Will He Shine to Stand at Millennium

Will He Shine to Stand at Millennium
Photo: Jeffrey Snyder
Will He Shine powers to victory in the True North.

Grade II winner Will He Shine has been acquired by Ro Parra's Millennium Farms. The 5-year-old son of Silver Deputywill enter stud at Millennium near Lexington after his retirement from racing.

A $650,000 Keeneland September yearling, Will He Shine has won five of 15 races and earned $331,041. He captured this year's True North Handicap (gr. II) at six furlongs in 1:08.70 at Belmont Park. His three stakes-placings include efforts in the Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) and Gravesend Handicap (gr. III).

Bred in Kentucky by Verne H. Winchell, Will He Shine is a half-brother to grade I winner Cuvee. His dam, the winning Star de Naskra mare Christmas Star, is a half-sister to grade I winner Olympio and grade II winner Call Now.

Will He Shine's fee will be announced later.


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