01/10/2013 6:22PM

Drosselmeyer's first foal born at Denali Stud

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Tom Keyser
Belmont and Breeders' Cup Classic winner Drosselmeyer was represented by his first foal born on Tuesday at Denali Stud

Classic winner Drosselmeyer was represented by his first foal on Jan. 8, a colt born at Craig and Holly Bandoroff's Denali Stud in Paris, Ky.

The colt is the second foal out of the winning Hennessy mare Heather's Angel, who is out of a half-sister to Grade 2 winner Private Emblem.

“He's a nice colt, very classy looking,” Denali farm manager Gary Bush said. “He has above average size, good leg and covers a lot of ground. There's a lot to like at this stage.”

Drosselmeyer won the Belmont Stakes in 2010 and followed up in 2011 with a victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic, becoming the seventh horse in history to win an American classic and the Breeders' Cup Classic.

In all, Drosselmeyer won five of 16 career starts, earning $3,728,170.

Drosselmeyer, a 6-year-old Distorted Humor horse, is out of the multiple Grade 1-winning Moscow Ballet mare Golden Ballet. He is a half brother to stakes winner Stage Luck.

Drosselmeyer entered stud in 2012 at WinStar Farm, standing for a $17,500 fee. He bred to 132 mares in his first book and will stand for the same fee in 2013.