‘Local Interest’ Convinces Ramsey To Keep Kitten’s Joy In The U.S.

by | 10.03.2017 | 5:02pm
Kitten's Joy

Ken Ramsey was convinced that sending his homebred Kitten's Joy overseas was the only option remaining for the “underappreciated” stallion. After he announced that decision to the public, an outpouring of support from local Kentucky breeders convinced Ramsey to change his mind. According to bloodhorse.com, the 16-year-old son of El Prado will be staying in the States.

“He will NOT be going overseas,” Ramsey said. “Can't believe all the local interest here in Kentucky. Guess when you have the number one living sire on the general sire list some important horse people don't want him to leave the state.”

Kitten's Joy is North America's leading turf sire, and is second by earnings behind the late Unbridled's Song on the general sire list.

Now, Ramsey is in the process of finding a partner to help him stand the stallion in 2018.

Read more at bloodhorse.com.

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