Close Up Relocated to Ohio

Son of Capote is sire of millionaire grade III winner Joey P.

Close Up, sire of millionaire Joey P., has been relocated to Raimonde Farm, in Wooster, Ohio. The 16-year-old son of Capote is standing as the property of a syndicate for a $1,500 fee in 2012. He previously stood at C&R Horse Farm near Milmay, N.J.

Produced from the Fappiano mare Video Piano, Close Up is a half brother to Japanese stakes winner Eishin Tsurugizan.

His most successful son Joey P.  won 18 of 48 starts and earned $1,081,167. Included among the gelding’s 12 stakes victories was the 2005 Jersey Shore Breeders’ Cup Stakes (gr. III). He also finished second in eight stakes and set a track record at Monmouth Park for 5 ½ furlongs of 1:01.91.