Large Walmac Roster of Stallions Available for Free TrueNicks Nicking Reports

Complimentary TrueNicks hypothetical mating reports for the stallions standing under the Walmac banner will once again be available to breeders in 2009.

Eight stallions stand at Walmac's flagship farm in Lexington, Ky. The roster is headed by Successful Appeal (TrueNicks,SRO) , the leading first-crop sire of 2007. That year he had progeny earnings of over $1.7 million, then a figure second only to Danzig.

Songandaprayer (TrueNicks,SRO) was the fourth-ranked freshman sire in 2005 and he was the #3 sire of juvenile winners in 2008 with 32.

Ready's Image (TrueNicks,SRO) and Salute the Sarge (TrueNicks,SRO) are the two newest stallions at Walmac-Kentucky. By More Than Ready (TrueNicks,SRO) , Ready's Image was one of the better East Coast juveniles of 2007 with impressive wins in the Tremont and Sanford Stakes. (gr. II) (over Tale of Ekati), as well as finishing runner-up in the grade I Hopeful Stakes. That same summer in California, Salute the Sarge was dominating the 2-year-old stakes program in Southern California with wins in the Hollywood Juvenile Championship (gr. III) and the Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) (over Georgie Boy). He too earned grade I black type with runner-up finishes in the both the Del Mar Futurity and the Norfolk Stakes (both gr. I). Both Ready's Image and Salute the Sarge came back to take stakes at 3.

The Walmac-Kentucky roster is rounded out by Bandini (TrueNicks,SRO), winner of the grade I Blue Grass Stakes, who is out of a half-sister to Stormy Atlantic; the undefeated graded stakes winner Cactus Ridge (TrueNicks,SRO) ; Hat Trick (JPN) (TrueNicks,SRO) , a champion and multiple group I winner by Sunday Silence; and Tenpins (TrueNicks,SRO) , the first major son of Smart Strike (TrueNicks,SRO) to stud and already the sire of a pair of stakes winners in his first crop last year.

Standing under the Walmac banner in Florida are Full Mandate (TrueNicks,SRO) , the #3 second-crop sire in the Sunshine State in 2008; Pavarotti (TrueNicks,SRO) , a $2.8 million yearling and stakes winner by A.P. Indy (TrueNicks,SRO) (his first foal are arriving now); Roar of the Tiger (TrueNicks,SRO) , a full brother to Giant's Causeway (TrueNicks,SRO) and Freud and a top 10 first-crop sire in Florida last year. 

In Pennsylvania, Walmac stands Eavesdropper (TrueNicks,SRO) , a stakes-winning son of Kingmambo (TrueNicks,SRO) and Weekend Surprise; Ecclesiastic (TrueNicks,SRO) , a multiple stakes winner by Pulpit (first foals arrive in 2009); Senor Swinger (TrueNicks,SRO), a multiple graded winner by El Prado (IRE) (TrueNicks,SRO) (standing his second year in 2009); and One Great Cat (TrueNicks,SRO), who will be standing his first season this year. Out of a full sister to Fusaichi Pegasus (TrueNicks,SRO) , he was group-placed at 2 in Europe.

View the full Walmac stallion roster.




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