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US Sire Chocolate Candy Retired To Stud In Canada
In Canada, US Gr3-winning & dual Gr1-placed 5YO stallion Chocolate Candy (Candy Ride-Crownette, by Seattle Slew) has been retired from racing for stallion duty in 2012 at Bar None Ranches in Alberta at a C$2,500 service fee, reported bloodhorse.com. Chocolate Candy (a half-brother to the granddam of Gr1-winner Twirling Candy) recorded 4 wins (including the Gr3 El Camino Real Derby, Listed California Derby & Listed Real Quiet Stakes) & 4 placings (including the Gr1 Hollywood Futurity, Gr1 Santa Anita Derby, Listed El Cajon Stakes, plus 5th in the Gr1 Kentucky Derby) from 21 starts for US$632,205 earnings. Chocolate Candy’s 2nd-dam is a half-sister to US Triple Crown winner Affirmed.