Point Given, the 2001 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male, will stand in 2013 at Calumet Farm near Lexington. Brad Kelley is the majority owner of Point Given, who stood for $20,000 in 2012 but will stand this year for a private fee. Point Given, by Thunder Gulch, formerly stood at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.
Point Given has 21 stakes winners and the earners of more than $21.5 million. He enjoyed his best season in 2008 when his runners earned nearly $5.5 million.
His leading runners include Canadian Horse of the Year Sealy Hill and additional Canadian champion Points of Grace, plus grade I winners Go Between, Coil, and Point Ashley. Go Between won the Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I), and Coil took the Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I) and the Santa Anita Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. I). Point Ashley scored in the Del Mar Debutante Stakes (gr. I).
Point Given's other stakes winners include grade II winner Air Commander and grade III winner Point Determined.
Point Given, who is out of the stakes-winning Turkoman mare Turko's Turn, won the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), the Travers Stakes (gr. I), the Haskell Invitational Handicap (gr. I), the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), and the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) during his championship season. He also was a grade I winner at 2. He was retired with a record of 9-3-0 from 13 starts and earnings of $3,968,500.