2002 Dark Bay or Brown Horse
|Trainer: Nicholas P. Zito|
|Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux|
|Owner: Tracy Farmer|
|Breeder: Cambridge Farm & James Daniel Conway|
|Sun King||Charismatic||Summer Squall|
|Clever But Costly||Clever Trick|
|2003||Keeneland 2003 January Horses of All Ages Sale||$400,000|
Multiple GSW of $2.2 Million
Grade 1 Performer at 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Bred over 400 Mares 1st 4 Seasons.
Top 10 KY Freshman Sire of Winners.
Sun King, a multiple grade II winner and multi-millionaire, arrived Oct. 17 for stallion duty at Michele Rodriguez and Lee Daniel Thomas' Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La.Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Sun King, a multi-millionaire and four-time graded stakes winner, sired his first winner on May 22, when a 2-year-old colt named Legalis won at Premio Meltrasio racetrack in Milan, Italy.Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Millionaire Sun King sired his first winner when his son Legalis won May 22 at Milan in Italy.Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Darby Dan Farm will stand Perfect Soul and Tale of Ekati for the same $15,000 fee in 2011 that each stallion stood for last breeding season.Wednesday, November 24, 2010
The first foal by millionaire Sun King is a filly born Jan. 1.Friday, January 16, 2009
Darby Dan Farm, which recently added three new stallions to its roster, has announced its 2009 stud fees.Thursday, November 13, 2008
Sun King, by Avalyn HunterThursday, January 17, 2008
Laying just off the pace for three-quarters, 5-year-old Istan exploded at the top of the stretch and pulled away to win by 8 resounding lengths in the $200,000 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Nov. 3.Saturday, November 03, 2007
Sun King, a millionaire and multiple grade II winner, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.Friday, November 02, 2007
Looking for his third consecutive victory and fourth stakes win of the year, 4-year-old Off Duty hopes to keep the momentum going in the $200,000 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 3 at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Following another blowout by Lawyer Ron in Saturday's Woodward Stakes (gr. I), we're down to one champion-caliber older horse who looks capable of withstanding this year's 3-year-old juggernaut in the Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (gr. I).Tuesday, September 04, 2007
Well, it wasn't another course record, but the performance by Lawyer Ron in the $500,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 1 was every bit as impressive as what he did one month earlier in the Whitney Handicap (gr. I).Saturday, September 01, 2007
Todd Pletcher is not expecting another Saratoga track record, but the nation's leading trainer is looking forward to another big effort from Lawyer Ron in the $500,000 Woodward Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 1 at Saratoga.Thursday, August 30, 2007
Any number of horses -- Lava Man, Street Sense, Rags to Riches, Papi Chullo, Sun King, Any Given Saturday, and Curlin -- could fill the void left by the recent departures of some of racing's biggest stars.Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Invasor, the defending Horse of the Year, heads a list of 16 nominations for Belmont Park's $400,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. I) on June 30, a race the Argentine-bred horse won in 2006.Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Jimmy Jerkens and his Hall of Fame trainer father Allen pulled off a 1-2 upset in Monday's Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park.Monday, May 28, 2007
Leading trainer Todd Petcher, still in search of his first victory in the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I), sends out a pair of talented colts in Lawyer Ron and Half Ours for Monday's $600,000 Memorial Day event at Belmont Park.Sunday, May 27, 2007
Four Roses Thoroughbreds' Silver Wagon worked four furlongs in a bullet :47.81 handily Thursday morning at Aqueduct as he prepares for Monday's 114th running of the $600,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I)--Belmont Park's traditional Memorial Day feature raceFriday, May 25, 2007
Godolphin Stable's Utopia, a 7-year-old Japanese-bred who had not started since winning the 2006 Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) more than a year ago, stayed strong on the rail, overcoming a rough stretch run for a one-length victory in Wednesday's $107,700 Westchester Handicap (gr. III), the opening day feature of Belmont Park's 60-day spring/summer meet.Wednesday, May 02, 2007
The Japanese-bred Utopia, winner of the 2006 Godolphin Mile (UAE-II), makes his United States debut in the $100,000 Westchester Handicap (gr. III) as Belmont Park begins a 60-day spring/summer meet Wednesday.Sunday, April 29, 2007
A pair of contenders for the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), along with some of their stablemates in other World Championship races, took a tour of Churchill Downs Sunday morning.Sunday, October 29, 2006
A bronze statue of Pat Day is unveiled in the garden near the paddock at Churchill Downs. John Asher cracks a joke that it will allow Day to live out his dream of being five feet tall since the statue is just slightly larger than life.Sunday, October 29, 2006
Darley Stable's Bernardini turned in a bullet five-furlong breeze in 1:02 2/5 at Belmont Park Wednesday, much to the satisfaction of trainer Tom Albertrani. His main rival for the Breeders' Cup Classic – Presented by Dodge (gr. I) will be Lava Man, whose trainer, Doug O'Neill, paid tribute to Bernardini.Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Tracy Farmer's Sun King, runner-up in the Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga, breezed a strong five furlongs Saturday at Churchill Downs in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), which will be run at the Louisville track on Nov. 4.Saturday, October 21, 2006
Darley Stable's Bernardini, who likely will be an overwhelming favorite in Saturday's $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:03 1/5 at Belmont Park Tuesday.Tuesday, October 03, 2006
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