Monarchos (Maria's Mon -- Regal Band, by Dixieland Band) won the Derby in 1:59.97. He stands at Claiborne near Paris, Ky.
Monarchos, who won the 2001 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) for John Oxley in the second-fastest time, was represented by his first offspring when the Seeking the Gold mare Compel produced a filly Jan. 31. Bred by the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm, the filly is the first foal from Compel, who is a half-sister to grade II winner Conserve. Third dam is Canadian great Fanfreluche.