Cutting Humor (First Samurai–Pun, by Pulpit), winner of last year's GIII Sunland Derby, has been retired to has been retired to Bill McDowell's McDowell Farm in Sparkman, Arkansas.
Bred by Dell Hancock & Bernie Sams, the $400,000 FTSAUG buy carried the colors of Starlight Racing to two wins in nine starts and earnings of $525,467. He was trained by Todd Pletcher.
“Cutting Humor presents a tremendous opportunity for Arkansas breeders to get access to an awesome physical specimen, from a great Claiborne family, who raced at the highest level,” said Jay Goodwin, who put together the syndicate to stand the 4-year-old. “He was picked out by Frankie Brothers, who is one of the best judges in the horse business, at the most boutique horse sale in the country, and then competed with the best colts in his generation. What's not to love?”