Point Given, the 2001 Horse of the Year, will be relocated from Three Chimneys Farm to Brad Kelley’s recently acquired Calumet Farm to stand for the 2013 breeding season, it was announced Tuesday. The son of Thunder Gulch has resided at Three Chimneys since his retirement in late 2001 and stood his first season at stud in 2002.
Brad Kelley, majority owner of Point Given, recently decided to move him to the historic property off of Versailles Road where he will stand with Calumet’s four other stallions – Aikenite, Lentenor, Eye of the Leopard, and Americain.
Bred and raced by The Thoroughbred Corporation, Point Given won nine times from 13 career starts, including five Grade I wins at three. He was voted champion 3-Year-Old Colt and Horse of the Year in a season that included wins in the Santa Anita Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes, Haskell Invitational and the Travers Stakes.
Overall, the stallion won six Grade I races in his career for $3,968,500 in earnings.
From nine crops of racing age, Point Given has sired 255 winners for over $21 million in earnings. Point Given has produced 21 stakes winners, including two champions with Canadian Horse of the Year Sealy Hill and Champion grass mare Points of Grace. Point Given has was recently represented on the track by Grade I Haskell Stakes winner Coil and is also the sire of Grade I winners Point Ashley and Go Between.
Point Given stood for $20,000 in 2012 and stands for a private fee in 2013.