Emeritus sired his first winner when his son Empire of the Sun won May 15 at Golden Gate Fields. The colt won the four-furlong race by two lengths in :47.14.

Bred in California by Rancho San Roberto, Empire of the Sun is the sole foal of racing age by Emeritus and is out of the Cee's Tizzy mare How Sweet It Tizz. 

Emeritus (Holy Bull--Avie’s Fancy, by Lord Avie) stands at Rancho San Roberto near Bakersfield, Calif. His fee is private.
 

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