K.O. Punch to McKenna in New Mexico

Graded stakes winner K. O. Punch will stand at Tom and Sandy McKenna's McKenna Thoroughbreds near Taiban, N.M., for a fee of $4,000.

Eleven-year-old K.O. Punch, who was one of the more successful 2-year-olds of his year, has sired stakes winners Air Driver, Sugar Punch, and Punch Bag as well as five stakes-placed runners. He has progeny earnings of $3.4 million.

As a 2-year-old, K.O. Punch (Two Punch--Joanie's Princess, by Joanie's Chief) won the Hollywood Juvenile Championship (gr. III) and Haggin Stakes and was twice grade I-placed. He formerly stood at Hopewell Farm near Midway, Ky.