Rancho San Miguel

Gem Heist Relocates to Rancho San Miguel

Third-crop sire Gem Heist (Street Cry {Ire}--Careless Jewel, by Tapit) has been relocated to stand at Rancho San Miguel in San Miguel, California for the 2022 breeding season. His fee is $2,500, live foal guarantee. The 10-year-old stallion previously stood at a private farm in Bakersfield, California as the property of the late horseman Bob Grayson, Sr. Grayson purchased Gem Heist for $100,000 from Eddie Woods' consignment at the 2014 Barretts March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training. Gem Heist experienced a career-ending injury while preparing for his debut, and...

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GISW Mo Forza to Rancho San Miguel

Mo Forza (Uncle Mo--Inflamed, Unusual Heat), a Grade I winner and $1 million-plus earner, has been retired from racing and will commence his stallion career in 2022 at Rancho San Miguel in California as the property of Taylor Made Stallions and Onofrio Pecoraro. The 5-year-old, who will represent Kentucky-based Taylor Made Farm's first foray into California's breeding industry, is the first son of Uncle Mo-North America's 2010 Champion juvenile colt and the sire of the Grade 1-siring stallions Nyquist and Laoban--to stand on the West Coast. Mo Forza's introductory fee...

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Surf Cat Relocating to Rancho San Miguel

Surf Cat (Sir Cat--Trust Greta, by Centrust), the sire of graded winner and 2017 California Horse of the Year Sircat Sally and GSW San Onofre, will stand the 2021 breeding season at Rancho San Miguel in San Miguel, CA. He will command a fee of $2,500, live foal guarantee. A graded winner on dirt and synthetic, short and long, and placed in Grade I company for the late Bruce Headley, Surf Cat has sired 57 winners to date, including the additional stakes horses Tule Fog, K Thirty Eight and Surfing...

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Heartwood to Rancho San Miguel

Multiple stakes winner and graded placed Heartwood (Tapit--Maple Forest, by Forestry) will take up stud duties next year at Rancho San Miguel in California. He will stand the 2021 season for $2,500, live foal guarantee. The 6-year-old, who races for the partnership of Stuart Tsuimoto and David Bernsen, won the 2019 King Cotton S., as well as two other stakes races. He was second in the 2018 GIII Fall Highweight H. and third in that year's GIII Mr. Prospector S. Heartwood is expected to make two additional starts in graded...

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Stud Fees Set for Rancho San Miguel

Rancho San Miguel has set 2021 stud fees for its roster of seven stallions, led by the globetrotting Sir Prancealot (Ire), whose fee will remain a California-leading $15,000 for his second season at stud in California. Sir Prancealot, who has sired progeny to win stakes in at least six countries in 2020, will return from Cornerstone Stud in Australia after breeding 105 mares in California in 2020. The 2021 Rancho San Miguel roster also includes: Curlin to Mischief ($3,500); Danzing Candy ($5,000); Northern Causeway ($2,000); Richard's Kid ($2,500); Slew's Tiznow...

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