The first(and only) son of the outstanding race mare DIXIE DARLENE, GRILLA is a power-house of speed that could carry a distance. His
race record includes 11 wins with 6 of them in stakes and a sprint at Delaware Park in 1:17 1/5. He is well known for upsetting then undefeated SAND WITCHH in the President of the UAE Cup S. (G1) at Keeneland. He raced 5 seasons, earned nearly $250,000 and received two Darley Awards.He stands his first season in 2015. Grilla's first foals are 2-year-olds in 2016.
His sire is the French-bred winner KONG, whose other notable winners were KINZI KONG and QUEEN KONG. His dam is the WIKING daughter DIXIE DARLENE (3/40(17-10-4)8-9, $281,689, Darley Horse of the Year).. She has also produced four other Darley Champions, DIXIES DELIGHT, MS DIXIE, DIXIES VALENTINE, and DIXIE DANCE.
Stud Fee: $1,500 LFG
Transported Semen: cooled and frozen
Nominations: Arabian Racing Cup, Texas Accredited Sire
Inquires: Kathy Waldron 352-585-6834 or Michelle Morgan 214-679-2026 or 940-365-2559
Owner/Breeder: Bill and Cathy Waldron