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Timber Country Shuttle To Eliza Park
Meanwhile former Arrowfield Stud shuttler & triple US Gr1 winner Timber Country (Woodman-Fall Aspen, by Pretense) will stand this season at Eliza Park Stud in Victoria at a fee to be announced. Japan-based Timber Country is the sire of current Australian weight-for-age star & 5-time Gr1 winner Eremein (Timber Country-Marrego, by Marscay); the 4YO gelding boasts 10 wins (including the 2005 Gr1 AJC Derby, Gr1 Ranvet Stakes on March 25, Gr1 BMW on April 8 & Gr1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes on April 22) & 7 placings (including runner-up in the Gr1 Chipping Norton Stakes on March 11) in 21 starts for $4,004,845 earnings. Timber Country's other Australian stars include group-winners Timbourina & Sam Sung A Song, plus stakes-winners West Country & Lord Of The Land. Internationally Timber Country has also produced Japanese star Admire Don (A$10 million earnings after 8 career wins which include 7 Gr1 victories) & leading US distaff performer Balletto (winner of the Gr1 Frizette Stakes at Belmont Park).