The Korean Racing Authority paid for emergency brain surgery required for exercise rider Eric Jeyu. The rider is expected to fully recover.
Hansen, the 2011 champion juvenile male and Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner, was represented by his first reported foal when a colt was born at Jason and Ashley Schappert's Leading Edge Farm near Jan. 28.
The son of Montbrook already has two group winners in Korea.
Grade I winner Whywhywhy has been sold to a Korean syndicate to stand at Jeju Stallion Station in South Korea.
South Korean buyers were particularly active in 2010, spending $2.6 million at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.
Strokes Creek, who placed in both the 1994 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Belmont Stakes (gr. I), was euthanized after breaking a leg in a paddock accident in South Korea.
Commendable, winner of the 2000 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) for Robert and Beverly Lewis, has been sold to the South Korean Racing Association for stallion duty.
Exploit, who ranked eighth on the 2004 second-crop sire list by progeny earnings, has been sold to South Korean breeders.
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