King of Kings to Japan

King of Kings, an Irish champion and English classic winner, will stand in 2003 in Japan under a lease arrangement between Irish-based Coolmore Stud and the Japanese outfit East Stud. The 7-year-old son of Sadler's Wells out of the Habitat mare Zummerudd currently is standing at Coolmore's Australian satellite.

King of Kings' oldest foals are Australian-sired 3-year-olds, and they include English group winner Geminiani, King of Kings stood the 2002 Northern Hemisphere season at Coolmore's U.S. satellite, Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.