Stakes winner Grand Minstrel has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Linda Wood's Menoken Farms near Montrose, Colo.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2005
- VA -Bred
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||Christopher P. DeCarlo|
|Owner||Edward P. Evans|
|Breeder||Edward P. Evans|
|Grand Minstrel View Five-Cross Pedigree||Grand Slam||Gone West|
|Colonial Minstrel||Pleasant Colony|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or stallion prospect||Jason Hall, agent||Lane's End, agent||$50,000|
A weanling filly and two stallion prospects brought final bids of $50,000 each to headline the Nov. 20 session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.
Hall of Fame trainer has Cool Coal Man and Cool Play in Jan. 5 seven- furlong test at Gulfstream Park.
Grand Minstrel turned in a powerful performance to win the $76,750 Capote Stakes for 2-year-olds by five lengths at Aqueduct Dec. 12.