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Grand Reward Shuttle To Argentina
US Gr2-winning 5YO sire Grand Reward (standing his initial season this year for US$12,500 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Kentucky) "will shuttle to Argentina for the Southern Hemisphere season at Hernan Ceriani Cernadas's Haras La Quebrada as part of a 1-year lease agreement," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Kentucky-bred Grand Reward (Storm Cat-Serena's Song, by Rahy) won 4 of 24 starts (plus placed 4 times in group stakes in England & Ireland as a 2YO & 3YO) & earned US$545,844 while racing in Europe & the US (where he won the 2005 Gr2 Oaklawn Handicap as a 4YO). Grand Reward is a full brother to Gr1 winner Sophisticat & a half-brother Gr2 winner Harlington & multiple stakes-winner Serena's Tune.