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US Gr1-Winner Swiss Yodeler Moves To Harris Farms
Following this month's closure of Patricia Youngman's Santa Ynez-based Pepper Oaks Farm, US Gr1-winning 14-year-old stallion Swiss Yodeler (sire of 2006 Gr1 Breeders' Cup Sprint champion & US Eclipse Award winner Thor's Echo) "has been moved to John Harris's farm near Coalinga in California," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Swiss Yodeler (Eastern Echo-Drapeau, by Raja Baba) stood the 2008 season at Pepper Oaks for US$10,000 & his 7 crops to race have earned US$16,626,626 (with 19 stakes victories & 35 stakes-placings); as well as Thor's Echo, his stars also include stakes-winners Oberwald, Swiss Current & Swiss Diva. On the track himself, multiple graded stakes-winner Swiss Yodeler recorded 6 wins from 24 starts for US$761,442 earnings.