Colonel John

Fee: $10,000 S&N
Tiznow - Sweet Damsel,
by
Turkoman, 2005 B

Top-Ranked Sophomore Sire of Winners

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

Colonel John has already sired ten major stakes horses, three $100,000 stakes winners, two Graded SWs, two Grade 1 horses, and two Breeders' Cup contenders from his first two crops.

Colonel John - Top-Ranked Sophomore Sire of Winners
Colonel John Overview
  • America's leading sophomore sire of 2014 winners 
  • Kentucky's 2nd-leading sophomore sire by stakes horses
  • One of just two 2nd crop stallions to sire EIGHT $100,000 Stakes Horses
  • First in his crop to sire a Graded SW and first to sire two Grade 1 performers
  • 2014 Keeneland yearlings include colts who sold for $280,000 and $210,000
  • 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. His 2014 Keeneland September yearlings averaged $56,636. And at Keeneland November, his daughter Concave sold as a race/broodmare prospect for $410,000.

Colonel John has sired ten stakes horses, eight $100,000 stakes horses, incl.: 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 120 mares each year at stud, including 122 in 2014. 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).

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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

Colonel John News

Colonel John filly takes Churchill's G3 Winning Colors, Grade 1 Test on the horizon

Colonel John filly takes Churchill's G3 Winning Colors, Grade 1 Test on the horizon

Southern Honey bested her older rivals in the $110,000 Winning Colors (G3) on Memorial Day at Churchill Downs to give the Colonel John 3-year-old filly her first stakes win...

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OBS sale features $310K Colonel John filly
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The OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training saw a filly by Colonel John garner a winning bid of $310,000...

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With two colts and three fillies listed from his first crop, WinStar stallion Colonel John tied for the top spot with number of horses on The Jockey Club’s 2013 Experimental Free Handicap...

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WinStar announces 2014 “Breed To Win”

WinStar announces 2014 “Breed To Win”

For the second straight year, WinStar Farm will hold drawings to give away 13 free 2014 stallion seasons through the farm’s “Breed To Win” promotion. This year’s drawings will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8th, and breeders who have signed and returned a 2014 live foal contract to one of WinStar’s participating 13 stallions by Feb. 7 at noon will be eligible to win...

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