Will He Shine powers to victory in the True North.

Will He Shine powers to victory in the True North.

Jeffrey Snyder

Will He Shine to Stand at Millennium

Grade II winner Will He Shine has been acquired by Ro Parra's Millennium Farms. The 5-year-old son of Silver Deputy will enter stud at Millennium near Lexington after his retirement from racing.

Grade II winner Will He Shine has been acquired by Ro Parra's Millennium Farms. The 5-year-old son of Silver Deputywill enter stud at Millennium near Lexington after his retirement from racing.

A $650,000 Keeneland September yearling, Will He Shine has won five of 15 races and earned $331,041. He captured this year's True North Handicap (gr. II) at six furlongs in 1:08.70 at Belmont Park. His three stakes-placings include efforts in the Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II) and Gravesend Handicap (gr. III).

Bred in Kentucky by Verne H. Winchell, Will He Shine is a half-brother to grade I winner Cuvee. His dam, the winning Star de Naskra mare Christmas Star, is a half-sister to grade I winner Olympio and grade II winner Call Now.

Will He Shine's fee will be announced later.