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4/3/13 - Slew City Slew (1984 – 2013)

Multiple Grade 1 winner and top sire SLEW CITY SLEW died April 3 at the age of 29. The fantastic son of Seattle Slew stood his entire career at Airdrie Stud near Versailles, Kentucky, and has been buried near his paddock at the farm.

A millionaire on the racetrack, Slew City Slew won the Oaklawn Handicap (G1) and Gulfstream Park Handicap (G1) at five and the Salvator Mile Handicap (G3) and Polynesian Handicap, in track record time, at four. During his career, he also ran second in the Donn Handicap (G1) and Widener Handicap (G1) and ran both second and third in the Meadowlands Cup Handicap (G1). In total, he made ... [more]

10/2/11 - Slew City Slew Pensioned

Seattle Slew's multiple Grade 1-winning son SLEW CITY SLEW has been pensioned from stallion duties at the age of 27.

On the racetrack, Slew City Slew won the Gulfstream Park Handicap (G1), Oaklawn Handicap (G1) and Salvator Mile Handicap (G3). He also placed in four other Grade 1 tests and earned more than $1 million while racing for a partnership that included Karen and Mickey Taylor.

The sire of 54 stakes winners, Slew City Slew entered stud in 1990 at Airdrie near Midway, Kentucky, where he stood his entire career. Hi... [more]

9/1/11 - Slew's Saga Represented by First Stakes Winner

Slew's Saga (Seattle Slew), winner of Woodbine's Cup and Saucer Stakes at two, got his first winner and stakes winner in one perfect package. Two-year-old SWEET SAGA broke her maiden while winning the $50,000 Barbara Shinpoch Stakes at Emerald Downs on Aug. 28.

The bay filly raced well off the pace for the first six furlongs and launched her move on the outside in the second turn. Angling out more in the stretch, she found another gear and wore down the pacesetter late to gain the lead in time. Crossing the wire a half-length in front, Sweet Saga ran one mile in 1:36 4/5 over the fast main track. Sweet Saga was ma... [more]

4/29/11 - A.P. Indy Pensioned

Seattle Slew's Horse of the Year son A.P. INDY has been retired from stallion duties. A champion on the track and in the breeding shed, A.P. Indy — like his sire — has left a permanent and impressive mark on the breed.

Sold for $2.9 million, A.P. Indy was the highest-priced yearling purchased at auction in 1990, and he earned back every penny and then some on the track. The bay colt earned $2,979,815 from just 11 career starts. A Grade 1 winner two and three, A.P. Indy's stakes wins came in the 1991 Hollywood Futurity (G1) and the 1992 San Rafael Stakes (G2), Santa Anita Derby (G1), Peter Pan Stakes (G... [more]

4/2/10 - Seattle Shamus Colt, Filly Named Oregon Champions

Seattle Slew's son SEATTLE SHAMUS was represented by Oregon's champion two-year-old colt and filly of 2009. Smoken Sham and Shame On Rosie were honored during the Oregon Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association annual awards banquet on March 13.

The two state champions capped their successful juvenile seasons with victories during the Dec. 14, 2009, Oregon Championship Day at Portland Meadows. Smoken Sham, a gray/roan gelding, won the $21,050 Bill Wineberg Stakes, while Shame On Rosie, a bay filly, took the $20,000 Janet Wineberg Stakes.



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