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Grade 1 Winner Voodoo Song To Enter Stud In Turkey

Voodoo Song in the Saranac winner’s circle

Voodoo Song, a Grade 1-winning turf miler and near-seven-figure earner, has been sold to begin his stallion career at Evcimen Stud Farm in Turkey, per the Turkish publication Yaris Dergisi.

The 6-year-old son of English Channel retired earlier this year with eight wins in 26 starts for earnings of $954,350. He raced as a New York homebred for Barry K. Schwartz's Stonewall Farm.

Voodoo Song saw his most successful campaign in 2018, where he led at every point of call to win the Grade 1 Fourstardave Handicap and the listed Forbidden Apple Stakes. A year earlier, he won the G3 Saranac Stakes in similar front-running fashion, then he was caught at the wire to finish second in the G3 Commonwealth Derby.

Also of note during his racing career, he won four consecutive races at Saratoga (five total in two years), a feat previously achieved only by Hall of Famer Native Dancer, who had four consecutive wins in 1952.

Voodoo Song is out of the stakes-winning Unbridled's Song mare Mystic Chant, whose eight foals to race are all winners, also including stakes-placed Singapore Trader.

Last month, Voodoo Song went through the ring as a stallion prospect at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, where he finished under his reserve with a final bid of $95,000.

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