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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Sun King

Tuesday, 24th May 2011

In Italy, US dual Gr2-winning & 8-times Gr1-placed 9YO freshman stallion Sun King (Charismatic-Clever But Costly, by Clever Trick) recorded his 1st winner when US-bred 2YO colt Legalis (Sun King-Eh La Bas Chere, by Time For A Change) scored over 1200m at San Siro in Milan for trainer Riccardo Menichetti, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Sun King (a half-brother to 3 stakes-winners) stands for US$10,000 at Darby Dan Farm in Kentucky & has 78 2YOs in his 1st-crop. On the track, Sun King recorded 6 wins (4 graded-stakes, including the Gr1 Pennsylvania Derby & Gr2 Commonwealth Breeders' Cup Stakes) & 12 placings (8 Gr1-placings, including the Gr1 Metropolitan Handicap, Gr1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Stakes, Gr1 Haskell Invitational Handicap, Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Gr1 Whitney Handicap, Gr1 Champagne Stakes & Gr1 Woodward Stakes twice) from 28 starts for US$2,240,008 earnings.

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