Gemologist

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

The Speed, Looks & 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.

Tiznow's best bred son started his career a perfect 5-for-5, victorious on dirt and all-weather, sprinting and around two turns.

Gemologist - The Speed, Looks & Class of Tiznow
Gemologist Overview
  • Leading Freshman Sire at OBS April: $550,000 & $335,000 colts and $300,000 & $210,000 fillies
  • 2016 racing: Top-10 sire of winners: Eight first-crop maiden special weight winners, at Belmont Park, Del Mar, Saratoga, etc.
  • 2016 sales: $400,000 and $220,000 colts at KEESEP; First 2-year-olds averaging $119,026, top ten among Freshman Sires
  • Best bred son of emerging sire of sires Tiznow, hailing from a rich Ned Evans family: Dam is a multiple stakes producer by Mr. Prospector; 14 stakes performers under the first three dams
  • Undefeated through first five starts following a decisive victory in the $1,000,000 Wood Memorial [G1], where he defeated G1 winners ALPHA, THE LUMBER GUY, etc.
  • Undefeated at two incl. the KY Jockey Club S. [G2] at Churchill - an early Winter Book favorite for the Kentucky Derby (G1)
  • First yearlings in 2015 sold up to $280,000, $240,000, $210,000, $200,000, etc., incl. the two top-priced colts at OBS August Yearling Sale’s select session
  • 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) 
  • Covered at least 120 mares in the past three years; first 2-year-olds racing in 2016

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 inaugural weanlings averaged more than 3 1/2 times the stud fee, including  $185,000 and $125,000 colts, and $115,000 and $110,000 fillies.

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. (G2, 8 ½ f, by 1 ¾, defeating Ever So Lucky, Timely Tally, Optimizer, Atigun, Africanist, Cyber Secret, Saint Honore, Seve, Fine, Mr. Prankster)
  • An allowance race at Churchill Downs (8 ½ f, defeating Timely Tally, Space Race, Fire Alarm, Danger Storm, Sky Alert, Midnight Legacy)
  • A maiden special weight at Turfway Park (6f, defeating Fifty Five South, Got Zip, Thomas Jefferson, Photon, Ninja Cat, Risky Romance, Zoom Zoom Zap, Rex's Jet, Hertzel, Mr Supernova)

Won at 3

  • Wood Memorial (G1, 9f, defeating Alpha, Teeth of the Dog, Tiger Walk, The Lumber Guy, Street Life, My Adonis, Casual Trick)
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8f, defeating Currency Swap, Angel's Tune, Jordan's Image, Brother Pat)

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

Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist title=
Gemologist

Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist

A yearling colt from Gemologist's second crop at the Wednesday session of the Keeneland September brought a winning bid of $220,000 from Mike Ryan, agent...

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First Gemologist Keeneland Yearling sells for $420K title=
Gemologist

First Gemologist Keeneland Yearling sells for $420K

Gemologist's, whose first foals are 2-year-olds of 2016, had his first yearling sell at the Keeneland September sale, bringing a winning bid of $400,000...

[read more]

Gemologist first-timer scores in thriller at Belmont Park title=
Gemologist

Gemologist first-timer scores in thriller at Belmont Park

Yellow Agate came rolling in the stretch to tally a half-length victory in a six-furlong maiden special weight affair for 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Belmont Park.

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I'm a Rock steady in maiden victory title=
Gemologist

I'm a Rock steady in maiden victory

Gemologist's I'm a Rock powered to a 4 1/2-length maiden special weight win Saturday evening at Retama Park...

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Gemologist Public Foals Gallery

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Congrats
Constitution
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Fed Biz
Gemologist
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow

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  • Leading Freshman Sire at OBS April: $550,000 & $335,000 colts and $300,000 & $210,000 fillies
  • 2016 racing: Top-10 sire of winners: Eight first-crop maiden special weight winners, at Belmont Park, Del Mar, Saratoga, etc.
  • 2016 sales: $400,000 and $220,000 colts at KEESEP; First 2-year-olds averaging $119,026, top ten among Freshman Sires
  • Best bred son of emerging sire of sires Tiznow, hailing from a rich Ned Evans family: Dam is a multiple stakes producer by Mr. Prospector; 14 stakes performers under the first three dams
  • Undefeated through first five starts following a decisive victory in the $1,000,000 Wood Memorial [G1], where he defeated G1 winners ALPHA, THE LUMBER GUY, etc.
  • Undefeated at two incl. the KY Jockey Club S. [G2] at Churchill - an early Winter Book favorite for the Kentucky Derby (G1)
  • First yearlings in 2015 sold up to $280,000, $240,000, $210,000, $200,000, etc., incl. the two top-priced colts at OBS August Yearling Sale’s select session
  • 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) 
  • Covered at least 120 mares in the past three years; first 2-year-olds racing in 2016

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 inaugural weanlings averaged more than 3 1/2 times the stud fee, including  $185,000 and $125,000 colts, and $115,000 and $110,000 fillies.

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. (G2, 8 ½ f, by 1 ¾, defeating Ever So Lucky, Timely Tally, Optimizer, Atigun, Africanist, Cyber Secret, Saint Honore, Seve, Fine, Mr. Prankster)
  • An allowance race at Churchill Downs (8 ½ f, defeating Timely Tally, Space Race, Fire Alarm, Danger Storm, Sky Alert, Midnight Legacy)
  • A maiden special weight at Turfway Park (6f, defeating Fifty Five South, Got Zip, Thomas Jefferson, Photon, Ninja Cat, Risky Romance, Zoom Zoom Zap, Rex's Jet, Hertzel, Mr Supernova)

Won at 3

  • Wood Memorial (G1, 9f, defeating Alpha, Teeth of the Dog, Tiger Walk, The Lumber Guy, Street Life, My Adonis, Casual Trick)
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8f, defeating Currency Swap, Angel's Tune, Jordan's Image, Brother Pat)

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
Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist title=
Gemologist

Wednesday report: Keeneland $220K yearling for Gemologist

A yearling colt from Gemologist's second crop at the Wednesday session of the Keeneland September brought a winning bid of $220,000 from Mike Ryan, agent...

[read more]

First Gemologist Keeneland Yearling sells for $420K title=
Gemologist

First Gemologist Keeneland Yearling sells for $420K

Gemologist's, whose first foals are 2-year-olds of 2016, had his first yearling sell at the Keeneland September sale, bringing a winning bid of $400,000...

[read more]

Gemologist first-timer scores in thriller at Belmont Park title=
Gemologist

Gemologist first-timer scores in thriller at Belmont Park

Yellow Agate came rolling in the stretch to tally a half-length victory in a six-furlong maiden special weight affair for 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Belmont Park.

[read more]

I'm a Rock steady in maiden victory title=
Gemologist

I'm a Rock steady in maiden victory

Gemologist's I'm a Rock powered to a 4 1/2-length maiden special weight win Saturday evening at Retama Park...

[read more]

Gemologist Public Foals Gallery

gemologist-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
Colonel John
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Fed Biz
Gemologist
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow

Download Printable forms

Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
Boarding Farm:
Produce History:
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