The hard-running 6-year-old stallion Morning Line is headed to Lane’s End to join its excellent stallion roster. The millionaire and grade I winning stallion has retired from his racing career to take his part in the breeding shed at Lane’s End Farm starting with the 2014 breeding season. Owned by William S. Farish, Lane's End has set Morning Line’s initial fee at $10,000.
Bred by Dell Ridge Farm, Morning Line was raced by Lane's End, Dixiana Stables, and Thoroughbred Legends Racing Stable. He is royally bred by Tiznow, out of Indian Snow by A P Indy. Morning Line was a $700,000 purchase at the Keeneland September sale in 2008, where he was an entry in the Lane's End consignment.
Morning Line ran a total of 15 races, ending up with a record of 5-4-2. He earned a total of $1,251,300.
He ran primarily in graded stakes at distances of seven furlongs to 1-1/8 miles. A few noteworthy wins were the Grade II Pennsylvania Derby, the Grade I Carter Handicap and the Grade II Mervyn LeRoy Handicap.
Farish says of Morning Line,
We are extremely impressed with Morning Line's race record, and given his striking good looks and exceptional pedigree, he has the potential to make an outstanding sire.
Morning Line may now be viewed at Lane's End.
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