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Dual Gr1-placed US Sire Chief Seattle Moves To Lake Shore
In the US, dual Gr1-placed 14-year-old stallion Chief Seattle (Seattle Slew-Skatingonthinice, by Icecapade) who was Indiana's leading sire in 2009-10 "has been relocated to another Indiana farm" reported bloodhorse.com. Chief Seattle previously stood at WinRich Thoroughbreds, but will now stand at Lake Shore Farm for US$2,500. He has sired 27 stake horses, including 2010 Gr2-winner & millionaire Bold Chieftain, Canadian champion Shillelagh Slew & Gr2-winner Seafree. Overall Chief Seattle is represented by 74% winners-from-starters & the earners of more than US$14.5 million; his average earnings-per-runner is more than US$51,000. On the track, Kentucky-bred Chief Seattle won 1 of 4 starts (plus runner-ups in both the 1999 Gr1 Champagne Stakes & Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile) & earned US$327,000.