Bodemeister

Empire Maker - Untouched Talent,
by
Storm Cat, 2009 Bay

First-crop Sire of a Kentucky Derby winner

Millionaire Grade 1 winner Bodemeister has the brilliance, beauty, and bloodlines to become the industry's next Big Sire.

The dual Classic runner-up competed at the highest levels from coast to coast, becoming one of the rare runners in history to post three Triple Digit Beyers around two turns prior to the Kentucky Derby [G1]. And his first foals are now coveted by a wide array of international buyers.

Bodemeister - First-crop Sire of a Kentucky Derby winner
Bodemeister Overview
  • Sire of 2017 Kentucky Derby [G1] winner ALWAYS DREAMING from his first 3YO crop
  • #1 Second-Crop Sire of 2017: top runners include ALWAYS DREAMING, fastest winner of the Florida Derby [G1] since Alydar, Woody Stephens S. [G2]Laz Barrera S. [G3] winner AMERICAN ANTHEMMiracle Wood S. winner O DIONYSUS, etc.
  • 2017 2-year-old sales: $750,000 and $525,000 colts at FTFFEB
  • Top 5 First-Crop Sire in 2016: 2yo MdSpWt winners at Churchill, Gulfstream, Keeneland, Santa Anita, etc., led by undefeated multiple stakes-winning filly BODE’S DREAM, SW colt O DIONYSUS, & Hopeful S. [G1] runner-up ROYAL COPY
  • G1 Winner & Leading Classic contender by EMPIRE MAKER — like emerging top sire PIONEEROF THE NILE
  • #1 Freshman Yearling Sire in 2015 - $176,580 Avg., 48 sold for $100,000+, 22 sold for $200,000+,
    16 sold for $300,000+, incl. $850,000 filly and three colts for $500,000
  • 2016 sale horses incl. $650,000, $435,000, $420,000, $400,000, $350,000, $350,000, $300,000, etc.
  • G1 Winner & Leading Classic contender by EMPIRE MAKER — like 2015 Leading Third-Crop Sire PIONEEROF THE NILE, sire of 2015 Triple Crown winner AMERICAN PHAROAH
  • Brilliant 9 1/2-length Arkansas Derby [G1] winner & KY Derby/Preakness runner-up; Only 3yo from his vintage crop to earn 4 triple-digit Beyers, incl. 109 & 108
  • Dam is a Graded SW STORM CAT mare that has produced two multiple G1 horses to date
  • Bred 700 mares combined in his first four books 

Brilliant by Design: Bodemeister is by Classic winner/Classic sire Empire Maker, worldwide influence with 85 stakes horses and $67-million lifetime. Empire Maker's first significant son at stud is America's Leading Third-Crop Sire of 2015 - Pioneerof the Nile.

Bodemeister was bred to 526 mares his first three years at stud, and was the Leading Freshman Sire by Covering Sire Average - $269,668. Bodemeister's first weanlings averaged $118,729 (23 sold) in 2014. He was then the leading freshman yearling sire of 2015, with an average sale price of $176,850. His sales hot streak continued in 2016, when his 2-year-olds averaged $149,563, second-most for all freshman sires with at least two horses sold.

On the racetrack in 2017, Bodemeister rose to the top of the Second-Crop sire list on the exploits of Always Dreaming, dominant winner of the Kentucky Derby [G1] and Florida Derby [G1]. In 2016, his brilliant filly Bode's Dream placed her sire near the top of the Freshman Sire list with a commanding win in the $200,000 Astoria S. at Belmont Park. 

"This industry needs more sires that can carry their speed a mile-and-a-quarter." -Bob Baffert

"I can't remember the last time a 3-year-old colt ran three straight Triple-digit Beyers around two turns before the Kentucky Derby like he did." -Elliott Walden

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 6 2 (1) 4 (3) 0 $1,304,800
Totals 6 2 (1) 4 (3) 0 $1,304,800

Won at 3

  • Arkansas Derby (G1, 9f, by 9 ½, defeating Secret Circle, Sabercat, Cozzetti, Atigun, Stat, Najjaar, Isn't He Clever, Optimizer, Jake Mo, Raconteur)
  • Maiden Special Weight at Santa Anita (8f, by 6, defeating Welter Weight, Stirred Up, Fleet Eagle, Unmarked Bills, Just Tripping, John's Bully Bob, Sea to Sky)

2nd at 3

  • Kentucky Derby (G1, 10f, to I’ll Have Another, defeating Dullahan, Went the Day Well, Creative Cause, Liaison, Union Rags, Rousing Sermon, Hansen, Daddy Knows Best, Optimizer, Alpha, El Padrino, Done Talking, Sabercat, Gemologist, Trinniberg, Prospective, Take Charge Indy, Daddy Long Legs)
  • Preakness S. (G1, 9 1/2f, to I’ll Have Another, defeating Creative Cause, Zetterholm, Teeth of the Dog, Optimizer, Cozzetti, Tiger Walk, Daddy Knows Best, Went the Day Well, Pretension)
  • San Felipe S. (G2, 8f, to Creative Cause, defeating Midnight Transfer, Liaison, Rousing Sermon, Blingo, American Act, Tiz Point, Empire Way, Groovin' Solo)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

EMPIRE MAKER (USA)
dkb/br. 2000
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC]
KILLALOE (USA) b. 1970
GANA FACIL (USA)
ch. 1981
LE FABULEUX (FR) ch. 1961 [P]
CHAREDI (USA) dkb/br. 1976
TOUSSAUD (USA)*
dkb/br. 1989
EL GRAN SENOR (USA)
b. 1981
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SEX APPEAL (USA) ch. 1970 *
IMAGE OF REALITY (USA)
b. 1976
IN REALITY (USA) b. 1964 [BC]
EDEE'S IMAGE (USA) dkb/br. 1969 *
UNTOUCHED TALENT (USA)
b. 2004
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN) b. 1967 *
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA) ch. 1970 [IC]
CRIMSON SAINT (USA) ch. 1969 *
PARADE QUEEN (USA)
b. 1994
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989 [IC]
SEATTLE SLEW (USA) br. 1974 [BC]
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA) b. 1980 *
SPANISH PARADE (USA)
dkb/br. 1988
ROBERTO (USA) b. 1969 [C]
NIJIT (USA) b. 1977
courtesy of Pedigree Query

Bodemeister News

$350K & $295K colts highlight Monday for Bodemeister at F-T Saratoga Sale title=
Bodemeister

$350K & $295K colts highlight Monday for Bodemeister at F-T Saratoga Sale

Bodemeister, the leading Second-Crop Sire of 2017, had four yearlings sell during Monday evening’s session of the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale for an average of $243,750...

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Always Dreaming returns to action in Saturday’s Jim Dandy S. (G2) title=
Bodemeister

Always Dreaming returns to action in Saturday’s Jim Dandy S. (G2)

Bodemeister’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming will make his first start since the May 20 Preakness S. (G1) in the $600,000 Jim Dandy S. (G2) Saturday at Saratoga Race Course...

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Zulfikhar razor sharp in TDN Rising Star debut win title=
Bodemeister

Zulfikhar razor sharp in TDN Rising Star debut win

Bodemeister's 2-year-old colt Zulfikhar flashed signs of a great future with his debut win on July 7 at Los Alamitos Race Course, rolling to a 3 3/4-length win...

[read more]

Bodemeister filly gets job done in first stakes start title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly gets job done in first stakes start

Kenda was making her stakes debut in Sunday's $75,000 Special Goddess S. at Santa Anita, but was unfazed by the step up in class...

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Bodemeister Public Foal Gallery

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  • Sire of 2017 Kentucky Derby [G1] winner ALWAYS DREAMING from his first 3YO crop
  • #1 Second-Crop Sire of 2017: top runners include ALWAYS DREAMING, fastest winner of the Florida Derby [G1] since Alydar, Woody Stephens S. [G2]Laz Barrera S. [G3] winner AMERICAN ANTHEMMiracle Wood S. winner O DIONYSUS, etc.
  • 2017 2-year-old sales: $750,000 and $525,000 colts at FTFFEB
  • Top 5 First-Crop Sire in 2016: 2yo MdSpWt winners at Churchill, Gulfstream, Keeneland, Santa Anita, etc., led by undefeated multiple stakes-winning filly BODE’S DREAM, SW colt O DIONYSUS, & Hopeful S. [G1] runner-up ROYAL COPY
  • G1 Winner & Leading Classic contender by EMPIRE MAKER — like emerging top sire PIONEEROF THE NILE
  • #1 Freshman Yearling Sire in 2015 - $176,580 Avg., 48 sold for $100,000+, 22 sold for $200,000+,
    16 sold for $300,000+, incl. $850,000 filly and three colts for $500,000
  • 2016 sale horses incl. $650,000, $435,000, $420,000, $400,000, $350,000, $350,000, $300,000, etc.
  • G1 Winner & Leading Classic contender by EMPIRE MAKER — like 2015 Leading Third-Crop Sire PIONEEROF THE NILE, sire of 2015 Triple Crown winner AMERICAN PHAROAH
  • Brilliant 9 1/2-length Arkansas Derby [G1] winner & KY Derby/Preakness runner-up; Only 3yo from his vintage crop to earn 4 triple-digit Beyers, incl. 109 & 108
  • Dam is a Graded SW STORM CAT mare that has produced two multiple G1 horses to date
  • Bred 700 mares combined in his first four books 

Brilliant by Design: Bodemeister is by Classic winner/Classic sire Empire Maker, worldwide influence with 85 stakes horses and $67-million lifetime. Empire Maker's first significant son at stud is America's Leading Third-Crop Sire of 2015 - Pioneerof the Nile.

Bodemeister was bred to 526 mares his first three years at stud, and was the Leading Freshman Sire by Covering Sire Average - $269,668. Bodemeister's first weanlings averaged $118,729 (23 sold) in 2014. He was then the leading freshman yearling sire of 2015, with an average sale price of $176,850. His sales hot streak continued in 2016, when his 2-year-olds averaged $149,563, second-most for all freshman sires with at least two horses sold.

On the racetrack in 2017, Bodemeister rose to the top of the Second-Crop sire list on the exploits of Always Dreaming, dominant winner of the Kentucky Derby [G1] and Florida Derby [G1]. In 2016, his brilliant filly Bode's Dream placed her sire near the top of the Freshman Sire list with a commanding win in the $200,000 Astoria S. at Belmont Park. 

"This industry needs more sires that can carry their speed a mile-and-a-quarter." -Bob Baffert

"I can't remember the last time a 3-year-old colt ran three straight Triple-digit Beyers around two turns before the Kentucky Derby like he did." -Elliott Walden

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 6 2 (1) 4 (3) 0 $1,304,800
Totals 6 2 (1) 4 (3) 0 $1,304,800

Won at 3

  • Arkansas Derby (G1, 9f, by 9 ½, defeating Secret Circle, Sabercat, Cozzetti, Atigun, Stat, Najjaar, Isn't He Clever, Optimizer, Jake Mo, Raconteur)
  • Maiden Special Weight at Santa Anita (8f, by 6, defeating Welter Weight, Stirred Up, Fleet Eagle, Unmarked Bills, Just Tripping, John's Bully Bob, Sea to Sky)

2nd at 3

  • Kentucky Derby (G1, 10f, to I’ll Have Another, defeating Dullahan, Went the Day Well, Creative Cause, Liaison, Union Rags, Rousing Sermon, Hansen, Daddy Knows Best, Optimizer, Alpha, El Padrino, Done Talking, Sabercat, Gemologist, Trinniberg, Prospective, Take Charge Indy, Daddy Long Legs)
  • Preakness S. (G1, 9 1/2f, to I’ll Have Another, defeating Creative Cause, Zetterholm, Teeth of the Dog, Optimizer, Cozzetti, Tiger Walk, Daddy Knows Best, Went the Day Well, Pretension)
  • San Felipe S. (G2, 8f, to Creative Cause, defeating Midnight Transfer, Liaison, Rousing Sermon, Blingo, American Act, Tiz Point, Empire Way, Groovin' Solo)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

EMPIRE MAKER (USA)
dkb/br. 2000
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC]
KILLALOE (USA) b. 1970
GANA FACIL (USA)
ch. 1981
LE FABULEUX (FR) ch. 1961 [P]
CHAREDI (USA) dkb/br. 1976
TOUSSAUD (USA)*
dkb/br. 1989
EL GRAN SENOR (USA)
b. 1981
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SEX APPEAL (USA) ch. 1970 *
IMAGE OF REALITY (USA)
b. 1976
IN REALITY (USA) b. 1964 [BC]
EDEE'S IMAGE (USA) dkb/br. 1969 *
UNTOUCHED TALENT (USA)
b. 2004
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN) b. 1967 *
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA) ch. 1970 [IC]
CRIMSON SAINT (USA) ch. 1969 *
PARADE QUEEN (USA)
b. 1994
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989 [IC]
SEATTLE SLEW (USA) br. 1974 [BC]
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA) b. 1980 *
SPANISH PARADE (USA)
dkb/br. 1988
ROBERTO (USA) b. 1969 [C]
NIJIT (USA) b. 1977
courtesy of Pedigree Query
$350K & $295K colts highlight Monday for Bodemeister at F-T Saratoga Sale title=
Bodemeister

$350K & $295K colts highlight Monday for Bodemeister at F-T Saratoga Sale

Bodemeister, the leading Second-Crop Sire of 2017, had four yearlings sell during Monday evening’s session of the Aug. 7-8 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings sale for an average of $243,750...

[read more]

Always Dreaming returns to action in Saturday’s Jim Dandy S. (G2) title=
Bodemeister

Always Dreaming returns to action in Saturday’s Jim Dandy S. (G2)

Bodemeister’s Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming will make his first start since the May 20 Preakness S. (G1) in the $600,000 Jim Dandy S. (G2) Saturday at Saratoga Race Course...

[read more]

Zulfikhar razor sharp in TDN Rising Star debut win title=
Bodemeister

Zulfikhar razor sharp in TDN Rising Star debut win

Bodemeister's 2-year-old colt Zulfikhar flashed signs of a great future with his debut win on July 7 at Los Alamitos Race Course, rolling to a 3 3/4-length win...

[read more]

Bodemeister filly gets job done in first stakes start title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly gets job done in first stakes start

Kenda was making her stakes debut in Sunday's $75,000 Special Goddess S. at Santa Anita, but was unfazed by the step up in class...

[read more]

Bodemeister Public Foal Gallery

bode-print

Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Artie Schiller
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Gemologist
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tourist

Download Printable forms

Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
Boarding Farm:
Produce History:
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