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Canada Champ Sky Conqueror To Stud At Firestone
Also in Canada, 6YO stallion Sky Conqueror (a Canadian champion & US Gr1-winner at Churchill Downs) "will enter stud in 2009 at Morgan Firestone's Caledon-based Firestone Farms in Ontario" for C$5,000 reported bloodhorse.com. Sky Conqueror (Sky Classic-Heavenly Ballerina, by Conquistador Cielo) "who offers an interesting 2X4 in-breeding to the great Canadian-bred Nijinsky II" recorded 8 wins (including the 2006 US Gr1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic Stakes at Churchill, plus 3 stakes in Canada including the Gr2 Northern Dancer Breeders' Cup Turf) & 5 placings (including the Gr1 Canadian International Stakes) from 20 starts & earned US$1,720,699 as a home-bred for William Sorokolit. He was Canada's champion grass male of 2006.