Kitten's Joy, whose daughters Stephanie’s Kitten and Sweet Cat finished a
respective first and third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf
(gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 4, will stand in 2012 for $50,000, up
from $25,000 in 2011. The champion turf male of 2004, Kitten’s Joy
stands at Ken and Sarah’s Ramsey’s Ramsey Farm near Nicholasville, Ky.
Kitten's Joy ranks atop the leading third-crop sires’ list by progeny
earnings and ranks among the leaders on several other lists. He is
second on both the turf sires’ list and the 2-year-old sires’ list, plus
ranks seventh on the general sires’ list, with progeny earnings of $6.1
Stephanie’s Kitten, a homebred for the Ramseys and one of 13 stakes
winners this year by her sire, also won the Darley Alcibiades Stakes
(gr. I) at Keeneland. She has earnings of $817,526.