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Signature Adds 4 Stallions
In Florida, William Schettine's Signature Stallions has added 4 new sires to its roster for next year, reported thoroughbredtimes.com:
- Kentucky-bred 7YO dual Gr2 winner Freefourinternet (Tabasco Cat-Dixie Chimes, by Dixieland Band) won 8 of 44 starts (including the 2004 Gr2 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap, 2003 Gr2 Kelso Breeders' Cup, 2004 Labor Day Handicap & a pair of stakes in the UK) & earned US$1,106,136. His dam Dixie Chimes (who has also produced stakes-winner Pleasant Chimes) is a full sister to multiple Gr2 winner & sire Chimes Band.
- 7YO 1st-season stallion Western Pride (Way West-Strongerthanpride, by Proud Birdie) won 10 of 32 starts (4 graded stakes victories, including the 2001 Gr2 Ohio Derby & 2002 Gr2 San Fernando Breeders' Cup Stakes) & earned US$1,289,929.
- 5YO 1st-season stallion Irish Road (Unbridled's Song-Twin Propeller, by Known Fact) won 5 of 9 starts; his dam is a half-sister to 4 stakes-winners.
- The Name's Jimmy (a 16-year-old son of Encino) moves to Signature from Elite Thoroughbreds in Louisiana to stand his 12th season.