02/13/2015 11:59AM

My Best Brother retired to Prestige Stallions in Florida

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Shigeki Kikkawa
My Best Brother retires with four wins, including the the Grade 2 Del Mar Derby.

Grade 2 winner My Best Brother has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Stonewall’s Prestige Stallions in Ocala, Fla.

The 6-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic finished his racing career with four wins in 16 starts for earnings of $363,392. The turf specialist won the Grade 2 Del Mar Derby and the listed Oceanside Stakes, and finished second in the Grade 2 La Jolla Handicap.

My Best Brother raced as a Kentucky homebred for William Currin and Alvin Eisman and trainer Julio Canani until his final start, when he was trained by Jena Antonucci for owner Antonio Francesco.

“He is a class horse,” Antonucci said. “I can’t say enough good things about him. He had a ton of ability and was very fast. To find that much pedigree and class in one horse is extremely rare. I’m convinced he is going to be an outstanding stallion.”

My Best Brother is out of the placed Carson City mare Wilshewed, who is the dam of five winners from six foals to race. He is a full brother to Grade 1 winner Stormello and a half brother to Grade 3 winner Gala Award. His extended family includes Australian Group 2 winner All Bar One, Grade 3 winner The Pamplemousse, and Japanese Group 3 winner Reserve Your Heart

Prestige Stallions will hold an open house on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where breeders will also be able to inspect fellow newcomer Black Onyx, who was purchased at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale. The pair joins Telling, Greatness, Burning Roma, Causeway’s Kin, and Kibbutznik on the farm’s 2015 stallion roster.