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Dual Gr1-Winner Marsh Side To Stud at Silvernails Farm
Dual Canadian Gr1-winning 7YO sire Marsh Side (Gone West-Colonial Play, by Pleasant Colony) "will join the Questroyal Stud stallion roster in 2011 at Silvernails Farm in New York" at an introductory fee of US$2,000 reported bloodhorse.com. Marsh Side (who recorded 7 triple-digit Beyer Speed Figures) won or placed in 11 of 31 starts & earned US$2,360,853; his victories included Canada's Gr1 Pattison International Stakes, Gr1 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Gr2 Sky Classic Stakes & Listed Valedictory Stakes (in track record time), as well as finishing runner-up in the US Gr1 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap (to subsequent champion Gio Ponti). Marsh Side's Gr2-winning dam Colonial Play is a full-sister to both champion Pleasant Stage & Gr3-winner Stage Colony.