Stakes-placed March to Victory and multiple winner Il Postino will enter stud this year at Denise Williams’ Birch Creek Farm near Cream Ridge, N.J. Eight-year-old March to Victory will stand for $2,500, and 6-year-old Il Postino has a fee of $1,000.
A $300,000 Keeneland September sale yearling, March to Victory placed in the Kitten’s Joy Stakes on turf and the Golden Bear Stakes. He was retired with a record of 5-3-4 from 23 starts and earnings of $199,993.
By Dixieland Band, March to Victory is out of the Red Ransom mare Frayne, who is a full sister to grade II winner and stakes producer Wandering Star.
Il Postino, who also was a $300,000 purchase at the Keeneland September sale, registered a record of 4-3-1 from 22 starts and earnings of $132,924. By Distorted Humor , Il Postino is out of the grade I stakes-placed Black Tie Affair mare Awful Smart and is a half sister to graded stakes winner Awfully Smart.