Report: Darley Buys Breeding Rights to Street Sense

Report: Darley Buys Breeding Rights to Street Sense
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Kentucky Derby winner to join sire at Darley when racing days are over.
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The Darley Stud of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum has purchased the breeding rights to Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Street Sense, according to Daily Racing Form.

The publication said trainer Carl Nafzger and owner Jim Tafel both confirmed the deal on June 2, but would not disclose any details, including the sale price.

The trainer said the colt, last year's 2-year-old Eclipse-winning male, will continue to run in Tafel's name through the Oct. 27 Breeders' Cup Classic - Presented by Dodge (gr. I) and that Nafzger will continue to train him.

A Darley USA source said an announcement on the sale was to come Sunday.

The sire of Street Sense, Street Cry, and his dam, Bedazzle, are both owned by Darley.

Nafzger told DRF that Street Sense would continue to be pointed for the Haskell (gr. I) or the Jim Dandy (gr. I), then the Travers (gr. I) and the Breeders' Cup.

Street Sense lost the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 19 by a head to Curlin. He has won four of nine starts with earnings of $3.1 million.

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