Menari Added To Newgate Stallion Roster

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Outstanding sprinter will stand at after his career was cut short by a suspensory injury.

was preparing Menari for the $13 million when the injury surfaced earlier this month and the horse was retired by his owner/breeder George Altomonte.

Newgate's general manager Bruce Slade said the stud was delighted by the late addition to the 2018 stallion roster.

“We are committed to standing the very best and fastest sons of champion sires and Menari, an incredibly brilliant son of , certainly fits this mould,” Slade said.

“He is the horse that we have consistently rated as the most talented colt of his year and the most desirable stallion prospect of his .”

Menari won three of his eight starts including the 2017 Group Two .

Newgate said Menari would be well supported by Newgate and its SF Bloodstock, , and Kingstar Farm in addition to George Altomonte who will retain a significant portion of the horse.

“Menari is a machine. He's got the blood, looks and blinding speed. He's what Australian breeding is based upon,” China Horse Club's said.

Slade said the partnership had committed 60 mares to Menari who will stand for $27,500.

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