Bodemeister

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

#1 Second-Crop Sire in 2017

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]. Then, from his first-crop of 3-year-olds, he sired a Kentucky Derby [G1] winner, Always Dreaming.

We promised, he delivered.

Bodemeister - #1 Second-Crop Sire in 2017
Bodemeister Overview
  • #1 third-crop sire of 2018 by black type horses and winners. #1 cumulative third-crop sire of 2018 by earnings, black type horses, and winners
  • 2018 racing: AMERICAN ANTHEM, winner of the San Carlos S. [G2], YUVETSI, winner of the Rancho Bernardo H. [G3]ONCE ON WHISKEY, winner of the Los Alamitos Derby [G3] and TDN Rising Star, stakes winners O DIONYSUS MAGICALMEISTER, G2-placed ALWAYS DREAMING, G3-placed Zulfikhar, etc.
  • 2018 sales: 2YOs of $725,000, $300,000$225,000, $200,000, etc. Yearlings of $310,000, etc.
  • Sire of 2017 Kentucky Derby [G1] winner ALWAYS DREAMING from his first 3YO crop, joining leading sires Distorted Humor, Street Cry (IRE), Uncle Mo, and Maria's Mon with a first-crop Kentucky Derby winner
  • #1 second-crop sire of 2017: top runners include ALWAYS DREAMING, 2017 Kentucky Derby [G1] winner and the fastest winner of the Florida Derby [G1] since Alydar; AMERICAN ANTHEM, winner of the Woody Stephens S. [G2] & Laz Barrera S. [G3]; SWs O DIONYSUS and KENDA, etc.
  • 2017 sales progeny included 2-year-olds for $750,000 and $525,000, yearlings for $700,000, $400,000, $350,000, etc., and $300,000 filly at BARAUG sale — highest price ever paid for a yearling at Barretts
  • Top outfits/horsemen to purchase yearlings in 2017 include: Shadwell, Jay Em Ess, Glen Hill, Tom McGreevy, Brad Grady, Bob Baffert, Starlight, Patti Miller, Centennial Farm, etc.
  • G1 Winner & leading classic contender by EMPIRE MAKER — like emerging top sire PIONEEROF THE NILE
  • Brilliant 9 1⁄2-length Arkansas Derby [G1] winner & Kentucky Derby/Preakness runner-up; only 3-year-old from his vintage crop to earn 4 triple-digit Beyers, including 109 & 108
  • Dam is a Graded SW STORM CAT mare that has produced two multiple G1 horses to date
  • Bred 192 mares in 2017 - largest book to date and one of the top five most popular stallions in North America

Brilliant by Design: Bodemeister is by Classic winner/Classic sire Empire Maker, worldwide influence with 95 stakes horses and $85-million lifetime. Empire Maker's first significant son at stud is America's emerging top sire - Pioneerof the Nile.

Bodemeister had a brilliant start to stud, covering an average of 178 mares in his first five books. He was the Leading Freshman Sire by Covering Sire Average in 2013 - $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. 

From his first runners, 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. 

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], and American Anthem, winner of the Woody Stephens S. [G2] and Lazaro Barrera S. [G3].

"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)

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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

Bodemeister filly gets first graded stakes victory in Del Mar's Rancho Bernardo (G3) title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly gets first graded stakes victory in Del Mar's Rancho Bernardo (G3)

Yuvetsi turned back odds-on favorite Anonymity at the top of the stretch en route to a 2 1/2-length victory in the Rancho Bernardo H. (G3)...

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Bodemeister colt scores first stakes win in Charles Taylor Derby title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt scores first stakes win in Charles Taylor Derby

Sphene's determined effort in the $70,000 Charles Taylor Derby at Albuquerque Downs earned the 3-year-old Bodemeister colt his first stakes victory...

[read more]

Bodemeister's Once On Whiskey prevails in Los Al Derby (G3) thriller title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister's Once On Whiskey prevails in Los Al Derby (G3) thriller

Once On Whiskey used every bit of the long Los Alamitos stretch to catch Draft Pick in the final...

[read more]

Bodemeister's O Dionysus sets course record in Cape Henlopen S. title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister's O Dionysus sets course record in Cape Henlopen S.

O Dionysus stretched out to 1 1/2-miles for the first time in Saturday's $75,000 Cape Henlopen S. at Delaware Park and came away with a new track record...

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  • #1 third-crop sire of 2018 by black type horses and winners. #1 cumulative third-crop sire of 2018 by earnings, black type horses, and winners
  • 2018 racing: AMERICAN ANTHEM, winner of the San Carlos S. [G2], YUVETSI, winner of the Rancho Bernardo H. [G3]ONCE ON WHISKEY, winner of the Los Alamitos Derby [G3] and TDN Rising Star, stakes winners O DIONYSUS MAGICALMEISTER, G2-placed ALWAYS DREAMING, G3-placed Zulfikhar, etc.
  • 2018 sales: 2YOs of $725,000, $300,000$225,000, $200,000, etc. Yearlings of $310,000, etc.
  • Sire of 2017 Kentucky Derby [G1] winner ALWAYS DREAMING from his first 3YO crop, joining leading sires Distorted Humor, Street Cry (IRE), Uncle Mo, and Maria's Mon with a first-crop Kentucky Derby winner
  • #1 second-crop sire of 2017: top runners include ALWAYS DREAMING, 2017 Kentucky Derby [G1] winner and the fastest winner of the Florida Derby [G1] since Alydar; AMERICAN ANTHEM, winner of the Woody Stephens S. [G2] & Laz Barrera S. [G3]; SWs O DIONYSUS and KENDA, etc.
  • 2017 sales progeny included 2-year-olds for $750,000 and $525,000, yearlings for $700,000, $400,000, $350,000, etc., and $300,000 filly at BARAUG sale — highest price ever paid for a yearling at Barretts
  • Top outfits/horsemen to purchase yearlings in 2017 include: Shadwell, Jay Em Ess, Glen Hill, Tom McGreevy, Brad Grady, Bob Baffert, Starlight, Patti Miller, Centennial Farm, etc.
  • G1 Winner & leading classic contender by EMPIRE MAKER — like emerging top sire PIONEEROF THE NILE
  • Brilliant 9 1⁄2-length Arkansas Derby [G1] winner & Kentucky Derby/Preakness runner-up; only 3-year-old from his vintage crop to earn 4 triple-digit Beyers, including 109 & 108
  • Dam is a Graded SW STORM CAT mare that has produced two multiple G1 horses to date
  • Bred 192 mares in 2017 - largest book to date and one of the top five most popular stallions in North America

Brilliant by Design: Bodemeister is by Classic winner/Classic sire Empire Maker, worldwide influence with 95 stakes horses and $85-million lifetime. Empire Maker's first significant son at stud is America's emerging top sire - Pioneerof the Nile.

Bodemeister had a brilliant start to stud, covering an average of 178 mares in his first five books. He was the Leading Freshman Sire by Covering Sire Average in 2013 - $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. 

From his first runners, 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. 

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], and American Anthem, winner of the Woody Stephens S. [G2] and Lazaro Barrera S. [G3].

"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 filly gets first graded stakes victory in Del Mar's Rancho Bernardo (G3) title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister filly gets first graded stakes victory in Del Mar's Rancho Bernardo (G3)

Yuvetsi turned back odds-on favorite Anonymity at the top of the stretch en route to a 2 1/2-length victory in the Rancho Bernardo H. (G3)...

[read more]

Bodemeister colt scores first stakes win in Charles Taylor Derby title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister colt scores first stakes win in Charles Taylor Derby

Sphene's determined effort in the $70,000 Charles Taylor Derby at Albuquerque Downs earned the 3-year-old Bodemeister colt his first stakes victory...

[read more]

Bodemeister's Once On Whiskey prevails in Los Al Derby (G3) thriller title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister's Once On Whiskey prevails in Los Al Derby (G3) thriller

Once On Whiskey used every bit of the long Los Alamitos stretch to catch Draft Pick in the final...

[read more]

Bodemeister's O Dionysus sets course record in Cape Henlopen S. title=
Bodemeister

Bodemeister's O Dionysus sets course record in Cape Henlopen S.

O Dionysus stretched out to 1 1/2-miles for the first time in Saturday's $75,000 Cape Henlopen S. at Delaware Park and came away with a new track record...

[read more]

Bodemeister Public Foal Gallery

bode-print

Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information - Please do not enter any links or the form will not be processed.
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
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
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