Dutchess View, Questroyal Stud Offer Opportunity in New York

TrueNicks is pleased to welcome the stallions that comprise the rosters of Dutchess Views Farm and Questroyal Stud in New York.

Andromeda's Hero (TrueNicks,SRO) was one of the better runners of his generation with a graded win at 3 to go along with a runner-up finish to Afleet Alex (TrueNicks,SRO) in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and additional placings in the Arkansas Derby and Jim Dandy S. (both gr. II). At 4, he again knocked heads with the bes,t placing in three more grade Is, including the Jockey Club Gold to Bernardini (TrueNicks,SRO) and the Suburban Handicap to Invasor (ARG) (TrueNicks,SRO). The son of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus (TrueNicks,SRO) will stand his third season in 2009.

The A.P. Indy (TrueNicks,SRO) son Anasheed (TrueNicks,SRO) saw his first crop hit the races in 2008 and he's among the top five leading freshman sires in New York. A graded stakes-placed juvenile, Anasheed is out of the champion Nureyev mare Flagbird.

Roaring Fever (TrueNicks,SRO) also ranks among the top five first-crop sires in the Empire State. He too, was graded-placed at 2 and went on to win or place in four other black type events. He is a son of Storm Cat and full brother to multiple grade I winner Raging Fever and to Stormin Fever, the sire of 21 stakes winners, including the grade I winners Sweet Talker and Tarlow.

1995 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner and Eclipse champion Northern Spur (IRE) (TrueNicks,SRO) will be entering his 12th season at stud. In addition to a pair of stakes victories in France, Northern Spur also captured the grade I Oak Tree Invitational stateside. His best runner so far as a sire is the grade III winner Chausson Poire.

Uncle Camie (TrueNicks,SRO) is a son of the New York-based Devil's Bag son Abaginone. In his racing days he captured the grade III Bold Ruler Handicap, earning a 109 Beyer speed figure. His first foals are weanlings of 2008.

Yankee Mon (TrueNicks,SRO) is a son of the late Maria's Mon, the sire of several top runner including Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos and Eclipse champion Wait A While. Winner of the Evan Shipman Stakes, Yankee Mon is out of the Seattle Slew mare Sodeo Sodeo, a sister to the dam of Spinaway (gr. I) winner Appealing Zophie. Yankee Mon's first foals arrive in 2009.

Veteran stallion Jade Hunter (TrueNicks,SRO) is best known as the sire of Horse of the Year Azeri. She is among his 47 stakes winners that also include the additional grade I winners Diazo, Stutka, and Yagli.

Patriot Act (TrueNicks,SRO) burst on the scene with his runner-up effort to Consolidator in the grade I Lane's End Breeders' Futurity while still a maiden. He went on to win or place in six additional stakes and rack up over $450,000 in earnings. He's out of the graded stakes-winning Copelan mare Classic Value and is a brother to the multiple graded stakes winner Class Kris, the dam of dual grade I winner Student Council (TrueNicks,SRO) . Patriot Act stands his second season in 2009.

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