Yankee Cruiser to Sugar Valley Farm for 2014
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Sugar Valley Farm and the Yankee Cruiser syndicate are pleased to announce that Yankee Cruiser will stand at the Delaware, Ohio nursery for the 2014 breeding season.
The son of Artiscape out of the Jate Lobell mare A Yankee Classic has sired four sub 1:50 performers and winners of $24.6 million, including Sweet Lou (1:47.4s - $2,054,001) and the 2012 Jugette champion, Darena Hanover (1:50.1f - $650,607).
On the racetrack, Yankee Cruiser was a very consistent performer finishing on the board in 26 of 35 career starts, winning $1,150,123. He established his lifetime mark of 1:49.3s in winning the $1 million North American Cup.
Yankee Cruiser returns to Ohio after standing the last six seasons at Hanover Shoe Farm in Pennsylvania.
"We are pleased to have Yankee Cruiser back in the Buckeye State,” noted Joe McLead, co-owner of Sugar Valley Farm. "He was a dominate sire in Ohio in the late 2000s and we expect the same in the future.”
Yankee Cruiser will stand for a $4,500 fee in 2014.