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US Sire Repent Moves To Vinery Kentucky
US multiple-graded stakes-winner Repent (Louis Quatorze-Baby Grace, by Cipayo) is relocating from Vinery Florida (where he stood the 2008 season for US$5,000) to Vinery Kentucky for the 2009 season, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Repent (a half-brother to dual Canadian champion King Ruckus) currently ranks 10th on US 2nd-crop sire list. He is the sire of 45 winners (5 stakes-winners) from 81 starters among 159 foals in 2 crops of racing age who've earned US$2,401,319; his stars include Gr2-winner Crown Of Thorns, multiple graded stakes-placed stakes-winner Atoned, multiple stakes-winner Repenting & Gr3-placed winner Famous Patriot. On the track, Repent recorded 5 wins (including the 2001 Gr2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs & Gr3 Kentucky Cup Juvenile Stakes at Turfway Park, plus both the 2002 Gr2 Louisiana Derby & Gr3 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds) & 3 runners-up (including the 2001 Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Belmont Park & Gr1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga) from 10 starts & earned US$1,255,660.