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Zanjero sold to stand in Turkey in deal brokered by Chad Schumer

He is set to continue his stud career at the Jockey Club of Turkey’s Karacabey National Stud in Bursa, where he will stand the upcoming season for 6,000 Turkish Lira.

Zanjero’s oldest crop are three-year-olds and include Crescent City Derby winner Johnny Handsome as well as the stakes-placed Bleu Moon Magic, Margaritenita and R S Watson.

Trained by Steve Asmussen, the tough Zanjero (Cherokee Run – Chequered Flag by A. P. Indy) won six races and $1,620,786 including the Indiana Derby (G2) and Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes (G2).

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