10/25/2012 2:50PM

Algorithms to stand stud at Claiborne

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Graded winner Algorithms, who was retired undefeated last week after three starts, will enter stud at Claiborne farm, the Paris, Ky., nursery announced Thursday.

The Bernardini 3-year-old will stand for $7,500 and will be syndicated.

Algorithms won the Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes on Jan. 29 but was retired after aggravating a previous splint bone injury during training. Campaigned by Starlight Stables, he had been considered a leading Kentucky Derby contender this spring before the initial injury in his right front leg. Algorithms won both his starts at 2.

A son of Grade 3-placed Ava Knowsthecode, Algorithms is a half-brother to graded winners Justin Phillip, Keyed Entry, and Successful Mission.