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Captain Gerrard Moves To Wyndholm Park
Multiple stakes-winning Irish-bred 6YO stallion Captain Gerrard (Oasis Dream-Delphinus, by Soviet Star) has been relocated from Lindsay Park Stud in South Australia to Victoria's Wyndholm Park at Ballarat for the 2011 breeding season at a fee of $8,800. Wyndholm owner Dr Kim McKellar enthused: "I am delighted to stand a valuable son of champion Northern Hemisphere stallion Oasis Dream. Captain Gerrard has a great temperament, good conformation & excellent racetrack ability." On the UK track as a 2YO in 2007, Captain Gerrard won 5 races including the Gr3 Cornwallis Stakes (5 furlongs) at Ascot, Listed Harry Rosebery Stakes (5 furlongs) at Ayr & Listed Roses Stakes (5 furlongs) at York, plus 3rd in the Gr3 Molecomb Stakes (5 furlongs) at Goodwood; as a 3YO he also won 2008's UK Gr3 Palace House Stakes (5 furlongs) at Newmarket (against older horses) & in 2009 as a 4YO finished 2nd in the UK Listed City Wall Stakes (5 furlongs) at Chester.