Calumet Farm’s Bal a Bali (by Put It Again) and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade I, $400,000 Shoemaker Mile, Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO
Put It Again, who was a a number of Grade/Group 1 sire in each the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, has died at age 23, the South American publication Turf Diario studies.
The son of Honour and Glory stood at Haras Santa Maria de Araras in Bagé, Brazil, the place he had grow to be a pillar of the nation’s stallion ranks.
Racing as a Florida homebred for Hobeau Farm and for coach Allen Jerkens, Put It Again received seven of 5 begins, highlighted by victories within the Grade 2 Riva Ridge Stakes and the listed Greatest Flip Stakes.
He retired to stud at Bridlewood Farm in Florida, and he was a frequent shuttle stallion to Brazil for a decade till taking everlasting residence in South America in 2013. He was named Brazil’s main sire in 2014.
Put It Again has sired 17 crops of racing age, with 883 winners and mixed progeny earnings of greater than $48.6 million.
His greatest star in both hemisphere succeeded in each hemispheres. Bal a Bali was named Brazil’s Horse of the Yr in 2014 after successful 4 Group 1 races in his native nation. He was then bought by Rick Porter’s Fox Hill Farm and delivered to the U.S., the place he turned a prime turf miler and notched victories within the G1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes and Frank E. Kilroe Mile Stakes.
His different Northern Hemisphere runners of word embody Canadian champion Noholdingback Bear, and Grade 1 winner In Summation and Jessica Is Again.
Put It Again’s South American year-end award winners are plentiful, together with Brazilian champions Seashore Ball, Billy Lady, Desejado Put, Requebra, Billion Greenback, Skypilot, English Main, Nitido, and Garbo Talks. He additionally sired Uruguayan Horse of the Yr Fitzgerald and champion Elliott Ness. The stallion even had a notable Japanese runner in Group 3 winner Black Bar Spin.
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