1st Foal By US Gr1-Winner Wilko

Friday, 23rd January 2009

In the US, the 1st foal by Gr1-winning stallion Wilko (Awesome Again-Native Roots, by Indian Ridge) was born at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs South in Florida: a colt out of winning High Brite mare Brite n Happy. Wilko (standing at Adena Springs South in 2009 for US$7,500) recorded 3 wins (including 2004's US Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile over 8.5 furlongs at Lone Star Park) & 13 placings (11 stakes, including 2006's Gr1 Dubai World Cup over 2000m at Nad Al Sheeba, US Gr1 Santa Anita Handicap over 10 furlongs & US Gr2 San Antonio Handicap over 9 furlongs at Santa Anita, plus 2005's US Gr1 Santa Anita Derby over 9 furlongs & US Listed Larkspur Stakes over 6 furlongs at Golden Gate Fields, as well as 2004's US Gr1 Hollywood Futurity over 8.5 furlongs at Hollywood Park, UK Gr2 Royal Lodge Stakes over 8 furlongs at Ascot, UK Gr2 Vintage Stakes over 7 furlongs at Goodwood, UK Gr3 Superlative Stakes over 7 furlongs at Newmarket, UK Listed Washington Singer Stakes over 7 furlongs at Newbury & UK Listed Chesham Stakes over 7 furlongs at Royal Ascot) from 29 starts for US$2,435,133 earnings.

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