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Vertical Oak Gets The Best Of Skipat Rivals

J. Kirk and Judy Robison’s Vertical Oak made short work of her four rivals in Friday’s $100,000 Skipat Stakes, one of five races in the Filly & Mare Sprint-Dirt Division of the MATCH Series. The 4-year-old daughter of Giant Oak, favored at 6-5, settled just off the hip of the frontrunner around the turn, stayed […]

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Vertical Oak Splashes Home On Top In Prioress

J. Kirk and Jody Robison’s Vertical Oak found the sloppy and sealed going much to her liking, splashing to a 5 ¼-length victory in the Grade 2, $250,000 Prioress for 3-year-old filly sprinters under steady rain Sunday at Saratoga Race Course. The 3-year-old Giant Oak filly broke alertly under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez and tracked […]

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Vertical Oak Powers Clear In Miss Preakness Stakes

Judy and Kirk Robison’s Vertical Oak bested a field of 12 other sophomore fillies by nearly four length’s in Friday’s G3 Miss Preakness Stakes, powering clear under Jose Ortiz to win her first graded stakes event. Trained by Steve Asmussen for his second win on the card, the daughter of Giant Oak (Giant’s Causeway) covered […]

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Multiple Grade 1 Winner Giant Oak Dies At Age 11

Multiple Grade 1 winner and Third Crop Sire Giant Oak passed away on Wednesday, March 1 due to complications related to a neurological condition. The 11-year-old son of Giant’s Causeway stood at Millennium Farms and had not yet covered any mares this year. Giant Oak began showing mild signs of discomfort in mid-February and had […]

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Giant Cruiser First Stakes Winner For Sire Giant Oak

Multiple Grade 1 winner Giant Oak was represented by his first stakes winner this past Saturday when Giant Cruiser posted a confident score in the $150,000 Louisiana Jewel Stakes. The two-year-old filly, trained by Steve Flint for owner Whispering Oaks Farm, broke evenly in the fast-paced event. Traveling last in the field of nine early […]

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Millennium Farms Announces 2016 Fees

Today Ro Parra’s Millennium Farms, located in Lexington, Kentucky on picturesque Paris Pike, released the following fees for their 2016 stallion roster: EVEN THE SCORE   $7,500 LFSN (Unbridled’s Song – Ashtabula, by Rahy) GIANT OAK   $7,500 LFSN (Giant’s Causeway – Crafty Oak, by Crafty Prospector) ICE BOX   $7,500 LFSN (Pulpit – Spice Island, by Tabasco […]

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Millennium Farms Releases 2015 Roster and Fees

Millennium Farms has released its stallion roster for 2015, along with the 2015 stud fees which are as follows: Even The Score Unbridled’s Song – Ashtabula, by Rahy Unbridled’s Song’s Leading Source of Sound, Quality Runners including MG1SWs Dullahan and Take the Points $10,000 Live Foal, Stands and Nurses Giant Oak Giant’s Causeway – Crafty […]

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G1 Winner Swagger Jack Joins Millennium Farms’ Roster for 2014

Millennium Farms today announced 2014 stud fees for its four stallions, including Grade 1 winner Swagger Jack.    All fees are payable when the foal stands and nurses. EVEN THE SCORE (Unbridled’s Song-Ashtabula, by Rahy) $10,000 stud fee. The only son of Unbridled’s Song to sire multiple grade 1 winners:  three-time G1 winner DULLAHAN ($1,735,901) and […]

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Grade 1 winner Giant Oak sires first foal

Multiple grade 1 winner on dirt Giant Oak has sired his first foal, a chestnut filly born on January 8 at Jacob Nance’s I.R. Bloodstock at Dearborn Farm in Midway, Kentucky.  Bred by Mike Abraham, the filly is out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, a stakes winner of $210,000 and dam of grade 1-placed […]

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Millennium Farms releases 2013 stud fees

Millennium Farms announced its 2013 stud fees for the four stallions on its roster:  Even the Score, Giant Oak, Student Council and Zanjero.  All stallions are eligible for the Breeders’ Cup and the Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund, and terms are stand and nurse. EVEN THE SCORE (Unbridled’s  Song-Ashtabula, by Rahy) will stand for $12,500, up […]

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