It's No Joke, a two-time graded stakes winner by Distorted Humor
, will enter stud at Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm Stallions near Versailles, Ky., for a fee of $10,000.
A $675,000 Keeneland September yearling, It's No Joke won or placed in six stakes this year.
He captured the Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (gr. II) at 1 1/4 miles, and then dropped down to a mile in the Emirates Airline Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III), which he won in 1:34.77.
It's No Joke also captured the Bet On Sunshine Handicap. His stakes-placings included efforts in the Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) and Turfway Park Fall Championship Stakes (gr. III).
A 4-year-old bred in Kentucky by Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm, It's No Joke retired with seven wins from 16 races and earnings of $685,612 for owner Stan Fulton.
He is out of the graded stakes-winning Personal Flag mare It's Personal, who is a half-sister to two stakes winners, including grade II winner Bad 'n Big.
WinStar, located near Versailles, Ky., stands Distorted Humor.