Thursday, November 16, 2017
Protonico, the four-time Graded stakes-winning son of Giant’s Causeway, has moved to John Phillips’ Darby Dan Farm in Lexington to stand the upcoming 2018 breeding season. His fee will be $6,500 stands and nurses...
Monday, November 13, 2017
Tapiture's Keeneland November sale weanlings have been some of the most popular of any first-crop sire at the auction...
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Sunday's session of the Keeneland November sale featured a $175,000 colt by Dialed In...
KY Derby winner shares unique link with Ambassador
RSS Feeds Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Animal Kingdom shares a unique link with Darby Dan’s young Group-winning stallion Ambassador (Ger).
 
Ambassador is the only stallion at stud in North America by the four-time leading German Sire Acatenango. Animal Kingdom is out of a Group-winning mare by Acatenango. Both Ambassador and the dam of Animal Kingdom, won their Group races in Germany over a distance of ground, Ambassador at 10.93 furlongs and Animal Kingdom’s dam at 9.94 furlongs.
 
By Acatenango out of After Eight Blues, by Bold Ruckus, Ambassador bred just a few mares in a test crop in 2010. These first foals are now arriving, and have outstanding substance and excellent bone.
 
An outstanding proven outcross, Ambassador is standing the 2011 season for private treaty, property of Mr. and Mrs. John M.B. O’Connor.