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  • Country Life is extremely excited to announce that Graded Stakes Winner SUPER NINETY NINE will join our stallion roster for the 2015 breeding season! A son of Pulpit, himself the sire of current leading sire Tapit and of Lucky Pulpit, who produced this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, SUPER NINETY NINE romped in the Grade 3 Southwest Stakes as a 3-year-old and also placed in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby. Owned by Country Life and Spendthrift Farm, SUPER NINETY NINE will be available for the "Share the Upside" program, requiring mare owners to breed to him at a fee of $5,000 in each of his first two seasons at stud; otherwise he will stand for a fee of $4,000 LFSN. You can read more in the Paulick Report and Blood-Horse articles at the "News Headlines" tab below. ...
  • Yearling colt by Friesan Fire brought $140,000 at the Keeneland Sale on Tuesday! The handsome colt out of a 1/2-sister to Ventana sold for $55,000 as a weanling. ...
  • CLF Partnership mare MOON MAP scored her second straight victory over the Tapeta surface at Presque Isle in Thursday's 5th race - congratulations to all her partners! ...
  • CLF Partnership gelding PATRICK HENRY will run in the 5th race on Thursday at Laurel at 5-1/2 furlongs on the turf. Post-time is 3:10pm, and PATRICK will be chasing a $30,000 purse, plus an additional 17.5% owner bonus as a MD-bred. ...
  • Four Merryland Grads found the winner's circle this past weekend! Congratulations to the connections of ACINI DI PEPE (7-length winner of the 9th race at Monmouth on Saturday, a $47,250 allowance), DISTANT ISLANDS (nose winner of the 6th race at Thistledown on Sunday, a $22,500 allowance), DOWNTOWN BALL (2-length winner of the 7th on Saturday at Monmouth), and PRIMAL LOVE (5-length winner of the 1st at Penn on Friday)!(end headlines)
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Super Ninety Nine pic
11-length Grade 3 winner by sire-of-sires Pulpit, out of Exogenetic (by Unbridled's Song). Retires to stud for 2015. Stands for $4,000 LFSN (Share the Upside, $5,000 LFSN).
Cal Nation pic
Graded-stakes placed winner by Distorted Humor, out of fantastic producer She's A Winner (by A.P. Indy). First foals arrived in 2014. Stands for $3,500 LFSN.
Freedom Child pic
13-length Grade 2 winner by former Country Life stallion Malibu Moon out of Bandstand (by Deputy Minister), covered his first book of mares in 2014. Stands for $3,500 LFSN.
Friesan Fire pic
Son of A.P. Indy was a multiple graded stakes winner of $679,356 and favorite in the Kentucky Derby-G1. First foals arrived in '13. Stands for $4,000 LFSN.
Malibu Moon pic
Malibu Moon now stands at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky after getting his start at Country Life Farm. Stands for $95,000 LFSN in 2014.
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News Headlines
• BH: Super Ninety Nine to Country Life for 2015
Graded stakes winner Super Ninety Nine has been retired from racing and will stand in 2015 at Josh and Mike Pons' Country …
Posted: 9/14/14 | Full Details | Outside Story
• Paulick Report: Graded Stakes Winner Super Ninety Nine Retired to Stud
Super Ninety Nine, a graded stakes-winning son of Pulpit, has been retired from racing and will stand at Josh and Mike …
Posted: 9/14/14 | Full Details | Outside Story

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This years season began 2/12 with two fillies hours apart . The Count now is 21 fillies & 21 colts
Created/Last Updated: 06/17/14

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Races We're Watching
AveryonPhiladelphia (Parx)Race 9Equibase
J.J's JewelPresque IsleRace 1Equibase
Wednesday 9/24
FiendfyrePenn NationalRace 4Equibase
Great StartLaurelRace 8Equibase
Thursday 9/25
GwendolynPenn NationalRace 2Equibase
PATRICK HENRYLaurelRace 5Equibase

Horses of special interest to Country Life and its partners. 

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