Sky Conqueror will enter stud in 2009 Firestone Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.

Sky Conqueror will enter stud in 2009 Firestone Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada.

Michael Burns

Sky Conqueror to Firestone Farms

Sky Conquerer was a grade I winner in Kentucky and a graded winner in Canada.

Sky Conqueror, a Canadian champion and a grade I winner at Churchill Downs, will enter stud in 2009 at Morgan Firestone’s Firestone Farms near Caledon, Ontario, Canada. His fee is $5,000 (Canadian funds).

Six-year-old Sky Conqueror, who offers an interesting 2 X 4 inbreeding to the great Canadian-bred Nijinsky II, won or placed in 13 of 20 races and earned $1,720,699 as a homebred for William Sorokolit Sr. He was Canada’s champion grass male of 2006.

The Ontario-bred Sky Conqueror captured the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes (gr. IT) at Churchill and three stakes in Canada, including the 2006-07 Northern Dancer Breeders’ Cup Turf (Can-IIT).  His five stakes-placings included the Pattison Canadian International Stakes (Can-IT).

By Sky Classic, Sky Conqueror was produced from the winning Conquistador Cielo mare Heavenly Ballerina.