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US Champ Stardom Bound Retired & Heads To Big Brown
US 5-time Gr1-winner & 2008 Champion 2YO Filly Stardom Bound (Tapit-My White Corvette, by Tarr Road) "has been retired from racing & will be bred to 2008 champion & dual classic-winner Big Brown this spring," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Stardom Bound (originally purchased for US$50,000 at the 2007 Keeneland September Yearling Sale & resold for US$375,000 at the 2008 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co March sale of selected 2YOs-in-training, before selling again for US$5.7 million to Michael Iavarone & Richard Schiavo's IEAH Stables at the 2008 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale after she won that year's Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies) recorded 5 wins (also including the Gr1 Santa Anita Oaks, Gr1 Las Virgenes Stakes, Gr1 Del Mar Debutante Stakes & Gr1 Oak Leaf Breeders' Cup Stakes) & 3 runners-up (in the Gr1 Ashland Stakes, Gr2 Sorrento Stakes & Gr2 El Encino Stakes) from 12 starts for US$1,861,610 earnings.