamdan at his Shadwell Farm near Lexington.
Tapit, whose daughter Stardom Bound won the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), will stand in 2009 for a fee of $35,000, up from $12,500 in 2008.
Ready's Image, a triple stakes winner by More Than Ready who won the Tremont and Sanford (gr. II) at 2, will stand at Walmac Farm in 2009.
Multiple grade II stakes winner and multiple track record-holder Lewis Michael has been retired and is available for inspection at Three Chimneys Farm, it was announced Oct. 29.
Multiple stakes winner Littleexpectations will stand in 2009 at Robert McDowell's 519 Thoroughbreds near Arcadia, La.
Henrythenavigator, an expert miler who finished second in the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Oak Tree at Santa Anita, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.
John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms, located near Lexington, has announced that Stormy Atlantic's 2009 stud fee will remain the same at $45,000.
Graded stakes winners Into Mischief, Tiz Wonderful, Notional will enter stud in 2009 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Street Boss, one of the year's leading sprinters, has been retired for stallion duty in 2009 at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley near Lexington.
Midnight Lute, the only horse to win the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) twice, has been retired from racing and will stand at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington in 2009.
Darley America has announced the stud fees for its 16 stallions for the 2009 breeding season. All stallions, with the exception of Street Cry, Elusive Quality, and E Dubai, have had their fees reduced from their 2008 levels.
North American 2006 Horse of the Year Invasor, who began his stallion career in 2008 for $35,000 at Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington, will stand in 2009 for $28,000.
Malibu Moon, whose progeny earnings have reached $4.3 million this year, will stand for $40,000 in 2009 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Multiple graded stakes winner Zavata will stand the 2009 breeding season at Dr. William J. Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa.
WinStar Farm has announced that Distorted Humor, North America's leading sire by number of stakes winners in 2005, '06, and '07, will stand the 2009 breeding season for a $225,000 stud fee.
Ginger Punch, last year's champion older female, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for breeder/owner Frank Stronach.
Gaff, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla.
Capitano, a multiple stakes winner by Belong to Me, has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2009 at Vince Tucciarone's Fox Tale Stud near Coopersburg, Pa.
Shuttle stallion Val Royal, who won the 2001 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), has died from internal hemorrhaging in Brazil.
Darby Dan Farm has announced that a purchase agreement has been reached between the Aldebaran Syndicate and the Japan Racing Association.
Honor Glide, by Honor Grades, is being relocated to Fanlew Farms in Sarepta, La.
Awesome Again and Ghostzapper will stand in 2009 for $150,000, the same stud fee they each commanded this year. The stallions stand at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Paris, Ky., which announced its 2009 fees Oct. 23.
Not Phone, a course-record setter at Belmont Park, has been moved to Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La.,
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Ramsey Farm announced that champion Kitten's Joy will stand in 2009 for a fee of $20,000.
Carr de Naskra, the 1984 Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner who put up solid numbers as a stallion, was euthanized Oct. 15 because of foot problems.
New Approach, this year's Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I) and last year's Cartier Award winning 2-year-old male, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Sheikh Mohammed's Dalham Hall Stud near Newmarket, England.
Cougar Cat, a graded stakes-placed son of Storm Cat raced by Nathan Fox's Richland Hills, will stand at that farm near Midway, Ky., in 2009, it was announced Oct. 22. His fee will be $5,000.
Divine Park has been retired for stallion duty at Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.
Black Emblem, a daughter of Eclipse Award winner and dual classic winner War Emblem, scored the biggest win of her career when she won the Shuka Sho (Jpn-I) Oct. 19 at Kyoto for owner Kunio Tahara.
Indian Charlie, who was the highest-priced stallion at Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud in 2008, figures to remain the highest priced stallion at the farm for 2009.
Grade II winner Elite Squadron has been retired from racing for stallion duty in 2009 at Wintergreen Stallion Station near Midway, Ky.
Three-time grade I winner Sweet Return has been moved to Brent Fernung's Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla., for the 2009 breeding season.
Red Giant will miss the Oct. 25 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) due to fever and has been retired.
Winchell Thoroughbreds has retired grade II winner Zanjero. Plans for the 2009 breeding season have not been finalized.
Spring At Last, the leading U.S. earner by Silver Deputy, will stand at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., for a $15,000 live foal fee during his inaugural season in 2009.
Millennium Wind is relocating to Louisiana to stand the 2009 breeding season at Robert McDowell's 519 Thoroughbreds in Arcadia.
Adena Springs Farm has purchased a majority interest in the breeding rights of multiple grade I winner Tiago from the colt's owner and breeder, Ann and Jerry Moss.
Reprized, a full brother to 1989 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) winner and sire Prized, was euthanized Oct. 16 at Bill and Debra's Backlinie's D&B Farm near Morrison, Fla.
The Jockey Club released the Report of Mares Bred (RMB) statistics Oct. 16 for 2008 that show a continued decline in North American Thoroughbred breeding activity.
Dual classic winner Big Brown has been retired after sustaining an injury during a workout at Aqueduct the morning of Oct. 13.
The Aga Khan has announced the retirement of his homebred Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Zarkava.
J Town, a graded stakes-placed grandson of Forty Niner, has been relocated to Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La.
Magna Graduate, Elisabeth Alexander's multiple graded stakes-winning son of Honor Grades, will stand at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington upon the completion of his racing career, it was announced Oct. 10.
Claiborne Farm has announced its stud fees for the upcoming 2009 breeding season, which will be payable when the foal stands and nurses.
Cozzene, a champion and Breeders' Cup winner and sire of two Breeders' Cup winners, was euthanized Oct. 7 at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington.
Eclipse Award winner Princess Rooney was euthanized at Gentry Brothers Farm near Lexington Oct. 7 due to complications of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). She was 28.
Dreaming of Anna, a champion and Breeders' Cup winner, has been retired from racing to become a broodmare for breeder/owner Frank C. Calabrese.
Unbeaten Bustin Stones, one of the year's leading sprinters, arrived Oct. 6 at Dr. Jerry Bilinski's Waldorf Farm near North Chatham, N.Y., where he will enter stud in 2009 for a fee of $6,500.
Chapel Royal, a Florida-bred who has gotten off to grand start in Kentucky as a sire, will stand at Signature Stallions in Florida.
Belgravia, winner of the grade III Hollywood Prevue Stakes, will enter stud at Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds in Ocala, Fla., for a 2009 fee of $5,000.
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