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Captain Sonador Retired To Raheen At $11k
Meanwhile Queensland's Raheen Stud confirmed Gr1 Epsom Handicap-winning 4YO stallion Captain Sonador (Shamardal-Pushing Daisies, by Kenny's Best Pal) has been officially retired & will stand his initial season at the Gladfield Valley farm for $11,000. Currently Captain Sonador (a $30,000 yearling consigned by Mill Park Stud at the 2008 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) recorded 6 wins (including January's Listed Goldmarket Handicap over 1300m at the Gold Coast, plus 2010's Gr1 Epsom Handicap over 1600m at Randwick) & 8 placings (including January's Magic Millions Cup over 1400m at the Gold Coast, plus 2010's Gr1 Randwick Guineas over 1600m at Randwick, Gr2 Hobartville Stakes over 1400m at Rosehill & Gr3 Bill Ritchie Handicap over 1400m at Randwick, as well as 2009's Magic Millions Trophy over 1000m at Rockhampton) from 31 starts for $729,500 earnings.