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Sidney's Candy to continue his stallion career in Turkey

Son of Candy Ride previously stood at WinStar Farm

Sidney's Candy: Santa Anita Derby winner will now stand at Karacabey Stud
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Sidney's Candy is to become the first son of Candy Ride to stand in Turkey after the Grade 1 winner was purchased by Turkish Bloodstock to stand at Karacabey Stud for the 2018 breeding season.

The ten-year-old has entered a 30-day quarantine at Elmendorf Farm near Lexington ahead of shipping to Turkey in mid-October. 

Retired to WinStar Farm in 2012, Sidney's Candy also shuttled to Haras La Paison in Argentina from 2012-17. He is the sire of four black-type winners including Converge, Lencelot and Pluja at Graded level.

Trained during his racing career by John Sadler, he gained his biggest victory in the Santa Anita Derby as a three-year-old.

Tarik Tekce of Turkish Bloodstock said: "We have really good broodmare stock to offer Sidney's Candy. I believe he will have success as much as Victory Gallop and Lion Heart, who are already standing in Turkey and are leading sires."

I believe he will have success as much as Victory Gallop and Lion Heart, who are already standing in Turkey and are leading sires
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