Maggi Moss has retired multiple stakes winner Native Ruler from racing for stallion duty in 2012 at Abraham's Equine Clinic near Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Charles White's Sundance Thoroughbreds will stand graded stakes-placed Silver Mountain in 2012 at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.
Don Gato, a 5-year-old son of Storm Cat, will stand in 2012 at Royal Pegasus near Lexington.
Petionville, whose 41 stakes winners include grade I winner Island Fashion, will stand in 2012 at Mike Jester's Penn Ridge Farm near Harrisburg, Pa.
Rocky Bar, a stakes-winning son of In Excess, will stand the 2012 breeding season at E.A. Ranches near Santa Ysabel, Calif.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Three big winners the weekend of October 8-9 add to Mr. Greeley's growing legacy. Alan Porter also discusses the late Mr. Greeley's affinity for mares containing Fappiano.
Grade I winner Courageous Cat will stand at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., following his retirement from racing.
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade II winner Crown of Thorns has been retired from racing. Breeding plans are undecided.
Champion Blind Luck is scheduled to be sold at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. The multiple grade I-winning daughter of Pollard's Vision will be consigned in Book One as Hip No. 210A by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Cape Blanco, a five-time grade/group I winner, will enter stud in 2012 at Coolmore's Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.
Red Bullet, winner of the 2000 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been pensioned at age 14 due to declining fertility.
Grade I winner Consolidator will stand in 2012 in the Philippines at Manny Santos' Jade Bros. Farm near Lipa City, Batangas.
Due Date, a turf sprint specialist who won two consecutive stakes at Fair Grounds, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Peach Lane Farms near Opelousas, La.
Randy's Moon sired his first winner when his daughter Moonface captured an allowance race at Zia Park Oct. 10.
Mr. Greeley enjoyed a superlative weekend Oct. 8-9 as three of the deceased stallion's runners proved best at the highest level of racing.
Indygo Mountain, a winning son of A.P. Indy, will stand in 2012 at Clarence Scharbauer Jr.'s Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas.
Grade I winner Purim was represented by his first winner when his son Two Months Rent won a maiden special weight turf race at Belmont Park Oct. 8.
Stakes winner Mr. Mabee was represented by his first winner when his son Mabeemore won at Hoosier Park Oct. 6 in his first start.
Last year's juvenile champion Uncle Mo will stand at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky., upon his retirement from racing, owner Mike Repole said Oct. 6.
Lonhro, Australia's 2010-11 leading sire, will shuttle to Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington for the 2012 breeding season.
Elmhurst, winner of the 1997 Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has arrived at Our Mims Retirement Haven near Paris, Ky.
If Dream of Summer's regional pedigree is considered less than fashionable, her son Creative Cause proves that generations of solid runners can make a top racehorse.
Benny the Bull, whose undefeated 2008 season earned him an Eclipse Award as North America's champion sprinter, will stand the 2012 breeding season at Vinery near Lexington, Kentucky.
Giant Surprise, an impressive 2-year-old Saratoga maiden winner in his first start this year, has been retired from racing and will stand at Vinery New York at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag in 2012.
D'Accord, a grade II winner by Secretariat who developed into a successful New York stallion, was euthanized Oct. 3 at Akindale Farm near Pawling, N.Y., because of complications from old age.
Saying that "the gig is up," a federal judge in Kentucky has awarded $65 million in damages to six investors in the now-defunct ClassicStar mare leasing program.
Eagle Time, a 14-year-old horse owned and trained by Rick Jordan, has alternated between the racetrack and the breeding shed since 2009.
Vinery Ltd. announced Oct. 4 that its New York stallion operation will be based at Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y., for the 2012 breeding season.
Grade II winner Read the Footnotes has been purchased for stallion duty at River Oaks Farm near Sulphur, Okla.
Slew's Tiznow, a dual stakes winner in California, will enter stud in 2012 at Tom and Nancy Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.
Cape Blanco, who withstood a tenacious challenge for a game victory in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) Oct. 1, has been retired due to an injury sustained in the race over yielding turf at Belmont Park.
Eclipse Award winner Fleet Indian was euthanized the night of Oct. 1 because of complications from colic.
Top second-crop sire Bluegrass Cat will stand in New York in 2012.
Dramatic upswings in stud fees for 2012 aren't expected, but some successful stallions will be priced higher.
Grade II winner Sierra Sunset will stand his first year at stud in 2012 at Tom and Nancy Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.
War Front, second on the second-crop sires' list by progeny earnings, will stand in 2012 for $60,000, a jump of $45,000 from his 2011 fee of $15,000.
Graded stakes winner Saintly Look came through with his first winner when his daughter Aint She a Saint won by 6 1/2 lengths at Hoosier Park Sept. 28 in her initial start.
A three-time stakes winner, Here Comes Ben registered his biggest win in the 2010 Forego Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga.
California stallion Siberian Summer was euthanized July 30 because of intestinal complications following surgery.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Full brothers Freud and Giant's Causeway looked and performed quite differently. However, both are successful sires, as exemplified by Future Prospect's victory in the WinStar Ky Cup.
Lido Palace, a Horse of the Year in his native Chile and a grade I winner in the United States, has been sold to stand at Haras El Centauro in Peru.
The clinic, which is the last for the 2011 series of seven TOBA seminars and clinics, will be held Oct. 10-11 in Lexington, Ky.
Grade II winner St Trinians has been retired from racing and will be sold as a broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton November sale, trainer Mike Mitchell said Sept. 28.
Taste of Paradise, a grade I winner and second in the 2005 TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), will stand in 2012 at Ray and Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farm near Sarepta, La.
Grade II winner Woke Up Dreamin, who has sired a champion and six stakes horses from his first two crops, will stand in 2012 at Merrill and Connie Schutz' Madison County Thoroughbred Farm near Macksburg, Iowa.
Grade II winner Bachelor Blues will stand the 2012 breeding season at Chris and Tina Hourigan's Hourigan Horse Farm near Anthony, N.M.
Bold Executive, a perennial leading Canadian sire, was euthanized the night of Sept. 26 at Gardiner Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.
WinStar offers Tiznow season to any filly or mare that wins 2011 BC Classic.
Stakes-placed City Weekend was represented by his first winner when his daughter Boogiewoogieblues won at Hoosier Park Sept. 21.
Rahy, a prominent sire and broodmare sire, died Sept. 22 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.
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