Van Nistelrooy to Shuttle Again to New Zealand
Date Posted: 5/12/2004 2:17:18 PM
Last Updated: 5/12/2004 2:20:01 PM

Irish group II winner will return to Trelawney Stud in Cambridge, New Zealand, following his present stallion duties at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky. Last year, the 4-year-old son of Storm Cat covered well over 100 mares while on his New Zealand debut, and with his fertility rate running at 88%, he will get about 100 foals on the ground this year.

A half-brother to four U.S. graded stakes winners, Van Nistelrooy won half his six starts and ran second in the Aga Khan Stud National Stakes (Ire-I). He is out of the Halo mare Halory, whose offspring includes group II winner Halory Hunter.

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