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Ontario Racing Stallion Spotlight: Old Forester

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Ontario Racing Stallion Spotlight: Old Forester

March 29, 2021
Ontario Racing Stallion Spotlight: Old Forester
HIGHLIGHTS
 
*No. 1 lifetime active sire in Canada with progeny earnings over $29 million
*Top Two Canadian Sire Last 5 Years
*Lifetime earnings over $29 million and sire of 21 stakes winners, both on turf and Tapeta
*Sire of Pink Lloyd, 2017 Canadian Horse of the Year (23X SW & 6X Sovereign Award Winner)
*Sire of 43 dams of 97 named foals of racing age, 49 runners (51%), 29 winners (30%), 8 2yo winners (8%), 0.97 AEI, 1.32 CI; 3 sw
*Average earnings per starter of over $75,000
*Climbed to the top of Canada’s stallion ranks quickly
*First crop of 2-year-olds hit the track in 2010, and he was the country’s top sire the following year, surpassing longtime Canadian cornerstone Bold Executive with just two crops
*Breeders took notice after his freshman season, with his number of mares bred jumping from 40 in 2010 to 113 in 2011
*Old Forester won 6 of 22 starts for earnings of $451,080, racing for owner Live Oak Plantation and trainer Bill Mott, Old Forester won the Grade 3 Cliff Hanger Stakes at The Meadowlands, as well as the non-graded Canadian Turf Handicap and Santa Claus Stakes
*A Kentucky-bred, Old Forester is not the only member of his family to see high-level success in Canada… out of the stakes-winning Irish River mare Halo River, Old Forester is a half-brother to 2015 Canadian Horse of the Year Catch a Glimpse


 Info:
www.bloodhorse.com/stallion-register/stallions/132968/old-forester
 
Breeding Farm:
T. C. Westmeath Stud Farm Inc., Mulmur, ON
 
Breeding Fee:
$4,000 (CDN) LF
 
Contact:
John Carey
519 217 3373

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