Drosselmeyer

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Distorted Humor - Golden Ballet,
by
Moscow Ballet, 2007

Distorted Humor’s most accomplished son

The highest rated horse in the world on dirt for 2011, Drosselmeyer retired to stud off a decisive victory in North America's biggest championship event – the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1).

American Classic winner at three and the leading money winner of all-time by Champion Sire Distorted Humor, his first yearlings are now lighting up the sales rings.

Drosselmeyer - Distorted Humor’s most accomplished son<br>
Drosselmeyer Overview
  • Multiple Grade 1 winner of $3,728,170
  • America’s Leading Money Winner of 2011
  • Highest rated horse in the world on dirt in 2011 by World Thoroughbred Rankings
  • Joins A.P. Indy as the only Belmont/Breeders’ Cup Classic winners
  • On the board in seven stakes, six Graded
  • Six-length debut winner at a mile at Churchill at two
  • $600,000 sales yearling, out of G1 winner Golden Ballet            
  • First yearlings include $300,000 & $280,000 colts, $225,000 filly
  • Covered 118 mares in 2014

Drosselmeyer further added his name to an elite roster of just seven horses to win the Breeders' Cup Classic and a Triple Crown race, an honor roll which includes A.P. Indy, Unbridled, and Sunday Silence.

Drosselmeyer has covered at least 118 mares every year at stud. His first yearlings averaged $63,934, with individual sales of $300,000, $280,000, $225,000, $190,000, $185,000, $180,000. His first weanlings averaged $62,240, with individuals for $185,000, $155,000, $130,000, $100,000. Buyers include Alex and JoAnn Lieblong, Harry & Teresa Meyerhoff, K.K. Eishindo, Sallusto & Albina, Raut, and Nick Zito. These first two-year-olds race in 2015.

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 4 1 2 1 $51,970
3 5 2 1 1 $749,200
4 7 2 2 0 $2,927,000
Totals 16 5 5 2 $3,728,170

Won at 2

  • A maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs (8f, by 6, defeating Oldhamburg, Saluting Stormye, Where U At, Rosscat, Jasonfranknbill, Schwartzbewithyou, Mr Red Rock, Screenplay).

Won at 3

  • Belmont S (gr-I, 12f, defeating Fly Down, First Dude, Game On Dude, Stay Put, Interactif, Stately Victor, Ice Box, Make Music for Me, Dave in Dixie, Spangled Star, Uptowncharlybrown).
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (9f, defeating Prince Will I Am, Best Actor, No Shenanigans, Stately Victor, Guys Reward, Jet Settin Papa).

2nd at 3

  • Dwyer S (gr-II, 9f, to Fly Down, defeating Remand, Soaring Empire, Carnivore, Turf Melody, Codoy).

3rd at 3

  • Louisiana Derby(gr-II, 9f, to Mission Impazible, A Little Warm, defeating Discreetly Mine, Stay Put, Ron the Greek, The Program, Mister Marti Gras, Fly Down, Wow Wow Wow, Hotep, Island Soul, Backtrack).

Won at 4

  • Breeders' Cup Classic(gr-I, 10f, defeating Game On Dude, Ruler On Ice, Havre de Grace, Flat Out, So You Think, To Honor and Serve, Ice Box, Rattlesnake Bridge, Uncle Mo, Stay Thirsty, Headache).
  • One Count S(10f, defeating Birdrun, Inherit the Gold, Alma d'Oro, Afleet Again, Edgewater).

2nd at 4

  • Jockey Club Gold Cup S(gr-I, 10f, to Flat Out, defeating Stay Thirsty, Rodman, A. U. Miner, Birdrun, Ice Box).
  • Brooklyn H(gr-II, 12f, to Birdrun, defeating Alma d'Oro, Eldaafer, Afleet Again).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

DISTORTED HUMOR (USA)
ch. 1993
FORTY NINER (USA)
ch. 1985
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962
FILE (USA)
ch. 1976
TOM ROLFE (USA) b. 1962 [CP]
CONTINUE (USA) dkb/br. 1958 *
DANZIGS BEAUTY (USA)
b. 1987
DANZIG (USA)
dkb/br. 1977 [IC]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
PAS DE NOM (USA) dkb/br. 1968
SWEETEST CHANT (USA)
b. 1978
MR. LEADER (USA) b. 1966
GAY SONNET (USA) dkb/br. 1969
GOLDEN BALLET (USA)
ch. 1998
MOSCOW BALLET (USA)
b. 1982
NIJINSKY (CAN)
b. 1967 [CS]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
FLAMING PAGE (CAN) b. 1959 *
MILLICENT (USA)
b. 1969
CORNISH PRINCE (USA) br. 1962
MILAN MILL (USA) b. 1962 *
GOLDEN JEWEL BOX (USA)
b. 1989
SLEW O GOLD (USA)
b. 1980
SEATTLE SLEW (USA) br. 1974 [BC]
ALLUVIAL (USA) ch. 1969 *
MISS STORM BIRD (USA)
ch. 1984
STORM BIRD (CAN) b. 1978
SUN LOVER (USA) gr. 1967

courtesy of Pedigree Query

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Drosselmeyer colt brings $300,000 at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale

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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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