Grade II winner Judge TC, sixth on the third-crop sire list by lifetime progeny earnings, will stand at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y. His fee is $8,500 live foal.
Judge T C has 2002 progeny earnings of $3.7 million and career earnings of $6.5 million. Nine of his 11 stakes winners are added-money winner this year, including graded stakes winners The Judge Sez Who, Lady Shari, and Zone Judge, the latter two in Canada. Judge T C leads all third-crop sires by lifetime 2-year-old winners, with 51.
Eleven-year-old Judge T C (Judge Smells -- I'm Pretty, by Secretariat) will stand as the property of McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in partnership with two Central Kentucky nurseries -- Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm and the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm. Judge T C stood the 2002 season at Reigle Heir Farms in Pennsylvania and was scheduled to stand next year at Nathan Fox and Richard Kaster's Wafare Farm near Midway, Ky., before it was arranged to stand him at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.