Catienus, who previously stood in New York State, is represented this year by five stakes winners, including grade I-winning 2-year-old Dawn of War. Eleven-year-old Catienus is by Storm Cat out of the Mr. Prospector mare Diamond City.
Kitten's Joy, the reigning champion grass male, will enter stud for a fee of $25,000 at Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Ramsey Farm near Nicholasville, Ky. The 4-year-old son of El Prado out of Kitten's First (by Lear Fan) retired with nine wins from 14 starts and earnings of $2 million.Ramsey Farm also will stand Badge of Silver for $12,500 and Catienus for $10,000. A grade II winner this year, Badge of Silver (Silver Deputy--Silveroo, by Silver Hawk) will run next in the Nov. 26 Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) at Aqueduct.