Southern Hemisphere breeding season

Combatant to Shuttle to Chile in 2022

Freshman New York stallion COMBATANT (Scat Daddy-Border Dispute, by Boundary) will shuttle to Haras Porta Pia in Chile for Southern Hemisphere duties, announced officials at Rockridge Stud July 22. Combatant stood his first year at Rockridge Stud in Hudson, NY and was well-received by breeders. The half to GSW Long Lashes (Rock Hard Ten), SP Bordini (Bernardini), and GSP Mythical Border (Johannesburg) retired with a record of 30-4-5-6, and earnings of $1,062,915. The 2020 GI Santa Anita H. winner is a syndicated stallion.

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Modernist to Chile for Southern Hemisphere Season

Darby Dan Farm's first-year sire Modernist (Uncle Mo) will stand the Southern Hemisphere season at Haras Santa Olga in Santiago, Chile. He bred 141 mares this spring at Darby Dan while standing for an initial fee of $10,000, stands and nurses. Hall of Famer Bill Mott conditioned Modernist for Martin and Pam Wygod, who campaigned him as a homebred. His wins included the GII Risen Star S. at Fair Grounds and Aqueduct's GIII Excelsior S., while also placing in another three graded events. His unraced dam is a half-sister to...

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Gun Runner to Cover Mares on Southern Hemisphere Time

Gun Runner, the runaway leading second-crop sire in North America, will be available to cover a limited book of mares on Southern Hemisphere time in 2022, Three Chimneys has announced. The son of Candy Ride (Arg) will be available to breeders in the Southern Hemisphere at a fee of US$75,000 (AU$109,700). Since retiring to the breeding shed in 2018, Gun Runner has enjoyed a meteoric rise through the U.S. stallion ranks and with only two crops of racing age, he is already the sire of 12 stakes winners, spearheaded by...

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