Allen Murray, who with his wife, Audrey, operated Murmur and Berkley farms in Darlington, Md., died Aug. 13 at age 80.
Graded stakes winner Scipion was represented by his first winner when his daughter Victoria's Comet scored at Delaware Park Aug. 1.
Millionaire Cherokee's Boy will stand the 2010 season for $2,500. His first foals are yearlings of 2009.
Scipion, a graded stakes-winning son of A.P. Indy, will enter stud at Allen and Audrey Murray's Murmur Farm in Darlington, Md.
Disco Rico, a multiple graded stakes winner, came through with his first winner when his daughter Pure Disco won July 13 at Monmouth Park in her initial outing.
Tamweel, a solid second in the Overbrook Spinster Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland Oct. 10, got some solid exercise over the track at Lone Star Park Thursday morning and is geared up for the Breeders' Cup Distaff – Presented by Nextel (gr. I).
E. Allen Murray and his wife, Audrey, who bought the stallion Our Emblem two years ago and watched him develop into a star when his son War Emblem won the 2002 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I). have purchased 10-year-old Louis Quatorze for stallion duty at their Murmur Farm near Darlington, Md.
The first foal sired by graded stakes winner Disco Rico is a colt born Jan. 21 at Murmur Farm
The price that WinStar Farms and Taylor Made Farm paid for Our Emblem, the sire of Triple Crown hopeful War Emblem, was $10.1-million, according to WinStar president Doug Cauthen.
Our Emblem, the sire of Triple Crown contender War Emblem, has been purchased by WinStar Farm in partnership with Taylor Made Farms and will stand the 2003 season at Taylor Made in Kentucky. The fee has not been determined.
After War Emblem hit the wire in the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Audrey Murray cashed a $5 ticket on the speedy colt and got back $19. But any day now, she and her husband, Allen, could be celebrating an even bigger payoff as the result of War Emblem's success in the Triple Crown races.
Few stallions in recent memory have enjoyed more of an upswing in their reputation in such a short span as Our Emblem.
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