Vale of York, the 2009 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner, and French group winner Alexandros will enter stud in 2011 for Sheikh Mohammed's Darley.
Three-year-old Vale of York (Invincible Spirit—Red Vale, by Halling) retired with three wins from seven starts and earnings of $1,224,215. He won the Juvenile over subsequent champion Lookin At Lucky and was a stakes winner in England. He will stand at Kildangan Stud in Ireland. His fee is €5,000.