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Ghostzapper Covers First Mare

The first mare covered by Horse of the Year Ghostzapper at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs Kentucky near Midway is Mr. Prospector's winning daughter User History, whose dam, User Friendly, was a champion in England and France. Owned by Japanese interests, User History was covered Feb. 11.

"Ghostzapper is doing fantastic; he's a professional breeder," said farm veterinarian George Mundy.

User History is the dam of one other registered foal, the winning Sunday Silence colt Zen Spirits. Ten-year-old User History was exported to Japan as a yearling.

Ghostzapper, by Adena Springs stallion Awesome Again , also was champion older male in 2004 in addition to Horse of the Year. Produced from the Relaunch mare Baby Zip, Ghostzapper stands for $200,000.