Johar Renews With TrueNicks
Written by email@example.com | Feb 11, 2010 |
If you wanted to win an important turf race in Southern California in 2002 and 2003 you had beat Johar (TrueNicks,SRO) to do it. The Richard Mandella-trained runner won or placed in 10 grass stakes on the circuit during that span, winning the Oak Tree Derby (gr. II) and Hollywood Derby (gr. I) at 3. As a 4-year-old he added the San Marcos H. (gr. II) and was the dead heat winner (with High Chaparral) of the 2003 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I).
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By the great Mill Ridge stallion and sire of sires Gone West, Johar is out of the Champion race mare Windsharp, a daughter of Lear Fan and also the dam of grade I winner Dessert. He is the sire of good North American runners like multiple stakes winner Keertana and also has a group winner to his credit in the Southern Hemisphere from his days standing in New Zealand.
Johar stands at Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington for a $10,000 fee.