Timber Country, who won the 1995 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) and was champion 2-year-old male the previous year, was sold his 3-year-old season to brothers Teruya and Katsumi Yoshida for $12 million. He was sent from Japan to Arrowfield Stud in Australia for the 2000 Southern Hemisphere season.
U.S. classic winner and overseas stallion Timber Country will stand the 2001 season in Dubai.The 8-year-old son of Woodman will stand under a lease arrangement at Sheikh Mohammed's Emirates Stud Farm. He began his stallion career at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station in Japan.Timber Country is the sire of Japanese stakes-placed runners Lady Muse, Air Peace, and Admire Touch. He is one of nine stakes winners produced from Fall Aspen (by Pretense).