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Pioneerof The Nile US$20k Fee At Vinery
Vinery announced US multiple Gr1-winning 3YO millionaire colt Pioneerof the Nile (Empire Maker-Star Of Goshen, by Lord At War) will stand the 2010 breeding season at a US$20,000 fee. This season Pioneerof the Nile won the Gr1 Santa Anita Derby (9 furlongs), Gr2 San Felipe Stakes (8.5 furlongs) & Gr2 Robert Lewis Stakes (8.5 furlongs), before finishing 2nd in the Gr1 Kentucky Derby (10 furlongs). As a 2YO in 2008, he also won the Gr1 Hollywood Futurity (8.5 furlongs) & finished 3rd in the Gr1 Breeders' Futurity (8.5 furlongs); overall he retired with 5 wins & 2 placings from 10 starts for US$1,634,200 earnings.