November 2nd, 2015

G1 SW LEA Arrives at Claiborne 2016 Stud Fee Announced

LEA home to CLB with WHcropGrade 1-winning millionaire LEA (First Samurai – Greenery, by Galileo [IRE]) arrived at Claiborne Farm this morning where he will enter stud for the 2016 breeding season.  Runner-up in the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile-G1 on Friday, LEA will stand for $12,500 live foal stands and nurses.   He will be available for inspection at the farm beginning Wednesday, November 4th.

Foaled and raised at Claiborne and a son of Claiborne stallion First Samurai, LEA raced for the farm and partner Adele Dilschneider.  He is out of the stakes-placed mare Greenery, who is a half-sister to three Graded stakes winners.  She is  a daughter of top international sire and emerging broodmare sire Galileo.

LEA earned $2.36 million in his 19 starts, and he won or placed in 16 races on dirt and turf  – 12 Graded stakes.  He won the 1 1/8-mile Donn H.-G1 in track record time, posted back-to-back wins in the Hal’s Hope S.-G3, and won the Commonwealth Turf S.-G3. In addition to the Breeders’ Cup-G1, he placed in the Stephen Foster H.-G1, Dubai World Cup-G1, Woodbine Mile-G1, etc.  He’s earned triple digit Beyer Speed Figures in seven of his last eight starts, including a 114 and a 110.

For more information contact Bernie Sams (859) 233-4252 or email bernie@claibornefarm.com.

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