Bred in Kentucky by Douglas Arnold and Dr. Roy Sadovsky, Ruler's Court (Doneraile Court--Future Guest, by Copelan) retired with three wins from eight starts and earnings of $235,900 in North America and Dubai. He will stand as the property of Darley for a fee of $5,000.
Grade II winner Ruler's Court, the joint high-weight on the 2003 Experimental Free Handicap for males, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Dr. Tom Simon's Vinery Stud near Summerfield, Fla.As a 2-year-old for Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Stable, Ruler's Court won the Norfolk Stakes (gr. II) at 1 1/16 miles by 14 lengths in stakes-record time of 1:41.27 at Santa Anita and placed in the Hollywood Juvenile Championship Stakes (gr. III). He shared top weight of 126 pounds on the Experimental with champion Action This Day and Cuvee.Ruler's Court, a $400,000 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. 2-year-old, did not run at three because of an injury. At four this year, he won at Belmont Park in September.