Proud Accolade Sires First Winner

Grade I winner Proud Accolade sires first-start Calder winner.

Grade I winner Proud Accoladecame through with his first winner when his son Mr. Green won June 6 at Calder Race Course in his first start. Owned by E. R. Stud, Mr. Green took the 4 1/2-furlong race by 4 1/4 lengths in :53.76.

Bred in Florida by Frank Perkins, Mr. Green is the first foal out of the winning Dance Mastermare Darian Skye.

Winner of the 2004 Champagne Stakes (gr. I), Proud Accolade (Yes It's True--Proud Ciel, by Septieme Ciel) stands for $4,000 at the Appleton family’s Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.