Millennium Farms' Will He Shine, a grade II stakes winner by Silver Deputy, will run next in the $300,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I) Nov. 24 at Laurel Park in Maryland.
- By Esther Marr
For the second year in a row, an effort to bridge the digital divide for underprivileged children of the Thoroughbred industry and throughout Central Kentucky was made through a fundraiser to benefit Tubby's Clubhouse.
Millennium Farms' Rolling Sea won for the sixth time this year, stalking the pace and then taking a clear lead in the stretch before holding on to win the $200,000 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) by a half-length at Churchill Downs Nov. 3.
A release from Millennium Farm owner Ro Parra said a decision will be made as to whether Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) and Pacific Classic (gr. I) winner Student Council, by Kingmambo, will run next in the $2.4 million Japan Cup Dirt (Jpn-I) Nov. 24 or the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (gr. I) Oct. 27.
Apparently, Student Council's victory over Lava Man last month was not a fluke after all. A decisive win in the $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (gr. II) Sept. 29 proved that without a shadow of a doubt.
Millennium Farms' Rolling Sea rolled to the lead on the far turn and drew off down the stretch to win the Allaire duPont Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. II) at Pimlico Friday.
The 6-year-old Super Frolic, an earner of $1.3 million in his career, will be returned to training, Millennium Farms announced Feb. 15.
The effort to bridge the digital divide for children of the Thoroughbred industry took a giant step forward with a recent fundraiser to benefit Tubby's Clubhouse. Hosted at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington, the event raised $65,000 via items sold at a live auction; proceeds from stallion seasons and a generous matching grant from the Ro Parra Family Foundation.
Millennium Farms Super Frolic, pre-entered in the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I) and the Netjets Mile (gr. IT), was shipped to Churchill Downs Tuesday and is now in the barn of trainer Scott Blasi.
Grade II winner Scrimshaw's first foal is a filly foaled Jan. 23 at 519 Thoroughbreds near Arcadia, La.
Wild Zone, sire of four stakes winners this year, has been relocated to Rick Trontz' Hopewell Farm near Midway, Ky.
Mike Pegram's two-time grade II winner Woke Up Dreamin has been retired and arrived at Millennium Farms in Lexington, where he will stand the 2006 breeding season. His initial stud fee will be $7,500 live foal.
Grade I winner Millennium Wind, a half-brother to Horse of the Year Charismatic, will stand the 2006 season at Joe Bartone and Carl Lizza Jr.'s Highcliff Farm near Delanson, N.Y
Millennium Farms' Super Frolic, making his second start for Southern California trainer Vladimir Cerin, wore down Lord of the Game in the final furlong to win the $750,000 Hawthone Gold Cup (gr. II) on a slick course in Chicago Saturday.
Stakes winner Talk Is Money was represented by his first winner when his son Ermengarde won May 29 at Lone Star Park.
Millionaire Sultry Song, whose son Singletary won last year's NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will stand the Southern Hemisphere season at Haras Arroyo de Luna in Argentina.
Even the Score, who was retired last fall and then returned to training, has been retired for good. A grade II stakes winner by Unbridled's Song, he will stand at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington for $5,000.
Wild Zone, one of the nation's leading sires of 2-year-olds, has been relocated to Ro Parra's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington.
Grade II winner Even the Score, who was scheduled to enter stud in 2005 at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington, has been returned to West Coast trainer Vladimir Cerin.
Even the Score, a graded stakes winning son of Unbridled's Song, has been retired and will stand in 2005 at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington.
Littleexpectations, a full brother to leading Texas sire Valid Expectations, is moving from Kentucky to Texas for the 2005 breeding season.
Scrimshaw, a Keeneland grade II winner who recorded one of the year's highest Beyer Speed Figures for 2-year-olds in 2002, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington for a fee of $6,500 live foal.
Talk Is Money, whose first-crop yearling at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky summer sale commanded $120,000, will undergo a rise in fee from $5,000 to $10,000,
Grade I winner Millennium Wind's first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 11 at Charlie Ham's Hamton Farm near Montalba, Texas.
Grade II winner Hollycombe, one of six stakes winners from his dam, has arrived at Millennium Farms near Belton, Texas.
Grade I winner Millennium Wind, a half-brother to Horse of the Year Charismatic, arrived Sept. 18 for stallion duty at Ro Parra and William Hardin's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington.
Wild Zone, whose first crop are juveniles and include stakes winner Wild Hits, will be moving to Texas to stand the 2001 breeding season. Wild Hits has stood since his retirment at Adena Springs Farm near Midway, Ky. He will stand at Millennium Farm near Belton Texas.
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