Chesapeake City, MD --- Winbak Farm of New York sadly reports the passing of pacing stallion, Village Jove p,2,1:51.4; 3,1:49.4 ($284,365) at the age of 20.
Village Jove’s pedigree, race record and offspring performance made him a strong member of Winbak Farm’s stallion line-up. He was a half-brother to Village Jiffy p,2,1:53.2f; 3,1:52.4f; 1:50 ($1,527,683), and a half-brother to Village Jingle, dam of Village Jolt p,2,1:51.1s; 3,1:50.4f ($1,634,220).
Village Jove was a stakes winner at two and three. His wins included the Governor's Cup elimination at 2, and the American-National elimination (in a divisional track record) and Meadowlands Pace consolation at 3.
As a stallion, he has sired several stakes winners including 61-time race winner Golden Receiver p,3,1:51.4f; 1:48 ($2,160,911), Winbak Speed p,2,1:54.4; 3,1:52.2f; 1:49 ($879,682), and Winbak Dimensions p,2,1:55.3h; 3,1:53.2h; 1:50.4f ($631,032).
Winbak Farm will be selling two Village Jove yearlings at the Morrisville College Yearling Sale on Sept. 21. His last crop will be foaled in 2015. For more information, visit www.winbakfarm.com.