Graeme Hall and Stratford Hill to stand in Saudi Arabia
A Graded stakes performer from ages two to five, Graeme Hall won seven of 22 starts and $1,147,441 in earnings for Eugene and Laura Melnyk. His victories included the 2000 renewals of the Arkansas Derby (G2), Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) and Eclipse Handicap (G2) while he also ran second in the 2001 Cigar Mile Handicap (G1).
Graeme Hall is out of Grade 3 winner Win Crafty Lady, a Crafty Prospector half-sister to Grade 2 winner and sire Diligence. He is a half-brother to eight winners including Ballerina Handicap (G1) heroine Harmony Lodge and Grade 3 winner Win McCool.
Joining Graeme Hall in Saudi Arabia is his close relation Stratford Hill, winner of 2011 Shakertown Stakes (G3) at Keeneland. The son of A.P. Indy is out of Grade 1 winner Harmony Lodge, a half-sister to Graeme Hall.
Stratford Hill retired to stand at Winding Oaks Farm in Florida in 2013 and his first foals were born this year.