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US Champ Artax Moves To Keane Stud
US 12-year-old sire & 1999 champion sprinter Artax (Marquetry-Raging Apalachee, by Apalachee) "has relocated to Keane Stud in New York" after standing the previous 2 years for US$10,000 at Metropolitan Stud, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. From 323 foals in 5 crops of racing age, Artax has sired 123 winners (6 stakes-winners, including 2004 Gr1 Prioress Stakes winner Friendly Michelle) from 185 starters that earned have US$7,020,491. Artax earned an Eclipse Award as champion sprinter after winning the 1999 US Gr1 Breeders' Cup Sprint, Gr1 Vosburgh Stakes & Gr1 Carter Handicap; overall he recorded 7 wins & earned US$1,685,840.