is underway as a sire, having left four individual juvenile winners in America during the last month.
Now based permanently in New Zealand, the popular stallion served one small book of mares in the States before he was imported here three seasons ago; these horses are now 2-year-olds by American standards, and they've wasted no time putting their sire on the map.
The Pres has had only eight starters in the U.S. to date, but already half of them have won and two others have been placed – tipping their sire over the $50,000 mark in earnings.
First to greet the judge was the Charles Taylor-trained and drivenSpartan Presence, a colt out of the Lindy Lane mare Vega Blue Chip whowon at Hastings in Michigan on July 14.
Next to salute was Hetties Commander, a colt out of Hetties Dream (by Dream Of Glory) who is trained by Michel Rivest and driven by David Boughton; he won at Georgian Downs in Ontario at the end of July.
Following in the footsteps of these two sons were two daughters, who incidentally are his fastest thus far – The Pres Child is a filly out of the Mr Lavec mare Crowchild, who 2:00.4 at Hoosier Park in Indiana on August 14; then the very next day, filly Nickange Two won a $50,000 Leg of the Ontario Sires Stakes Series at Rideau Carleton in Ontario for trainer Wayne Lee and driver Trevor Ritchie.trained and drove to win in
The latter is out of the 2:00.8.mare Goingonby, and trotted to victory in