- First yearling sales: $280,000 & $240,000 - two top-priced colts during select session of the OBS August Yearling sale
- Decisive winner of the $1 million 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
- Covered at least 120 mares in the past three years; first 2-year-olds to race 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.