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All Positive For Animal Kingdom
Arrowfield Stud's Dubai World Cup & Kentucky Derby winning first season sire Animal Kingdom (Leroidesanimaux-Dalicia, by Acatenango) has literally made a positive start to his stud career with six positive tests so far. His highly impressive debut book includes early coverings Vitesse Dane (Gr1 Queensland Oaks), Merlene de Lago (Gr2 winning daughter of Golden Slipper winner Merlene), Suspicion (Gr3 winner), Armed For Action (Listed winner and 3rd in the Gr1 Blue Diamond Stakes), Miss Bussell (Stakes-winning Gr1-placed dam of Gr3 winner Miss Darcey) & Gibraltar Campion (Listed Stakeswinner and dam of promising Starcraft filly and $220,000 Inglis Easter Yearling purchase Leia). Arrowfield Stud's operations manager Sam Fairgray enthused, "[Animal Kingdom is] the smartest first season stallion I have seen in the barn, an absolute natural and a pleasure to work with."