Exaggerator

Fee: $30,000 S&N
Curlin - Dawn Raid,
by
Vindication, 2013 DK B

Extreme Racehorse

Bred top and bottom to be an outstanding sire, Exaggerator is the most accomplished son of 2-time Horse of the Year Curlin and is a Graded Stakes Winner over five different racetracks from 6 1/2 to 9 1/2 furlongs.
Exaggerator - Extreme Racehorse
Exaggerator Overview
  • CURLIN’s All-Time Leading Earner & Only 3-Time G1 Winner At Stud$3,581,120 in earnings, nearly $900,000 more than fellow Classic winner Palace Malice
  • The only 3-time G1-winning 3yo colt of 2016: Won $1,500,000 Preakness [G1], $1,000,000 Haskell Inv. [G1], & $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby [G1] by a combined 11 1/4 lengths
  • CURLIN’s fastest Classic-winning 3yo, with a 103 Beyer in the SA Derby – fastest Beyer by a KY Derby contender in 2016; Earned 101 Beyers in KY Derby & Preakness
  • Matched his sire CURLIN with 3 G1 wins at three including the Preakness S., defeating champion Nyquist
  • Fast-closing runner-up in the Kentucky Derby [G1], beaten only 1 1/4 lengths and earning a 4 1/2 Ragozin
  • Iron horse: Only 3yo of 2016 to compete in all three Triple Crown races, Haskell & Travers, with 15 starts at 10 tracks coast to coast in a 16-month span, winning four million-dollar races
  • A Leading 2YO: G1-placed winner of the $200,000 Saratoga Special [G2] at 6 1⁄2 furlongs & $1,000,000 Delta Jackpot [G3] at 1 1/16 miles — CURLIN’s only GSW 2yo at stud

"Exaggerator is an extreme racehorse, and, physically, he’s absolutely beautiful."  

-WinStar CEO Elliott Walden

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 6 3 (2) 1 (1) 0 $983,120
3 9 3 (3) 2 (2) 1 (1) $2,598,000
15 6 (5) 3 (3) 1 (1) $3,581,120

Won at 2

  • Saratoga Special S. (G2, 6 1/2f, defeating Saratoga Mischief, Hammers Vision, John Q. Public, Holding Gold, Mid Life Crisis)
  • Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs (G3, 8 1/2f, defeating Sunny Ridge, Harlan Punch, Found Money, Whitmore, Forevamo, Texas Jambalaya, Memories of Winter, Cowboy Classic, Iron Dome)
  • A maiden special weight race at Del Mar (6 furlongs, defeating Miner's Light, On Fire, Dressed in Hermes, American League, Path of David, Ed Johnson, Tiz a Billy, Nuke Laloosh)

2nd at 2

  • Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland (G1, 8 1/2f, to Brody's Cause, defeating Rated R Superstar, Sticksstatelydude, Uncle Vinny, Sheikh of Sheikhs, Threefiveindia, Uncle Jerry, Gametown, Pinnacle Peak, Wild Man)

Won at 3

  • Preakness S. (G1, 9 1/2f, by 3 1/2, defeating Cherry Wine, Nyquist, Stradivari, Lani, Laoban, Uncle Lino, Fellowship, Awesome Speed, Collected, Abiding Star)
  • Haskell Inv, at Monmouth Park (G1, 9f, defeating American Freedom, Sunny Ridge, Nyquist, Gun Runner, Awesome Slew)
  • Santa Anita Derby (G1, 9f, defeating Mor Spirit, Uncle Lino, Danzing Candy, Diplodocus, Denman's Call, Smokey Image, Iron Rob

2nd at 3

  • Kentucky Derby (G1, 10f, to Nyquist, defeating Gun Runner, Mohaymen, Suddenbreakingnews, Destin, Brody's Cause, Mo Tom, Lani, More Spirit, My Man Sam, Tom's Ready, Creator, Outwork, Danzing Candy, Trojan Nation, Oscar Nominated, Majesto, Whitmore, Shagaf)
  • San Vicente S. (G2, 7f, to Nyquist, deafeating Denman's Call, Sheikh of Sheikhs, El Charro)

3rd at 3

  • San Felipe S. (G2, 8 1/2f, to Danzing Candy, Mor Spirit, defeating Uncle Lino, Smokey Image, I will Score)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

CURLIN (USA)
ch. 2004
SMART STRIKE (CAN)
b. 1992 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962 *
CLASSY 'N SMART (CAN)*
b. 1981
SMARTEN (USA) dkb/br. 1976
NO CLASS (CAN) b. 1974 *
SHERRIFFS DEPUTY (USA)
b. 1994
DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN)
b. 1979
VICE REGENT (CAN) ch. 1967
MINT COPY (CAN) dkb/br. 1970
BARBARIKA (USA)
b. 1985
BATES MOTEL (USA) b. 1979
WAR EXCHANGE (USA) gr. 1972
DAWN RAID (CAN)
dkb/br. 2005
VINDICATION (USA)
dkb/br. 2000
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
dkb/br. 1974 [BC]
BOLD REASONING (USA) dkb/br. 1968
MY CHARMER (USA) b. 1969 *
STRAWBERRY REASON (USA)
dkb/br. 1992
STRAWBERRY ROAD (AUS) b. 1979
PRETTY REASON (USA) dkb/br. 1971
EMBUR SUNSHINE (CAN)
dkb/br. 1993
BOLD RUCKUS (USA)
dkb/br. 1976 [IC]
BOLDNESIAN (USA) b. 1963
RAISE A RUCKUS (USA) dkb/br. 1965
VEVILA (GB)
b. 1984
THE MINSTREL (CAN) ch. 1974
BON DEBARRAS (CAN) b. 1975
courtesy of Pedigree Query

Exaggerator News

Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar title=
Exaggerator

Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar

Classic winner and leading sophomore Exaggerator, the only 3-year-old colt with three Grade 1 wins in 2016, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky...

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  • CURLIN’s All-Time Leading Earner & Only 3-Time G1 Winner At Stud$3,581,120 in earnings, nearly $900,000 more than fellow Classic winner Palace Malice
  • The only 3-time G1-winning 3yo colt of 2016: Won $1,500,000 Preakness [G1], $1,000,000 Haskell Inv. [G1], & $1,000,000 Santa Anita Derby [G1] by a combined 11 1/4 lengths
  • CURLIN’s fastest Classic-winning 3yo, with a 103 Beyer in the SA Derby – fastest Beyer by a KY Derby contender in 2016; Earned 101 Beyers in KY Derby & Preakness
  • Matched his sire CURLIN with 3 G1 wins at three including the Preakness S., defeating champion Nyquist
  • Fast-closing runner-up in the Kentucky Derby [G1], beaten only 1 1/4 lengths and earning a 4 1/2 Ragozin
  • Iron horse: Only 3yo of 2016 to compete in all three Triple Crown races, Haskell & Travers, with 15 starts at 10 tracks coast to coast in a 16-month span, winning four million-dollar races
  • A Leading 2YO: G1-placed winner of the $200,000 Saratoga Special [G2] at 6 1⁄2 furlongs & $1,000,000 Delta Jackpot [G3] at 1 1/16 miles — CURLIN’s only GSW 2yo at stud

"Exaggerator is an extreme racehorse, and, physically, he’s absolutely beautiful."  

-WinStar CEO Elliott Walden

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 6 3 (2) 1 (1) 0 $983,120
3 9 3 (3) 2 (2) 1 (1) $2,598,000
15 6 (5) 3 (3) 1 (1) $3,581,120

Won at 2

  • Saratoga Special S. (G2, 6 1/2f, defeating Saratoga Mischief, Hammers Vision, John Q. Public, Holding Gold, Mid Life Crisis)
  • Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs (G3, 8 1/2f, defeating Sunny Ridge, Harlan Punch, Found Money, Whitmore, Forevamo, Texas Jambalaya, Memories of Winter, Cowboy Classic, Iron Dome)
  • A maiden special weight race at Del Mar (6 furlongs, defeating Miner's Light, On Fire, Dressed in Hermes, American League, Path of David, Ed Johnson, Tiz a Billy, Nuke Laloosh)

2nd at 2

  • Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland (G1, 8 1/2f, to Brody's Cause, defeating Rated R Superstar, Sticksstatelydude, Uncle Vinny, Sheikh of Sheikhs, Threefiveindia, Uncle Jerry, Gametown, Pinnacle Peak, Wild Man)

Won at 3

  • Preakness S. (G1, 9 1/2f, by 3 1/2, defeating Cherry Wine, Nyquist, Stradivari, Lani, Laoban, Uncle Lino, Fellowship, Awesome Speed, Collected, Abiding Star)
  • Haskell Inv, at Monmouth Park (G1, 9f, defeating American Freedom, Sunny Ridge, Nyquist, Gun Runner, Awesome Slew)
  • Santa Anita Derby (G1, 9f, defeating Mor Spirit, Uncle Lino, Danzing Candy, Diplodocus, Denman's Call, Smokey Image, Iron Rob

2nd at 3

  • Kentucky Derby (G1, 10f, to Nyquist, defeating Gun Runner, Mohaymen, Suddenbreakingnews, Destin, Brody's Cause, Mo Tom, Lani, More Spirit, My Man Sam, Tom's Ready, Creator, Outwork, Danzing Candy, Trojan Nation, Oscar Nominated, Majesto, Whitmore, Shagaf)
  • San Vicente S. (G2, 7f, to Nyquist, deafeating Denman's Call, Sheikh of Sheikhs, El Charro)

3rd at 3

  • San Felipe S. (G2, 8 1/2f, to Danzing Candy, Mor Spirit, defeating Uncle Lino, Smokey Image, I will Score)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

CURLIN (USA)
ch. 2004
SMART STRIKE (CAN)
b. 1992 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962 *
CLASSY 'N SMART (CAN)*
b. 1981
SMARTEN (USA) dkb/br. 1976
NO CLASS (CAN) b. 1974 *
SHERRIFFS DEPUTY (USA)
b. 1994
DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN)
b. 1979
VICE REGENT (CAN) ch. 1967
MINT COPY (CAN) dkb/br. 1970
BARBARIKA (USA)
b. 1985
BATES MOTEL (USA) b. 1979
WAR EXCHANGE (USA) gr. 1972
DAWN RAID (CAN)
dkb/br. 2005
VINDICATION (USA)
dkb/br. 2000
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
dkb/br. 1974 [BC]
BOLD REASONING (USA) dkb/br. 1968
MY CHARMER (USA) b. 1969 *
STRAWBERRY REASON (USA)
dkb/br. 1992
STRAWBERRY ROAD (AUS) b. 1979
PRETTY REASON (USA) dkb/br. 1971
EMBUR SUNSHINE (CAN)
dkb/br. 1993
BOLD RUCKUS (USA)
dkb/br. 1976 [IC]
BOLDNESIAN (USA) b. 1963
RAISE A RUCKUS (USA) dkb/br. 1965
VEVILA (GB)
b. 1984
THE MINSTREL (CAN) ch. 1974
BON DEBARRAS (CAN) b. 1975
courtesy of Pedigree Query
Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar title=
Exaggerator

Exaggerator, 3-time G1-winning 3-year-old & Classic winner by Curlin, retires to WinStar

Classic winner and leading sophomore Exaggerator, the only 3-year-old colt with three Grade 1 wins in 2016, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at WinStar Farm in Versailles, Ky...

[read more]

exaggerator-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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