Major Milers Aljabr and Silic Get First Winners
Aljabr, a two-time group I-winning miler in England, was represented by his first winner when his daughter Oh Dara won a five-furlong race June 30 at Catterick in England. Bred by Bricklow and Hyperion Stud, the filly races for Joanna Hughes.Aljabr (Storm Cat--Sierra Madre, by Baillamont) stands for $15,000 at Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington.Millionaire Silic came through with his first winner when Katie Can Dance won June 29 at Naples in Italy. The filly was bred by Lisa Frenaye.Winner of the 1999 Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), Silic (Sillery--Balletomane, by Sadler's Wells) stands for $3,500 at Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm near Lexington.