02/09/2007 12:00AM

Aggadan among newest stallion arrivals


Several new stallions have retired to the Empire State for stud duty in 2007.

A review of these newcomers begins today and continues next weekend.

Aggadan: This grandson of Northern Dancer, by Carnivalay, stands at Monhill Farm LLC in Pine Plains, N.Y., for $7,500.

A durable multiple stakes winner in Maryland, Aggadan placed to 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper in the Grade 1 Vosburgh Stakes.

Aggadan won or placed in 31 of 42 starts, of which 17 were stakes, earning $860,306.

His dam, Georgia K, by Horatius, has also produced stakes winner Love You Madly, and is out of Pleasure Point, whose half-sister Win Approval is the mother of Eclipse Award-winning champion turf male Miesque's Approval.

Antietam: This stallion from the Raise a Native line stands at Green Rock Farms in Locke, N.Y., for $1,000.

Antietam is by Two Punch, the sire of Eclipse Award-winning champion Smoke Glacken plus major winners Punch Line and Taking Risks.

Two Punch hails from one of the best families in the book, as his dam, Heavenly Cause, was champion juvenile filly from a tribe that includes major winners Bounding Basque, Petite Rouge, and Opening Verse.

Antietam is out of Roberto's daughter Hail Roberta, making him a half-brother to Gun Salute, winner of the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes.

Hail Roberta is a half-sister to Only Queens, winner of the Grade 1 Demoiselle, and to Contested Bid, third in the Irish Derby.

Around the Cape: This son of Carson City stands at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., for $6,000.

Around the Cape set a turf course record of 1:07.31 in the six-furlong, Grade 3 Jaipur Handicap at Belmont Park in 2006.

He was also a stakes winner on dirt, capturing the Lure Stakes at the same distance in a time of 1:08.75 at Belmont Park.

Grade 1 winners sired by Carson City include New York-bred champion Carson Hollow, former New York stallion and proven sire City Zip, Cuvee, Flying Chevron, and Pearl City.

Around the Cape is out of stakes winner Song of Africa, by Alzao, who is a half-sister to graded stakes winner Intensive Command.

He earned $307,649 with a record of 6-3-3 in 16 starts.

Break the Barrier: A son of New York stallion Tomorrows Cat, Break the Barrier is a grandson of Storm Cat; he stands at Green Rock Farms in Locke, N.Y., for $1,000.

This Belmont Park allowance race winner is out of stakes-placed Briar Dance, by Briartic.

The successful Tomorrows Cat is the sire of graded stakes winner and Grade 1-placed West Virginia, plus stakes winners Carminooch and So Sweet a Cat.

Brooklands: There is sire power in this son of A.P. Indy, who stands at Meadow Hill Lane Farm in Pine Bush, N.Y., for $3,000.

A.P. Indy, by Seattle Slew, was Horse of the Year in 1992, and his successful sons at stud include Aptitude, Stephen Got Even, and Pulpit.

Brooklands is out of Kerenza, a daughter of Seattle Dancer who has also produced group stakes winner Jomana.

Her family includes Folk Art, winner of the Grade 1 Oak Leaf Stakes, and Sportin' Life, the sire of Belmont Stakes winner Bet Twice.

New Castle 2-year-old at Ocala sale

A colt from the immediate family of several New York-bred graded stakes winners is among the contingent of statebreds at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. sale of 2-year-olds in training on Tuesday.

Consigned by Crupi's New Castle Farm, agent, as Hip No. 8, he is by Jump Start out of Adorahy, by Rahy.

His dam, a daughter of graded stakes winner Adorable Micol, is a half-sister to Adcat, winner of the Grade 3 New Hampshire Sweepstakes, and to Adorydar, winner of the Torrey Pines Stakes and placed in the Grade 1 Hollywood Oaks.

This family also includes stakes winners Ruthian, Gratiaen, and Columbia Gold.

Nick de Meric, agent, is selling a son of Stormy Atlantic whose dam, Elise', is a half-sister to the good New York-bred stakes winner Currency Arbitrage.

Elise', by Distinctive Pro, has also produced New York Derby winner Copper Mount and stakes-placed Dam Shot.

This colt sells as Hip No. 60.

Niall Brennan Stables, agent, has consigned a son of Silver Charm as Hip No. 70.

His dam is the Polish Numbers mare Gallant Number, who is a half-sister to New York-bred multiple graded stakes winner Biogio's Rose, an earner of nearly $800,000.