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US Gr1-Winner Fastness Moves To Timber Ridge
US 18-year-old multiple Gr1-winning sire Fastness (Rousillon-City Fortress, by Troy) "is being relocated for the 2009 breeding season to Timber Ridge Farm in Pennsylvania" & will stand for US$3,500 reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Fastness (a half-brother to multiple Gr2-placed stakes-winner Desert Boy) has sired 181 foals in 9 crops of racing age, including multiple graded stakes-winner Le Cinquieme Essai (Canada's 2002 champion 3YO male); his 132 starters have notched 79 wins & earned US$4,582,501. On the track, Fastness recorded 9 wins (including 2 victories in the Gr1 Eddie Read Handicap at Del Mar) from 24 starts for US$1,581,165 earnings.