Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Bayern Sold To Stand In Korea

Bayern, the winner of the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic, has been sold to continue his stud career in Korea, BloodHorse reports.

The 10-year-old son of Offlee Wild was purchased by Dr. Sangil Choi, an eye doctor in Korea, to stand at his fledgling Great Hill Farm stallion operation. He previously stood at Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms in Kentucky, where he entered stud in 2016. Bloodstock agent Jun Park brokered the deal.

Bayern has sired three crops of racing age, with 104 winners and combined progeny earnings of more than $8.1 million. His leading runners include Grade 2-placed Bella Vita and Grade 3-placed Leggs Galore and Bayerness.

A winner in six of 15 starts during his on-track career, Bayern earned $4,454,930 for owner Kaleem Shah and trainer Bob Baffert. His won the Classic during his 3-year-old season, which also included wins in the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational Stakes, and the G2 Pennsylvania Derby and Woody Stephens Stakes.

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