06/12/2005 11:00PM

Jolie's Halo dies at 18


Jolie's Halo, the 18-year-old sire of dual Grade 1 winner Hal's Hope and other graded winners, has died after a paddock accident in Japan, according to a Blood-Horse report.

A son of Halo, Jolie's Halo has stood at East Stud on the Japanese island of Hokkaido since the 1997 season. A homebred for Arthur Appleton, Jolie's Halo had started his breeding career at Bridlewood Farm in Florida but was sold privately to Japanese interests in 1996 after standing three seasons in Ocala.

Trained by Happy Alter and Robert Camac, Jolie's Halo won three Grade 1 stakes in a career that ran from 1990 to 1993: the Gulfstream Park Handicap, the Donn Handicap, and the Philip H. Iselin, which he won in track-record time .

Jolie's Halo racked up 8 wins from 20 starts and a total bankroll of $1,218,120.

Jolie's Halo was a son of the Sir Ivor mare Jolie Jolie.