Adena Springs North stallion Silver Max, a seven-time graded stakes winner, sired his first reported foal when a filly was born at Frank Stronach's facility near Ontario, Canada at 4 p.m. Jan. 12.
Former Florida sire Hunters Bay will be introduced to Ontario breeders during an Adena Springs North open house being held Oct. 8 from noon to 3 p.m. EDT.
The first two reported foals by grade II winner Rookie Sensation were born at Openwood Farm in Caledon, Ontario this week.
Leading sire Ghostzapper's fee remains at $60,000.
Silver Max, a consistent turf miler who went 12-5-1 in a 27-start career and won the 2013 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland over Wise Dan, has been retired. He will stand at Adena Springs North for 2016.
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BloodHorse.com is compiling a list of upcoming open houses and stallion shows for the 2015 breeding season. These open house days will be added to the list below as they are received.
Milwaukee Brew, poised to capture his second title as Canada's champion sire, will remain at $7,500 (all stallion fees are Canadian dollars, stands and nurses). His eight 2014 stakes winners are the most in Canada since 2001.
Rookie Sensation, a 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs North in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.
Spin the King nipped Go Greeley by a nose in the $141,825 Clarendon Stakes for Canadian-bred 2-year-olds at Woodbine July 7 to become the first stakes winner for his sire, Giant Gizmo.
A group of Thoroughbred industry stakeholders announced Feb. 9 the establishment of the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, an organization designed to serve the accrediting body for aftercare facilities and fundraising.
Frank Stronach has added considerable strength to his Canadian stallion roster. Headlining the group is English champion North Light, the only Epsom Derby (Eng-I) winner standing in North America.
Adena Springs and the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada have entered into discussions to build an equine veterinary clinic at Adena Springs North near Aurora. The clinic will be designed to provide equine healthcare and advanced diagnostic performance services to Canada's equine industry.
The first reported foals by grade I winners Milwaukee Brew and Sligo Bay arrived the first part of January.
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