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US Gr2-Winner Zanjero Retired To Stud

Tuesday, 21st October 2008

Winchell Thoroughbreds has retired US Gr2-winning 4YO stallion Zanjero (Cherokee Run-Checkered Flag, by A.P.Indy) with plans for the 2009 breeding season still to be finalised, reported bloodhorse.com. Zanjero (a US$700,000 Keeneland September yearling) recorded 6 wins & 9 placings from 18 starts & earned US$1,620,000; his highlights included victories in the Gr2 Kentucky Cup Classic, Gr2 Indiana Derby & Gr3 West Virginia Derby (plus placings in the Gr1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, Gr2 Remsen Stakes, Gr2 Pennsylvania Derby, Gr2 Louisiana Derby, Gr2 Lone Star Park Handicap, Gr3 Risen Star Stakes, Gr3 Northern Dancer Stakes & Gr3 Texas Mile Stakes). Zanjero is a half-brother to multiple stakes-winner Victory Lap & a full-brother to Gr2-placed Acacia.

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