Another Thoroughbred stallion is taking off his racing horseshoes in order to take his turn in the breeding shed. Overanalyze who had a terrific win in the rich Grade I Arkansas Derby has just been retired from the racetrack. He will begin his stud career with the 2014 breeding season at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky.
At WinStar, Overanalyze will stand under the Dream Big program. Dream Big gives Thoroughbred mare owners lifetime breeding rights to Overanalyze when they produce two live foals under stands-and-nurses contracts during the stallion’s first couple of years at stud.
Overanalyze’s stud fee has been set at $10,000.
WinStar President and CEO Elliott Walden welcomes Overanalyze to the stallion roster. Says Walden,
Overanalyze is currently the last Grade 1 winner by Dixie Union ... so we believe he presents tremendous value through our Dream Big program. We’ve had success with our breeding rights programs with stallions like Spring At Last and Hold Me Back, and we think Overanalyze is going to be very popular as well.
Overanalyze is by Dixie Union, out of Unacloud. He is a half-brother to Grade 1 winner Meadow Breeze. Purchased at the 2011 Keeneland September sale for $380,000, Overanalyze is the last stallion by Dixie Union to enter stud.
During his short racing career, Overanalyze was campaigned by Todd Pletcher and Repole Stable, coming onto the scene as a bold and popular two-year old in 2012. He turned heads with his best career win in the Grade I Arkansas Derby. Overanalyze is a millionaire, retiring with total earnings of $1,046,381.
Overanalyze is a Grade 1 winner by a good sire, was an expensive yearling, and was a multiple graded-winning 2-year-old. What more can you say? He has every chance to be a quality sire.
Overanalyze can be seen at WinStar. Contact Darren Fox or Chance Timm for information at 859-297-1328, or visit WinStarFarm.com.
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