Updated on 09/17/2011 12:10PM

New sires: A little bit of everything


New stallions offered in California for 2004 range from major stakes in the United States and abroad to a few durable claimers available at attractive prices. In nearly every region of the state, mare owners will have new stallions to consider at nearby farms. Here is a glance at the first-year stallions as well as several stallions who were relocated to the state since the conclusion of the 2003 breeding season:

First-year stallions



Fly So Free-PasampsiprivateFlag is Up Farm

* This 8-year-old won twice as a 3-year-old in 1998 at Belmont Park, but did not start again until he was 7. He did not appear in a stakes, but is by the champion 2-year-old colt of 1990 and a half-brother to two Midwest stakes winners.


Meadowlake-Masked Moment$7,500Weber Farms

* A 7-year-old, he spent most of his career racing in allowance and claiming races in New England. Overall, he won 9 of 74 starts and $135,191.


Distant View-Toussaud$5,000Magali Farms

* Out of the 2002 Kentucky Broodmare of the Year, this multiple stakes winner is a half-brother to four major stakes winners. He specialized on turf in his 19-race career and was a Grade 2 winner at Santa Anita in the 2002 Frank Kilroe Mile.

Definite Edge

Deputy Minister-Winner's Edge$2,500Hutchinson and Edlund

* The winner of a maiden race at Hollywood Park in 2001, he made only five starts. A 4-year-old, he sold for $600,000 as a yearling.


Geiger Counter-Broadtail$3,000Special T Thoroughbreds

* A grandson of Mr. Prospector, this five-time stakes winner won major races as Bay Meadows, Del Mar, Santa Anita, and Turf Paradise. A 7-year-old, he won the El Conejo Handicap twice in 2000 - in January and December.

Fusaichi Zenon

Sunday Silence-Elizabeth RoseprivateMagali Farms

* A stakes winner in Japan as a 3-year-old in 2000, he is the only son of 1989 Kentucky Derby winner Sunday Silence standing in California. The dam was a stakes winner in Japan.

Gotham City

Saint Ballado-What a Reality$1,500Applebite Farms

* This 5-year-old suffered a severe illness at 2 and ended his career as a maiden after two starts. By top sire Saint Ballado, he was purchased for $2 million at the Barretts March 2-year-olds-in-training sale. He is a half-brother to two stakes winners.

Gracious Prize

Prized-My Grace$1,000Sun Rise Ranch

* Stakes-placed as a 2-year-old in 1997, he went on to prove himself as a durable racehorse, winning 6 of 46 starts and $270,480 campaigning frequently in high-priced claimers.

Here Comes Big C

General Silver-Actresso$1,500Blue Sky Training Center

* Racing mostly in Southern California, he won 5 races in 35 starts and earned $156,146. An 8-year-old, one of his top efforts was a third in the Grade 2 San Gabriel Handicap at Santa Anita in 2001.

Lake William

Salt Lake-Sol de Terre$2,500Pepper Oaks

* Trained for most of his career by Richard Mandella, this 7-year-old was a top turf sprinter, winning two stakes, including the Grade 3 San Simeon Handicap at Santa Anita.

Mt. Bellewood

Mt. Livermore-Bellewood$1,500Moreno Ranch

* A winner of 4 of 18 starts and $127,891, he finished third in the Grade 3 Everglades Stakes in 2000 at Gulfstream Park.


Somethingfabulous-Hy ManotaprivateZee Zee Racing Stables

* This unraced 7-year-old is by a well-known California stallion whose progeny include 18 stakes winners and the winners of $11.2 million.

Seeking Greatness

Seeking the Gold-Touch of Greatness$4,000Diamond F Ranch

* In a limited career, this 4-year-old had two wins in six starts while racing in Delaware and New York. He was stakes-placed in Delaware.

Stormy Jack

Bertrando-Tiny Kristin$2,500Hideaway Farms

* A winner of $596,672, he won stakes from 2 to 4 at distances ranging from six furlongs to 7 1/2 furlongs. A 6-year-old, he won stakes at Del Mar and Hollywood Park and placed in five stakes at Santa Anita.

Takin It Deep

Beau Genius-Here's Lookn AdderprivateMeadowcreek Ranch

* A four-time stakes winner, this 5-year-old is best known for his victory in the 2001 California Derby. He won seven races and more than $350,000, racing primarily in Northern California.

Unbridled's Love

Unbridled Song-Love Avie$2,000Schock Ranch

* This well-bred 5-year-old lost his lone start. He is by the champion Unbridled's Song and is out of the multiple stakes winner Love Avie, who was a graded stakes winner in Northern California.


Kingmambo-One Smart LadyPrivateSun-Coast T'bred Farm

* A 5-year-old, he was winless in four starts while racing in Southern California. By a top Kentucky sire, he is a half-brother to two stakes winners.

Relocated Stallions

Arctic White

Airdrie Apache-Tropicana Anna$2,500Shadow Mountain Stables

* A rare pure white Thoroughbred, this 4-year-old made just one start in his racing career. He previously stood at stud in Oregon.

Back When

Olden Times-Well RecommendedPrivateCircle R Ranch

* This 18-year-old is the sire of 23 foals, 10 starters, and 6 winners. He was winless in nine starts on the racetrack.


Proud Birdie-Silk and Wrapper$3,000Madera Thoroughbreds

* The sire of the multiple stakes winner Flying Birdie $286,950) and five other stakes winners, he relocates from Florida where he stood for a similar fee. A 14-year-old, he won five stakes in a five-year career, including the Grade 1 Vosburgh in 1993.

Golden Gear

Gulch-Fineza$3,000Blooming Hills

* The sire of Ginger Gold, the 2001 Canadian champion 2-year-old filly, this 12-year-old relocates from Florida. A seven-time stakes winner, he was best from six furlongs to a mile.

Lord Charmer

Our Native-Embellished$1,500Madera Thoroughbred Farm

* A winner from 3 to 6, this 16-year-old veteran was stakes-placed in England and at Santa Anita. He has sired three stakes winners.

Mongol Warrior

Deputy Minister-Surely Georgie's$1,500Warren's Thoroughbreds

* This multiple stakes winner in Europe previously stood in Arkansas. A 10-year-old, he won marathon stakes on turf in France, Spain, and Switzerland and is a half-brother to three stakes winners.

Ride the Rails

Cryptoclearance-Herbalesian$7,500Pegasus Ranch

* Arrives at an ideal time, with son Candy Ride as one of top handicap runners based in the state. He previously stood in Argentina, where he sired several major stakes winners.

Storm Creek

Storm Cat-Shawnee Creek$7,500Rancho San Miguel

* A stakes winner at Arlington Park, this 10-year-old was previously based in Kentucky. He is the sire of such stakes winners as Stormy Pick, Music's Storm and Stormy Way.

Soul of the Matter

Private Terms-Soul Light$4,000E.A. Ranches

* A multiple stakes winner, this 12-year-old is best known for a race he lost, finishing a game second to Cigar in the inaugural Dubai World Cup in 1996. He arrived this fall from Japan, where he had stood since he went to stud in 1997.

You and I

Kris S.-La Chaposa$6,500Blooming Hills

* A Grade 1 stakes winner in the 1995 Metropolitan Handicap, he is the sire of You, a winner of more than $2 million and one of the top female runners in recent seasons. This 12-year-old stood in Kentucky last year.