Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Ruler On Ice has been retired from racing and is scheduled to ship to owner George and Lori Hall's Kentucky farm early during the week of July 7.
Ruler On Ice
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Kelly J. Breen|
|Owner||Hall, George and Lori|
|Breeder||Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm|
|Ruler On Ice View Five-Cross Pedigree||Roman Ruler||Fusaichi Pegasus|
|Champagne Glow||Saratoga Six|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||George & Lori Hall||Brandywine Farm, agent for Liberation Farm & Brandywine Farm||$100,000|
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|V. E. Day|