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UK Sire Needwood Blade Moves To Sweden
UK-based 11-year-old 2nd-season sire Needwood Blade (Pivotal-Finlaggan, by Be My Chief) “has been transferred from Mickley Stud in Shropshire to stand at Ljungstorps Stud in Sweden next year,” reported racingpost.com. Needwood Blade (who stood his 1st season at Helshaw Grange Stud) was advertised at a £3,000 (A$5,400) fee this year. On the track, Needwood Blade won the UK Gr3 Palace House Stakes & US Gr3 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Handicap.