Steve Haskin reflects on the legacy of 1994 Horse of the Year Holy Bull.
Holy Bull was 1994 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old. "If you were putting together your fantasy horse stable for the last 25 years, you'd have to have Holy Bull in your top five," Godolphin USA president Jimmy Bell.
Godolphin's 4-year-old homebred son of Tapit won the Mohegan Sun Metropolitan Handicap by a record 14 1/4 lengths this year. He will stand for $50,000 stands and nurses.
This year's Kentucky Derby winner and son of Uncle Mo will enter stud at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington. He'll stand for $40,000.
Darley's roster also adds Denman, Australia's leading first-crop sire and a son of Lonhro, who became Darley's first reverse shuttler in 2012.
A breeding to multiple grade I winner Bernardini has been added to the stellar roster of seasons to be included in the Thoroughbred Charities of America's stallion season auction beginning on Nov. 27.
Elusive Quality, who stands at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington, will retain the same $100,000 fee that he first stood for the year after his son, Smarty Jones, nearly made off with the 2004 Triple Crown.
Grade II winner E Dubai was represented by his first winner when his son, Barilko, won July 3 at Woodbine for owner/trainer David Dwyer in his first start.
The Darley Flying Start program has announced that its 12-member class of 2006 ranges in ages from 20 and 29 and represent eight different countries, including China for the first time.
Major international winner Street Cry was represented by his initial winner when his daughter, Majestic Roi, won June 8 at Hamilton Park in England.
Rockport Harbor, a multiple graded stakes winner, has been purchased by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation and will enter stud at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
Ashado, who sold for a world-record $9 million at the 2005 Keeneland November breeding stock sale, is booked to Storm Cat, the world's most expensive stallion.
Elusive Quality, last year's leading sire by progeny earnings, will stand in 2006 for the same $100,000 fee that he stood for in 2005.
Offlee Wild, who won the July 2 Suburban Handicap (gr. I), has been retired after suffering an injury while finishing unplaced in the Aug. 21 Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II).
Offlee Wild, winner of the Suburban (gr. I) and Massachusetts (gr. II) Handicaps, has been purchased by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley and will stand at Darley at Jonabell in 2006.
Consolidator, a graded stakes winner at two and this year at three, has been bought by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley for stallion duty at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
Grade II winner E Dubai's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 28 at Dennis and Deborah Petrisak's farm near Honeoye Falls, N.Y.
Successful stallion Cherokee Run will undergo a rise in stud fee from $20,000 to $40,000 for the 2004 breeding season at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
Grade II winner E Dubai, who is standing his first season at stud at Darley at Jonabell near Lexington, was removed from stallion service March 25.
Godolphin's grade II winner E Dubai, who set the pace for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has been retired and will enter stud at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
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