Mark Ford is pleased to announce that world champion Warrawee Needy will be coming to Ontario to stand for stallion duty at Mac Lilley Farms Ltd.
A winner of 29 races and more than $1.25 million, Warrawee Needy did it all. He was freakishly fast at two (1:49.4s), faster still at three (1:48.4s) and fastest in the world at four (1:46.4).
At two, he was the 2011 O’Brien Award winner for two-year-old pacing colts/geldings. He won the Battle of Waterloo elimination at Grand River, an Ontario Sires Stakes (OSS) Gold elimination at Flamboro Downs, and the elimination and final at Mohawk Racetrack, the elimination and final at Rideau Carleton Raceway, the final at Woodbine Racetrack, and the OSS Gold Super Final at Woodbine Racetrack.
At three, he won a OSS Gold final at Mohawk. He was second in a North America Cup elimination at Mohawk, a OSS Gold elimination and final at Mohawk and the OSS Super Final at Woodbine Racetrack. He was third in his Confederation Cup elimination and a OSS Gold final at Flamboro Downs.
At four, he won an Aquarius Series leg, his US Pacing Championship elimination and his William Haughton Memorial elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack in world record time.
He was also second in the Aquarius Series leg and final at the Meadowlands, his Meadowlands Maturity Division at the Meadowlands, and a TVG Championship leg at the Meadowlands Racetrack. He was third in the American National Series final at Balmoral Park, while as an aged horse he captured a leg of the George Morton Levy Series at Yonkers.
An outcross sire with speed throughout his career, Warrawee Needy (E Dees Cam – Great Memories – Apaches Fame) will stand for just $3,000.
Lifetime breedings will be available to purchase; contact Mark Ford (973-568-3253), or Jeff Lilley (519-762-3423) for more information.
(Standardbred Canada with files from Mark Ford Stables/Mac Lilley Farms Ltd.)