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Classic-placed Bodemeister retired

Updated: August 21, 2012, 3:55 PM ET
By Evan Hammonds | Bloodhorse

Grade 1 winner and two-time classic-placed Bodemeister has been diagnosed with an injury to his left shoulder, it was announced Aug. 21, and upon deliberation among veterinarians and the colt's owners, a decision was made to retire the 3-year-old son of Empire Maker to stud at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm.

Bodemeister has begun treatment and a full recovery is expected in the coming months, but the bay Virginia-bred would not have been able to return in time for major races at the end of ...

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