Gemologist

Fee: $15,000 S&N
Tiznow - Crystal Shard,
by
Mr. Prospector, 2009 Bay

The Speed, Looks and Class of TIZNOW

Undefeated Graded stakes winner at two and Grade 1 winner at three, Gemologist offers a unique blend of speed, stamina and versatility.

The handsome son of Horse of the Year Tiznow from a blacktype rich family started his career a perfect 5-for-5, victorious on dirt and all-weather, sprinting and around two turns.

Gemologist - The Speed, Looks and Class of TIZNOW
Gemologist Overview
  • Decisive winner of the $1M Wood Memorial (G1) at 3, over multiple G1 winner Alpha, G1 winner The Lumber Guy, etc.
  • Undefeated at two incl. the KY Jockey Club S. (G2) at Churchill - an early Winter Book favorite for the KY Derby
  • Weighted at 118 on the Experimental - 7 lbs. above I'LL HAVE ANOTHER
  • Precocious & Fast: Won gate-to-wire from 6 furlongs to a mile, incl. by 5L in 2yo debut and by 7L in 3yo debut over Currency Swap (G1) 
  • Knock-Out Individual: $310,000 weanling, and big, handsome son of the big & handsome TIZNOW - an emerging sire of sires 
  • Dam, by Mr. Prospector, has produced three SWs; 2nd dam produced six SHs; 3rd dam produced three SWs
  • From a deep family of legendary sire power 
  • Covered 154 mares in 2013 - 130 mares in 2014

Bred by G. Watts Humphrey and from a famed Ned Evans family, the top sires in Gemologist's female line include Deputy Minister, Riverman, Exclusive Native, Victoria Park, Black Toney, and Vice Regent.

Gemologist covered 284 mares his first two seasons combined. His inaugural in-foal mares sold for $150,000, $135,000, $115,000, $110,000, etc. His first weanlings are averaging nearly five times the stud fee, led by a $185,000 colt.

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 3 3 (1) 0 0 $145,855
3 4 2 (1) 0 0 $649,000
Totals 7 5 (2) 0 0 $794,855

Won at 2

  • Kentucky Jockey Club S. (gr - 2, 8 ½ f, by 1 ¾, defeating Ever So Lucky, Optimizer, Atigun, Cyber Secret)
  • Alw/OC at Churchill Downs (8 ½ f, defeating Timely Tally, Space Race, Fire Alarm)
  • MSW at Turfway Park (6f, defeating Thomas Jefferson, Photon and Ninja Cat)

Won at 3

  • Wood Memorial (g-1, 9f, defeating Alpha, Teeth of the Dog, Tiger Walk, The Lumber Guy, Street Life and My Adonis)
  • Alw at Gulfstream Park (8f, defeating Currency Swap and Angel’s Tune)

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
CRYSTAL SHARD (USA)
b. 1994
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA)
ch. 1961 [B]
NATIVE DANCER (USA) gr. 1950 [IC]
RAISE YOU (USA) ch. 1946 *
GOLD DIGGER (USA)*
b. 1962
NASHUA (USA) b. 1952 [IC]
SEQUENCE (USA) dkb/br. 1946
SULEMEIF (USA)
ch. 1980
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
BARELY EVEN (USA)
b. 1969
CREME DELA CREME (USA) b. 1963 [CS]
DODGE ME (USA) dkb/br. 1959
courtesy of Pedigree Query

Gemologist News

G1 winner Gemologist sires first foals
Gemologist

G1 winner Gemologist sires first foals

WinStar Farm’s Gemologist, Tiznow’s Grade 1-winning 3-year-old and undefeated Grade 2-winning 2-year-old, was represented by his first foals when three colts were reported born...

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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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WinStar announces 2014 stud fees

WinStar announces 2014 stud fees

WinStar Farm announced 2014 stud fees for its expanded 23-stallion roster, led again by leading sire Distorted Humor who stands for $100,000 S&N, and emerging top sire Speightstown, whose fee will be $80,000 S&N following another stellar year...

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1st mare in foal to Gemologist

1st mare in foal to Gemologist

Gemologist, last year’s winner of the Grade 1 Wood Memorial, recently had his first mare confirmed in foal when Merry Me in Spring, a stakes winner of over $130,000 and dam of Grade 3-winning juvenile So Brilliant, recently scanned in foal at 15 days...

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