Breeders who sign a contract to breed to freshman sire Ten Centuriesby March 1 will be eligible for a lottery in which one winner will receive essentially an all expense-paid trip to the 2007 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I). The package includes complimentary airfare to Dubai for two, accommodations at the Le Meridian Dubai Hotel, and two tickets to the Maktoum Terrace of Nad Al Sheba Racecourse.
An unraced son of European champion Dubai Millennium out of the multiple graded stakes-producing Fit to Fight mare Fitnah, Ten Centuries is owned by Palides Investments N.V. and stands at Douglas Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky. His fee is $2,000.
"Given his unique bloodlines, we wanted to do something special for breeders who see the same potential in Ten Centuries that we do," Arnold said.
Ten Centuries is a half-brother to graded winners Absent Friend, Dreams Gallore, and Fateful Dream.