Colonel John

Tiznow - Sweet Damsel, by Turkoman, 2005 B
Fee: TBA
Colonel John - America's #1-Ranked Sophomore Sire of SWs & GSWs
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America's #1-Ranked Sophomore Sire of SWs & GSWs

Versatile multiple Grade 1 winner of $1,779,012, Colonel John is the leading money winner at stud by Champion Sire Tiznow.

From his first crop, Colonel John has already sired eight major stakes horses, three $100,000 stakes winners, two Graded SWs, two Grade 1 horses, and two Breeders' Cup contenders. We salute his accomplishments:

  • America's 2nd-leading sophomore sire of stakes horses and stakes winners
  • America's 2nd-leading sophomore sire of 2014 winners
  • One of two stallions in his crop to sire SIX $100,000 Stakes Horses
  • First in his crop to sire a Graded SW and first to sire two Grade 1 performers
  • 3rd Leading Sophomore Sire by 2YO average in 2014
  • 2nd Leading Freshman Sire by 2YO and Yearling average in 2013
  • One of the few stallions to win stakes on dirt, turf and all-weather surfaces
  • Stakes record-setter at 8 1/2f & 2nd in $750,000 CashCall Futurity (G1) at 2
  • Won $1,000,000 Travers S. (G1) and $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1) at 3
  • SW at 8f on turf in 1:32.3; 2nd $350,000 Goodwood S. (G1) on all-weather at 4

TDN Insta-Tistics ranks him 3rd in his siring crop, with at least three 2-year-olds sold, by 2014 juvenile sales average ($77,381, 21 sold), including a $310,00 filly. He ranked 2nd in his siring crop by 2013 yearling average ($67,287, 54 sold), with both averages representing excellent value of the bred-on-fee.

Colonel John has sired eight stakes horses, six $100,000 stakes horses: Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)-3rd Colonel Joan; 1:08 3/5 Winning Colors (G3) victress Southern Honey; $160,000 auction 2YO Concave (Sorrento S.-G2, 3rd Del Mar Debutante-G1); $220,000 yearling Here's Johnny ($100,000 OBS Championship S). Colonel John has bred at least 128 mares each year at stud, including 159 in 2013. Expect to hear more from this corps.

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 4 2   (1) 2   (1) 0   $255,300
3 7 3   (3) 0   1   (1) $1,228,530
4 4 1   (1) 1   (1) 0   $295,182
15 6   (5) 3   (2) 1   (1) $1,779,012

(RI: 37.71)
(4, 8f, Career best Rag# 2 1/2)

At 2:

  • 1st Real Quiet S. ($105,900, Hol, 8.5f-AW, 1:42.92, by 3 lengths, dftd. Overextended, Cafe Tortoni),
  • 2nd Futurity-G1 ($753,000, Hol, to Into Mischief, by 1/4 length, dftd. Massive Drama).

At 3:

  • 1st Travers S.-G1 (watch video) (view chart) ($1,000,000, Sar, 10f, 2:03.20, dftd. Mambo in Seattle, Pyro),
  • Santa Anita Derby-G1 (watch video) (view chart) ($750,000, SA, 9f-AW, 1:48.16, dftd. Bob Black Jack, Coast Guard),
  • Sham S.-G3 (watch video) (view chart) ($200,000, SA, 9f-AW, 1:50.15, dftd. El Gato Malo, Victory Pete),
  • 3rd Swaps S.-G2 ($355,495, Hol, to Tres Borrachos, Two Step Salsa).

At4:

  • 1st Wickerr S. (watch video) (view chart) (Rag# 2 1/2) ($91,970, Dmr, 8fT, 1:32.77, dftd. Becrux [Ity], Ferneley [Ire]),
  • 2nd Goodwood S.-G1 ($305,000, OSA, to Gitano Hernando [GB], by a neck, dftd. Richard's Kid).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

TIZNOW (USA)
dkb/br. 1997
CEES TIZZY (USA)
gr. 1987
RELAUNCH (USA)
gr. 1976
IN REALITY (USA) b. 1964 [BC]
FOGGY NOTE (USA) gr. 1965
TIZLY (USA)
b. 1981
LYPHARD (USA) b. 1969 [C]
TIZNA (CHI) b. 1969
CEE'S SONG (USA)
dkb/br. 1986
SEATTLE SONG (USA)
b. 1981
SEATTLE SLEW (USA) br. 1974 [BC]
INCANTATION (USA) dkb/br. 1965
LONELY DANCER (CAN)
b. 1975
NICE DANCER (CAN) b. 1969
SLEEP LONELY (USA) dkb/br. 1970
SWEET DAMSEL (USA)
dkb/br. 1995
TURKOMAN (USA)
dkb/br. 1982
ALYDAR (USA)
ch. 1975 [C]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
SWEET TOOTH (USA) b. 1965 *
TABA (ARG)
b. 1973
TABLE PLAY (USA) b. 1963
FILIPINA (ARG) ch. 1962
GRANDE DAME (USA)
gr. 1986
ZEN (USA)
gr. 1973
DAMASCUS (USA) b. 1964 [IC]
PENNY BRYN (USA) gr. 1959
FIA (USA)
b. 1974
ONE FOR ALL (USA) b. 1966
STICKS N' STONES (USA) b. 1961

courtesy of Pedigree Query

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