Paul's Mill With TrueNicks in 2010
Written by email@example.com | Dec 23, 2009 |
Through the years Ben Walden has developed outstanding stallions like Red Ransom, the leading first crop sire of 1994 (with a then record six first crop juvenile stakes winners). In 2010, we’ll see the debut crops of two more Walden-managed stallions in Bellamy Road (TrueNicks,SRO) and Artie Schiller (TrueNicks,SRO). They began their careers at Walden's Hurricane Hall and now anchor the roster at his newly christened Paul’s Mill property.
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Bellamy Road was beyond sensational when he won the grade I Wood Memorial by over 17 lengths, earning a 120 Beyer Speed Figure. He’s by the Danzig grandson Concerto from a good Cynthia Phipps family (Versailles Treaty, etc.) Three of his first crop yearlings went for six figures last summer, including a $170,000 filly at Saratoga.
Seven-time stakes winner Artie Schiller’s signature win came in the 2005 Breeders’ Cup Mile (gr. I) at Belmont Park. Out of the multiple grade I wining Majestic Light mare Hidden Light, he’ll look to become the next successful son of El Prado after Medaglia d’Oro and Kitten’s Joy.
U S Ranger (TrueNicks,SRO) begins his stallion career at Paul’s Mill in 2010. He’s by Danzig out of My Annette, a daughter of Red Ransom and a three parts sister to Dynaformer and a half sister to the dam of 2009 leading first crop sire Offlee Wild. He was a perfect 3 for 3 as a juvenile and won or placed in seven stakes, picking up a pair of championships in Ireland along the way.