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Twilight Meteor To Stand At Saratoga Glen Farm

Friday, 11th December 2009

US graded stakes-winning 5YO stallion Twilight Meteor (Smart Strike-One Over Prime, by With Approval) will stand for Saratoga Stud at Saratoga Glen Farm in New York, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Twilight Meteor (a US$150,000 yearling at the 2005 Fasig-Tipton July Sale) was retired in May this year, & recorded 4 wins (including February's Gr3 Canadian Turf Handicap over 8 furlongs at Gulfstream Park, plus 2007's Listed Hallandale Beach Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Gulfstream Park & 2006's Listed Bourbon County Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Keeneland) & 7 placings (including 2008's Gr3 Fort Marcy Handicap over 8.5 furlongs at Aqueduct, plus 2007's Gr3 Sir Beaufort Stakes over 8 furlongs at Santa Anita, Gr3 Hawthorne Derby over 9 furlongs, Gr3 Kent Breeders' Cup Stakes over 9 furlongs at Delaware Park, Listed Straight Deal Stakes over 8 furlongs at Belmont Park & Canada's Listed Breeders' Stakes over 12 furlongs at Woodbine) from 17 starts for US$575,291 earnings. Twilight Meteor's dam One Over Prime is a half-sister to Canadian juvenile champions Poetically & Primaly (Alydeed), as well as graded stakes-winner Whiskey Wisdom & recently deceased Gr1-winner Citronnade.

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