Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) Champion Artie Schiller is one of the industry’s rising stars.
The only Breeders’ Cup Champion by the extraordinary sire of sires El Prado and the Leading Fourth Crop son of that Champion Sire, he was selected by Bill Oppenheim as one of just two stallions in his siring crop as a "Value Sire" for 2012. His accomplishments include:
- Thirteen stakes winners in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere combined
- Eight SWs, 18 stakes horses, $7,000,000 in North America and Europe from just three crops
- Gr. 1 runners in the U.S. and Australia: MR. COMMONS ($807,660) and LASER HAWK ($620,074)
- A $240,000 OBS March two-year-old in 2013
- Eight stakes winners in 2012 alone
- A Preakness (G1) and Breeders’ Cup (G1) contender from his first crop
- SWs with mile times of 1:33 1/5, 1:33 2/5 and 1:33 3/5; 7f SW in 1:21 4/5
- Winners on dirt, turf, and synthetic, from 4 1/2 furlongs to 1 1/8 miles
At the races, Artie Schiller was a six-time Graded stakes winner of $2 million, who won a power-packed edition of the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1). His sire, El Prado, has produced some of the industry’s most desirable young stallions, including Medaglia d’Oro and Kitten’s Joy.
Young progeny by Artie Schiller have sold for six figures as yearlings and as two-year-olds, and buyers include some of the industry’s leading operations, including Mr. & Mrs. J.S. Moss, Zayat Stables, Reynolds Bell Bloodstock, Toby Keith, BBA Ireland, St. George Farm, Bourbon Lane Stable, Ken & Sarah Ramsey, Marette Farrell, M&H, Baccari Bloodstock, Jeff Bonde, and Baumann Stables. His 2013 juveniles in training are headed by a $240,000 OBS filly. And his 2012 yearlings averaged $45,241 (54 sold), led by $250,000 and $190,000 fillies and $118,327 and $110,000 colts. A striking, imposing individual, Artie Schiller has averaged over 115 mares bred for the past three years, including 126 mares bred in 2012.