Sequel Stallions announces 2019 fees, Stallion Showcase set for Jan. 13

Friday, December 28th, 2018

(Edited press release)

Becky Thomas’ Sequel Stallions has announced 2019 stud fees for the farm’s stallion roster and scheduled its annual Stallion Showcase for January 13, 2019.

Three Sequel stallions will stand for $7,500 in 2019.

Freud, New York’s leading sire by earnings, turf, and AEI is the versatile full brother to Giant’s Causeway and has for the fifth time had yearly progeny earnings exceeding $5 million. He is New York’s leading sire of New York-breds by winners and earnings from 2012 through 2018, with lifetime progeny earnings of nearly $60 million.

Unbridled’s Song’s Grade 1-performing millionaire Mission Impazible is New York’s leading third crop sire with progeny earnings over $5 million.

The most popular New York sire of 2017 and 2018 by number of mares bred Laoban is a winner of the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes and is New York’s only son of Uncle Mo.

Standing for $5,000 is the Grade 1 winning juvenile whose first crop are 2-year-olds of 2018. Alpha, the multiple Grade 1 winning millionaire son of Bernardini will represent Darley in New York.

Multiple stakes winner Union Jackson will also stand for $5,000. Union Jackson is by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, out of Hot Dixie Chick, a Grade 1 winning half-sister to Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming.

Stephanoatsee by A.P. Indy, a half-brother to multiple Grade 1 and classic winning Shackleford, will stand privately for Mr. Leonard Riggio’s My Meadowview LLC.

New for 2019 is track record setting, multiple graded stakes winner Destin, a full brother to Grade 1 sire Creative Cause. Destin, who was was nosed in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes, is owned by a syndicate and is supported by Gainesway Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Farm as well as Sequel New York.

Also new to the roster for 2019 is multiple stakes winner The Lieutenant, a half-brother to undefeated, Triple Crown Champion Justify and sired by Grade 1 Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense. He was second only to Diversify in the Grade 2 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, defeating Discreet Lover, Hopportunity, Tapwrit, War Story, etc. Both freshmen will stand for $6,500 LFSN.

The 2019 Sequel New York roster:

Alpha  $5,000  Bernardini – Munnaya, by Nijinsky II
Destin  $6,500  Giant’s Causeway – Dream Of Summer, by Siberian Summer
Freud  $7,500 Storm Cat – Mariah’s Storm, by Rahy
Laoban  $7,500 Uncle Mo – Chattertown, by Speightstown
Mission Impazible  $7,500 Unbridled’s Song – La Paz, By Hold Your Peace
Stephanoatsee  Private AP Indy – Oatsee, by Unbridled
The Lieutenant  $6,500  Street Sense – Stage Magic, by Ghostzapper
Union Jackson  $5,000  Curlin – Hot Dixie Chick, by Dixie Union

All fees are Live Foal/Stands & Nurses. Multiple mare discounts are available as well as incentives for repeat breeders.

The stallions will be available for inspection at the annual Stallion Showcase on January 13, 2019 at Sequel Stallions New York in Hudson from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year’s showcase will have Excellent Cajun Food (Team Laoban) and Kendall Jackson Wine (Team Union Jackson). There will be a stallion season raffle. For more information please call (800) 925-2913 or visit at

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