A 13-year-old son of Forty Niner, Announce won eight of 24 starts and earned $436,034. He is a half-brother to four stakes winners, including the granddam of successful stallions Pulpit and Tale of the Cat . Second dam Monarchy is a full sister to the great Round Table.
Announce, Indiana's leading sire of 2004, has been moved to Firal Ryder's Ryder's River Ridge Farm near Natchitoches, La. His fee is $3,000.Formerly at Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind., Announce sired the earners of $1.1 million in 2004. A graded stakes winner, he has sired five stakes winners and the earners of $2.6 million.