Millionaire Friendly Lover, who was third on the 2000 freshman sire list by progeny earnings, has been relocated to Fred and Wade Feuring's Rockin' River Ranch near Winterset, Iowa.
Two Adena Springs stallions will return to the operation's Ocala, Fla., farm for the 2002 breeding season. Birdonthewire (Proud Birdie -- Silk and Wrapper, by Jontilla), who stood at Adena Springs in Canada the past two years, will stand for $3,000. He is the sire of four crops of racing age and is represented by five stakes winners. He stood at the Florida farm from 1996 to 1999.
Friendly Lover (Cutlass -- Glide Along, by Great Above) has two crops of racing age and has sired four stakes winners. He stood at Adena Spring's Kentucky farm this year and will stand for $5,000. He stood at the Florida farm from 1997-2000. Adena Springs is owned by Frank Stronach.
Friendly Lover will relocate to Adena Springs Kentucky for the 2001 breeding season the farm announced Friday.
Four freshman sires were represented by their first winners on Saturday, including multiple graded stakes winners Mecke, Ide, and Friendly Lover.
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