09/07/2013 2:25PM

Overanalyze, won Arkansas Derby, retired to stud

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Barbara D. Livingston
Overanalyze retires as a multiple graded winner and earner of more than $1 million.

Overanalyze, a Grade 1-winning 3-year-old and millionaire, has been retired from racing, owner Mike Repole said Saturday.

Repole said stud plans are pending, though he hoped to announce something within a month.

A son of Dixie Union trained by Todd Pletcher, Overanalyze won 4 of 11 starts, winning at distances from five furlongs to 1 1/8 miles. At 3, he won the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby before finishing 11th in the Kentucky Derby, run over a sloppy track. Overanalyze also ran in the Belmont Stakes, finishing seventh.

At 2, Overanalyze won his career debut going five furlongs at Saratoga and also won the Grade 2 Futurity going six furlongs at Belmont and the Grade 2 Remsen at 1 1/8 miles at Aqueduct.

“A special horse, a Grade 1 winner, another horse that got me to the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes,” Repole said. “There aren’t many horses that can win a maiden race at Saratoga wire to wire and then win the Futurity coming from last. He ran a real gutsy race in the Remsen when it looked like at the eighth pole he was going to finish third.”

Overanalyze finished his career with a third in the West Virginia Derby and a fifth in the Grade 1 King’s Bishop at Saratoga. He had career earnings of $1,046,381.

Overanalyze, a $380,000 yearling purchase at the 2011 Keeneland September yearling sale, is out of the unraced Unaccounted For mare Unacloud, making him a half-brother to the Grade 1 winner Meadow Breeze.