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US Gr1-Winner Divine Park Retired To Airdrie Stud
US Gr1-winning 4YO entire Divine Park (Chester House-High In The Park, by Ascot Knight) has been retired from racing & will take up stud duty at Brereton Jones' Airdrie Stud in Kentucky in 2009 at an initial fee of US$17,500 reported bloodhorse.com. Lightly-raced Divine Park (from the female family of Gr1-winners Imperial Gesture & Sardula) recorded 6 wins from 9 starts for US$612,935 earnings; his highlights include victories in this year's Gr1 Metropolitan Mile Handicap over 8 furlongs at Belmont Park & Gr3 Westchester Handicap by 5-lengths over 8 furlongs at Belmont, plus 2007's Gr3 Withers Stakes over 8 furlongs at Aqueduct, as well as a 2007 track record over Keeneland's Polytrack when covering 7 furlongs in 1min 21.17sec.