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Court Vision To Stand At Park Stud In Canada
B. Wayne Hughes’s Spendthrift Farm confirmed 4-time Gr1-winning & 5-time Gr1-placed 6YO stallion Court Vision (Gulch-Weekend Storm, by Storm Bird) will be retired following the US Gr1 Breeders’ Cup Mile on November 5 & “will enter stud in 2012 at Park Stud in Ontario” reported bloodhorse.com.Court Vision (who will be competing in the Breeders’ Cup Mile for the 3rd consecutive year) was a US$180,000 yearling at the 2006 Keeneland September Sale & subsequently a US$350,000 2YO at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton February Sale. He currently boasts 8 wins (including 2010’s Canada Gr1 Woodbine Mile over 8 furlongs at Woodbine & US Gr1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap over 9 furlongs in Miami, plus 2009's Gr1 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes over 8 furlongs at Keeneland & both 2008's Gr1 Hollywood Derby over 10 furlongs at Hollywood Park & Gr2 Jamaica Handicap over 9 furlongs at Belmont Park, as well as 2007's Gr2 Remsen Stakes over 9 furlongs at Aqueduct & Gr3 Iroquois Stakes over 8 furlongs at Churchill Downs) & 8 placings (including 2010’s US Gr1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic over 9 furlongs at Churchill Downs & Gr1 Maker's Mark Mile Stakes over 8 furlongs at Keeneland, plus 2009's Gr1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes over 9 furlongs at Churchill Downs & Gr1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap over 9 furlongs at Gulfstream Park, as well as 2008's Gr1 Wood Memorial Stakes over 9 furlongs at Aqueduct, Gr2 Virginia Derby over 10 furlongs at Colonial Downs & Gr2 Fountain Of Youth Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Gulfstream Park) from 30 starts for US$2,666,658 earnings. Court Vision is a grandson of Weekend Surprise (dam of leading sire A.P.Indy & Gr1 Preakness Stakes winner Summer Squall).