Darley America Stallions Remain With TrueNicks
Written by firstname.lastname@example.org | Dec 13, 2009 |
Street Cry (IRE) (TrueNicks,SRO)
is already the sire of a Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and a Melbourne Cup (gr. I) winner, not to mention one of the all time greats in Zenyatta.
Darley America is now home to Medaglia d'Oro (TrueNicks,SRO) North America’s #1 second crop sire. He is, of course, the sire of another all time great in Rachel Alexandra. She is one his 13 stakes winners and three grade/group I winners so far.
Elusive Quality (TrueNicks,SRO)
has four champions on his resume thus far, including 2008 Breeder’s Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Raven’s Pass (champion 3yo colt in England). In 2009, Elusive Quality is the sire of 14 stakes winners, Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Quality Road among them.
Offlee Wild (TrueNicks,SRO)
is the surprise leader of the 2009 freshman sires. Among his early stakes runners is Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner and likely Champion She Be Wild.
Classic winner Bernardini (TrueNicks,SRO) looks to become the next great son of A. P. Indy when his runners hit the races next year. He was North American’s #1 first crop yearling sire in 2009.
The Darley stallions dominated among the North American first crop weanling sires at the Keeneland November sale. The first weanlings by Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hero Street Sense (TrueNicks,SRO)
averaged $148,500. Grade I winner Hard Spun (TrueNicks,SRO)
ran second to Street Sense in the Derby and is second again with a first crop weanling average of $142,076. Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner Any Given Saturday (TrueNicks,SRO) ranked third with his first weanlings going for an average of $96,500.
Darley America is also home to Discreet Cat (TrueNicks,SRO)
, E Dubai (TrueNicks,SRO)
, Henny Hughes (TrueNicks,SRO)
, Holy Bull (TrueNicks,SRO)
, Quiet American (TrueNicks,SRO)
, Rockport Harbor (TrueNicks,SRO)
and Street Boss (TrueNicks,SRO).