Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington has hired John Willard to manage the new Leestown division of the farm. John Sikura owns Hill 'n' Dale and has recently expanded the farm. Willard previously managed Offut-Cole Farm...The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association donated $20,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundaton over Belmont Stakes weekend. Last month the group gave $37,000 to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation...The barn area at Colonial Downs is now open for training. For more information on the track or its meet, which opens June 21, visit www.colonialdowns.com.