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US Sire Partner's Hero Returns To Castle Rock
US Gr2-winning 17-year-old stallion Partner's Hero (Danzig-Safely Home, by Winning Hit) has rejoined the roster at the Giangiulio family's Castle Rock Farm in Pennsylvania, after recently standing at Northview Pennsylvania. Partner's Hero (sire of 18 stakes-winners & 15 stakes-placed runners from 9 crops to race) has progeny earnings of more than US$1 million for each of the past 8 seasons, with total progeny earnings in excess of US$17 million; his stars include millionaire multiple graded stakes-winner Heros Reward, plus graded stakes-winners New York Hero, Love Match & Private Chef. On the track, Partner's Hero (a half-brother to 1990 US champion sprinter Safely Kept) won 8 of 33 starts (including the 1997 Gr2 Kentucky Cup Sprint Stakes & 4 additional stakes races) & earned US$554,731.