"We have enjoyed considerable success with Buddha at Hill 'n' Dale, and therefore decided to stand Mass Media there as well," Gary West said in a release. Buddha also is a grade I stakes winner.Mass Media broke his maiden by 11 1/4 lengths in his career debut in 2003 as a 2-year-old. The next year in the Sport Page, he defeated Lion Tamer, who in his next start won the grade I Cigar Mile, and Gygistar, another grade I stakes winner.
Edited press releaseMass Media, who counts the grade I Forego Handicap at seven furlongs among his six career victories, will stand at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington in 2006 for $7,500 live foal.Mass Media, a 4-year-old colt by Touch Gold out of the Forty Niner mare Sultry Allure, is owned by Gary and Mary West. He won the Forego at Saratoga this year, and last year won the grade III Sport Page Handicap at Aqueduct.