Frank Stronach’s Adena Springs farm announced today that on January 5th Harlem Rocker will undergo a surgical procedure at Cornell University to alleviate symptoms of spinal chord compression. As a result of this surgery it is expected that Harlem Rocker will miss the 2012 breeding season.
After recovering from surgery Harlem Rocker will return to Adena Springs in Kentucky to recuperate, and will be under the care of resident veterinarian Dr. Tom Little.
Harlem Rocker, a Multiple Graded Stakes winning son of Macho Uno out of the Lit de Justice mare Freedom Come, earned over $600,000 in his racing career, highlighted by wins in the Withers S. (G3) and Prince Of Wales Stakes. Harlem Rocker stood his first season at stud (2011) at McMahon Thoroughbreds of Saratoga. It is expected that Harlem Rocker will return to McMahon Thoroughbreds to stand the 2013 season.
For more information please contact Adena Springs General Manager Eric Hamelback (800) 975-5641.