11/02/2004 12:00AM

Perfect Soul to Darby Dan


Five new stallions have joined the Kentucky stud roster for 2005: Canadian champion Perfect Soul, Grade 1 winner Cuvee, and graded stakes winners Newfoundland, Canadian Frontier, and Teton Forest.

Darby Dan Farm in Lexington will stand Perfect Soul for $15,000, and Newfoundland also will stand for $15,000 at Brookdale Farm in Lexington. Airdrie Stud in Midway will stand Canadian Frontier for $10,000. Cuvee and Teton Forest will both stand at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington for fees of $10,000 and $5,000, respectively.

Perfect Soul, a 6-year-old Sadler's Wells horse, was Canada's champion turf horse last year. He won the 2003 Shadwell Mile Stakes, a Grade 1 event, and Canada's Grade 2 King Edward Breeders' Cup Handicap, as well as this year's Grade 2 Maker's Mark Mile. He retires with a 21-7-5-1 record and $1,527,764 in earnings.

Cuvee, runner-up in Eclipse voting last year for juvenile champion, won three graded stakes at 2, most notably the Futurity Stakes. A 3-year-old son of Carson City, he retires with a 9-4-2-1 record and $402,044.

Newfoundland won this year's Grade 3 Canadian Turf and Skip Away handicaps, as well as the 2003 Coronado's Quest Stakes. A 4-year-old Storm Cat colt, he retires with a 22-7-3-2 record and $677,534.

Canadian Frontier, a 5-year-old son of Gone West, won this year's Grade 3 Bold Ruler and two other stakes. He closes his racing career with a 13-6-1-1 record and a $253,239 bankroll.

Teton Forest, a 3-year-old Forestry colt, ended his career with a six-length victory in the Grade 2 Jerome in September. He retires with a record of 8-3-2-0 and $222,000 in earnings.