First Mare in Foal to Colonel John

Colonel John was a top 3-year-old, winning the Santa Anita Derby and Travers.

Jonespartyofwon, a daughter of Smarty Jones  and a half sister to Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Volponi, is the first mare confirmed in foal to multiple grade I winner Colonel John.

Colonel John, an earner of $1,779,012, won the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and Travers Stakes (gr. I) as a 3-year-old. The son of Tiznow -Sweet Damsel, by Turkoman won on turf, dirt, and synthetics at distances of seven furlongs to 1 1/4 miles throughout his three-year racing career.

Colonel John was competitive with top runners each year he raced, beating such horses as Richard's Kid , Bob Black Jack, and Mambo in Seattle. His final race was a fifth-place finish behind Zenyatta in the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I), a race in which he finished sixth the year before.

Colonel John stands at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt’s WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., for a fee of $15,000. He is booked full for 2010.