The Racing Post has it from Al Kazeem’s connections that the multiple group I winner is retiring at the end of the 2013 racing season. He will begin his stallion career for the 2014 breeding season.
Al Kazeem is a 5-year-old son of Dubawi out of Kazeem by Darshaan, a home bred and raced by John Deer. The stallion is trained by Roger Charlton.
The Racing Post also tells racing fans that Charlton and Deer are racing Al Kazeem in the Fr-I Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe [Longchamp] on October 6, expected to be his last race.
Al Kazeem’s record currently is 14 starts with 7-5-1. His earnings to date are $1,559,368. The stallion has been the victor in three Group I events: the Ire-I Tattersalls Gold Cup, Eng-I Ascot's Prince of Wales Stakes, and the Eng-I Coral Eclipse Stakes.
Bloodstock and racing adviser John Warren told Racing Post:
The Queen is thrilled to have acquired such an important, high-class stallion for the Royal Studs. Al Kazeem is an outstanding individual and being by Dubawi out of a Darshaan mare, he should be an extremely appealing prospect to breeders.
Specific details are still being developed.
Standing Al Kazeem at the Royal Studs will make the fourth stallion that is a son of Dubawi at stud in Britain.
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