10/17/2013 11:19AM

Four stallions headed to Saudi Arabia


Regional stallions Keyed Entry, Patriot Act, Roaring Fever, and Zavata have all been sold to stand in Saudi Arabia in deals brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock.

Keyed Entry previously stood at Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla. On the racetrack, he won four of 12 starts and earned $322,852 for owner Starlight Racing. He won the 2006 Grade 2 Hutcheson Stakes and the 2007 Grade 3 Deputy Minister Handicap and finished third in the 2006 Grade 1 Wood Memorial. He set a track record of 1:27.12 for seven furlongs at Gulfstream Park in his Hutcheson win.

Ten-year-old Keyed Entry, who is by Honour and Glory and out of the Cryptoclearance mare Ava Knowsthecode, is a half-brother to Grade 1 winner Justin Phillip and Grade 3 winners Successful Mission and Algorithms. He has sired 21 winners through Oct. 16 from two crops of racing age.

Patriot Act, an 11-year-old A.P. Indy horse, won four of 19 starts and earned $452,252 for owner-breeder Will Farish, with his lone stakes win coming in the 2007 Jim Rasmussen Memorial Stakes. He also finished second in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity in 2004 and in the Grade 2 New Orleans Handicap in 2007.

Patriot Act stood at Questroyal Stud in Stillwater, N.Y., in 2013 and has sired 28 winners through Oct. 16 from three crops of racing age. He is out of the Grade 3-winning Copelan mare Classic Value and is a half-brother to Grade 2 winner Class Kris, the dam of Grade 1 winner Student Council, and stakes producers Class on Class and Classic Approval.

Thirteen-year-old Roaring Fever won four of 19 starts and earned $219,655 for owner-breeder Edward P. Evans. The son of Storm Cat won the Alysheba Stakes in 2004 and placed in four other stakes, three of them Grade 3 events. He stood alongside Patriot Act at Questroyal Stud in 2013.

From six crops of racing age, Roaring Fever has sired 84 winners and six stakes winners through Oct. 16, led by New York performers Spa City Fever and Spa City Princess. The stallion is out of the Grade 3-winning Seattle Slew mare Pennant Fever and is a full brother to multiple Grade 1 winner Raging Fever.

Zavata, an 11-year-old Phone Trick horse, won the Grade 2 Saratoga Special and the Grade 3 Tremont Stakes as a juvenile in 2002 and the Grade 2 Amsterdam Stakes in 2003. Overall, he won five of 13 starts and earned $346,533 for owner Michael Tabor.

Zavata, who previously stood at Foot Fall Farm in Palmyra, Ind., has sired 124 winners and four stakes winners through Oct. 16 from seven crops of racing age, led by 2010 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile winner Dakota Phone. Zavata is out of the Cox’s Ridge mare Pert Lady.