Showing Up

Showing Up (foaled 2003 in Kentucky) is an American thoroughbred race horse. Foaled near Wilmore, Kentucky, in 2003 at Peter Taafe's Taafe Farm, he was bred by Nellie M. Cox of Rose Retreat Farm. Showing Up spent the first year of his life on Cox's Goochland, Virginia, farm. The chestnut colt was sold as a yearling for $85,000 at the Keeneland September sale in 2004, but was later acquired as a two-year-old in training by the trainer Barclay Tagg for the owners of the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, Barbaro, for $60,000 at Fasig-Tipton Midatlantic sale in May 2005.

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Showing Up - Retirement
... On April 16, 2008, Barclay Tagg announced that Showing Up would retire sound ... In 2009, he will stand at Frank Stronach’s Adena Springs South near Williston, Florida for a fee of $7,500 as the property of Adena Springs and Lael ...

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