Injured Derby starter heads off to breeding career
Archarcharch, who had surgery after injuring his left front
ankle in the Kentucky Derby, is headed off to a new career as a
The colt left Churchill Downs on Friday for Spendthrift Farm in
Lexington, Ky., where he will stand at stud beginning next
Trainer Jinks Fires says he might slip the colt a bag of
peppermints for his trip.
Archarcharch might have been in Baltimore preparing for
Saturday’s Preakness had he not been hurt in the early stages of
the Derby on May 7.