08/17/2006 12:00AM

Lion Tamer retired to stud


Lion Tamer, a Grade 1 winner and millionaire, has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2007 at Clear Creek Stud in Folsom, La., the farm has announced.

, now 6, won the 2004 Cigar Mile to earn his Grade 1-winning status. He won four other stakes in his career and finished third in the Breeders' Cup Sprint and the Vosburgh Stakes in 2005. He retires with a career race record of 8-3-2 from 20 starts and earnings of $1,000,727.

Lion Tamer raced for Michael Tabor, who has sold the horse to the partnership of Harvey "Drew" Peltier III, Bryan Harang's Georgia Farms, and R. Alen Savoie's Rebecca Farms. The new owners have not yet announced a stud fee.