Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation has retired from racing to start his stud career. He will stand at Pin Oak Stud, Versailles, Kentucky, for the 2014 breeding season.
Josephine Abercrombie released the announcement for Pin Oak. Says Abercrombie,
In my opinion, Alternation is one of the best-looking horses I’ve ever had. He’s got all the right qualities.
Alternation is a Pin Oak homebred by Distorted Humor out of the graded stakes mare Alternate by Seattle Slew. Alternate won or placed in ten stakes and is a half sister to Peaks and Valleys.
He was trained by Donnie Von Hemel. Retiring with 9 wins, 1 second and 1 third out of 19 race starts, Alternation earned a total of $1,064,727.
He numbers among his top races the Grade II Peter Pan Stakes, 1-1/8 miles at Belmont Park as a 2-year old, the Oaklawn’s Essex Handicap, the Grade III Razorback, the Grade III Pimlico Special and the exciting stretch battle win in the 2012 Governor’s Cup at Remington Park.
Pin Oak Stud has not yet announced Alternation’s fees.
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