Latent Heat to River Oaks in Oklahoma

Son of Maria's Mon ranks second on Oklahoma's current leading sires' list

Schumer Bloodstock and Bradley Thoroughbred Brokerage have arranged a deal to send 9-year-old stallion Latent Heat from Woods Edge Farm near Lexington to River Oaks Farm near Sulphur, Okla. A fee will be announced later.

Latent Heat (Maria's MonTrue Flare, by Capote) won the 2006 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) over a field that included champion Midnight Lute , Da Stoops, Brother Derek, Arson Squad, and Spring At Last.  He also won the San Carlos Handicap (gr. II) and finished his racing career with earnings of $450,400.

Latent Heat moves into the second spot on the Oklahoma leading sires' list with progeny earnings of more than $1.5 million in 2012. His current runners include graded stakes-placed Jamaican Smoke and True Feelings, stakes winner Softly Lit, and stakes-placed Ciguaraya.