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Gr1 Star Eastern Anthem Retired To UK Withyslade
In the UK, Godolphin's Gr1-winning & triple Gr1-placed Irish-bred 7YO stallion Eastern Anthem (Singspiel-Kazzia, by Zinaad) “will stand his 1st season next year alongside Indian Haven at Withyslade Farm in Wiltshire”, reported racingpost.com. Eastern Anthem (last seen running 6th in the 2010 Gr1 Dubai Sheema Classic) recorded 5 wins (including the 2009 UAE Gr1 Dubai Sheema Classic) & 7 placings (in the German Gr1 Preis Von Europa, German Gr1 Grosser Preis Von Baden, German Gr1 Rheinland-Pokal, UK Listed Silver Cup, UK Listed Tapster Stakes, UK Listed Cocked Hat Stakes & UK Listed Newmarket Stakes) from 16 starts for £2,406,344 (A$3.85m) earnings. Eastern Anthem (the 1st foal out of Gr1 English 1000 Guineas & Gr1 English Oaks winner Kazzia) is “1 of only 2 sons at stud in Europe by Singspiel, alongside Moon Ballad.