Kittens Abroad: Ramseys’ Global Plans for Foundation Sire

While racing success at home and abroad is in itself a goal for Ken Ramsey, it’s also a necessary stage-setter for the development of Kitten’s Joy as an international sire.

Kitten’s Joy’s first season at stud was in 2006, and the following year, Ramsey bred him on Southern Hemisphere time at his Lexington farm to nearly two dozen mares, then shipped 15 of them in foal to Australia, to race or be sold at the Magic Millions sale.

That first foray into international breeding ended in disappointment, according to Ramsey Farm manager Mark Partridge.

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One thought on “Kittens Abroad: Ramseys’ Global Plans for Foundation Sire

  1. That was a very interesting article. Not sure what to think about this whole hemisphere changing explanation. Also, went back to part 1. Interested in the progress of Gulfstream Kitten.

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