02/13/2017 4:44PM

Unified will stand at Lane's End when he is finished racing

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Barbara D. Livingston
Unified wins the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park last May.

Grade 2 winner Unified will stand at Lane’s End in Versailles, Ky. upon his retirement from racing.

The 4-year-old son of Candy Ride has won three of four starts, all for owner Centennial Farms and trainer Jimmy Jerkens, earning $328,500. Last year he won the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park and Grade 3 Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct.

Unified is training toward his 2017 debut at Palm Meadows Training Center in South Florida.

“Unified has lived up to all we thought from the beginning when he was showcased by Lane’s End at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale,” said Don Little Jr., president of Centennial Farms. “We look forward his future success and could not be more thrilled knowing upon retirement he will have a stall at Lane’s End, bringing his journey full circle.”

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Bred in Kentucky by Blue Devil Racing Stable, Unified is out of the stakes-placed Dixie Union mare Union City, whose two winners from four foals to race also includes multiple-stakes-placed Honkeytonk Man.

Unified is from the family of champion Dehere and Grade 2 winner Dixie City. His sire, Candy Ride, is a longtime resident of Lane’s End.

“Candy Ride is among the best stallions in America, and his best son Twirling Candy is one of the most exciting young sires out there,” said Will Farish of Lane’s End. “Securing the breeding career of Unified ensures Candy Ride’s legacy will continue at Lane’s End.”