Gemologist

Tiznow - Crystal Shard, by Mr. Prospector, 2009 Bay
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Gemologist - The Speed, Looks and Class of TIZNOW
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Gemologist

KTDF, Breeders' Cup

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:

  • 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 sell this Fall.

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

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