Sheikh Hamdan's Invasor, last year's Horse of the Year and champion older male, will begin his stallion career for a fee of $35,000 live foal in 2008. He was retired from racing earlier this year and will stand at Shadwell Farm near Lexington.
Invasor, an Argentine-bred son of Candy Stripes out of the Interprete mare Quendom, was a Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner in Uruguay before his arrival in the U.S. In his last start, he won the Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) in March. He enters stud with earnings of $7,804,070.
Sheikh Hamdan's Jazil, last year's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner who recently was retired from racing, will enter stud at Shadwell for $12,500 live foal. Jazil (Seeking the Gold--Better Than Honour, by Deputy Minister) retired with earnings of $890,532.