Hill 'N' Dale History
Hill ‘N’ Dale Farms was founded circa 1960 by John Sikura Jr. just outside of the Greater Toronto Area. John Sikura Jr. had a multi-faceted operation, including a racing division, a commercial sales operation, and stood several prominent Canadian stallions.
The farm, named by his wife Gus, reflected the topography of the property.
John Sikura Jr. was perhaps best known as the purchaser of the first yearling in thoroughbred history to bring in excess of $1 million (SECRETARIAT/CHARMING ALIBI). Mr. Sikura also was the purchaser of Eclipse award winner GLORIOUS SONG.
Currently Hill ‘N’ Dale exists both in King City, Ontario (Canada) and in Lexington Kentucky. While there is a great deal of interdependence, the two farms are owned and operated individually by R. Glenn Sikura and John G. Sikura respectively.
Primarily a commercial breeding enterprise, Hill 'N' Dale Canada is a perennial leading consignor in Toronto and represents many Canadian clients selling in the United States. Hill 'N' Dale Canada has a small racing stable and does a limited amount of select boarding.
R. Glenn Sikura is active within the Canadian thoroughbred industry, is the past President of the CTHS Ontario, Past President/Director of the CTHS National division, Past President/Director of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame, Past President/Director of OHRIA, and sits as the Chief Steward of the Jockey Club of Canada.