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Salt Lake, a successful stallion first in Kentucky and then in California, was euthanized July 20. He stood at the Mabee family's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.
Son of Seattle Slew was the sire of 20 stakes winners including last year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprinnt winner California Flag
Grade II winner Worldly Manner, who was purchased privately by Godolphin in the fall of his 2-year-old season in 1998, died April 26 from a heart attack while covering a mare in Texas.
Avenue of Flags, sire of this year's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner California Flag, will stand in 2010 for a private fee at James Wasson's Winners Circle Bloodstock Farms near Las Cruces, N.M.
Fantastic Look, a grade I winner/producer, died May 29 after foaling a Salt Lake colt the same day at Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.
Stormin Fever, who has sired the career earners of $17.1 million, has been purchased by Betty Mabee and her son Larry to stand at their Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.
Cee's Elegance, a grade II winner of over $740,000 in foal to Salt Lake, was purchased by California breeders Pam and Martin Wygod for $140,000 to top the Oct. 30 second and final session of the Barretts Equine October mixed sale in Pomona, Calif.
Golden Eagle Farm owners Betty Mabee and her son Larry Mabee announced Aug. 7 a six-month plan to reduce their horse inventory along with an extended timeline to sell their San Diego County-based farmland.
General Meeting, one of California's top sires for years, was euthanized Dec. 15 because of skin cancer near his testicles.
Multiple stakes-winning distaffers Acey Deucey and Western Hemisphere have been retired from racing and both are booked to Unbridled's Song.
Fantastic Girl and Sophisticated Girl, who resided as pensioners in the same field at Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif., were euthanized in November because of the infirmities of old age.
Millionaire Event of the Year will stand in 2006 at Rich and Gaby Sulpizio's Magali Farms near Santa Ynez, Calif.
Half a Year, who was an English champion miler, was euthanized this summer due to complications from colic.
Golden Eagle Farm's homebred Chief Planner, who hasn't started since winning the 2003 Snow Chief Stakes for California-breds by seven lengths more than two years ago, has returned to training and may be ready to race again before the end of the current Hollywood Park meet, trainer Bob Baffert said.
General Meeting, one of California's leading sires since the 1990s, has been pensioned because of severe arthritis in his neck.
Yearly Report, a homebred grade II winner for Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm, has been retired from racing and is booked to Gone West.
Box Office Event will stand at Castle Peak Farm in Ontario, Canada, for a fee of $3,000.
Yearly Report, the 6-5 morning line favorite for Monday's $250,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita, was scratched due to a minor ankle injury, trainer Bob Baffert reported Monday morning.
Ashado, the pro-tem leader of the 3-year-old filly division, will need her "A" game Saturday at Saratoga while breaking from post 6 in the historic Alabama Stakes (gr. I).
Souvenir Copy, who began his stallion career at Rick Trontz' Hopewell Farm near Midway, Ky., arrived Tuesday at Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif.
Avenue of Flags, who has sired the career earners of $11.7 million while standing his entire career at the Mabee family's Golden Eagle Farm near Ramona, Calif., has been sold and will take up stallion duty at Double LL Farm near Bosque, N.M.
Elizabeth Moran's Excellent Meeting died March 23 during colic surgery at Rood and Riddle equine hospital near Lexington.
Ubetshedid, the 23-year-old dam of three-time California Horse of the Year Best Pal, was euthanized Sept. 12.
General Challenge, who won three of California's biggest grade I stakes, has been retired to Betty Mabee's Golden Eagle Farm
Notable Career drew off on the turn en route to a four-length victory in the $108,400 Landaluce Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Hollywood Park.
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