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It's A Dundeel To Stand At Arrowfield
The future of arguably Australasia's hottest stallion prospect has been decided with It's A Dundeel (High Chaparral-Stareel, by Zabeel) to stand at Arrowfield Stud in 2014. The Transtasman Syndicate, which owns the 5-time Gr1 winner, announced today that the outstanding 4YO entire will retire to the famous Hunter Valley nursery at the conclusion of his racing career. It's A Dundeel's spring campaign will continue unabated with the WS Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 26 still his chief target. Arrowfield Chairman John Messara said, "It's A Dundeel's pedigree combines the brilliance and classic stamina of Sadler's Wells and Zabeel infused with the incomparable speed of Luskin Star to create a racehorse of superlative quality over a range of distances." Messara continued, "It's A Dundeel's Underwood success - his fifth Gr1 win - highlights both his weight-for-age class and the turn of foot he had previously demonstrated in his emphatic seven-length victory in the Rosehill Guineas. He is indeed the real deal." Hitherto, It's A Dundeel has won 9 of his 14 career starts, including Gr1 victories in the Underwood Stakes, Australian Derby, Spring Champion Stakes, Rosehill Guineas & Randwick Guineas, for earnings of $2,372,415.