Magna Graduate, a six-time graded stakes winner with more than $2.5 million in earnings, has been relocated to Dr. Robert Zoellner’s Rockin’ Z Ranch in Beggs, Oklahoma, for the 2016 breeding season. The son of Honor Grades, who previously stood in Florida, will stand for a fee of $2,500 and join a stallion roster that includes Notional and Kennedy.
A winner of 10 of 35 starts with six seconds and six thirds, Magna Graduate recorded graded stakes wins at 3, 4 and 5. His richest victory came in the Grade 2, $573,500 Clark Handicap at Churchill Downs. He also finished third in the Group 1, $6 million Dubai World Cup.
From four crops to race, Magna Graduate has sired nine stakes winners and the earners of more than $5.3 million. Among his leading runners are Iowa Derby (G3) winner Jessica’s Star, Debutante Stakes (G3) winner Blueeyesintherein and Hopeful Stakes (G1) runner-up Magna Light.