A leading sire in both the sales ring and the racing arena, Harlan’s Holiday is one of the most exciting young stallions in the Thoroughbred industry today.
Top-five in his siring crop with each crop to race, Harlan's Holiday was America's Champion Juvenile Sire of 2012, posting all-time record two-year-old earnings for a North American stallion ($2.9M). In 2013, he ranks among America's top 12 Sires. From five crops to race, his accomplishments include:
- Ten Grade 1 horses, including Breeders' Cup and Eclipse Champion SHANGHAI BOBBY ($1,767,000), Kentucky Derby contender TWINSPIRED, dual Kentucky Derby Sire INTO MISCHIEF
- Six runners weighted on the 2013 Experimental (co-best this year)
- 37 SWs, 71 SHs, 14 Group/Graded SWs lifetime;
25 SHs, 13 SWs, 26 2yo winners, $7.4M in 2012
- 14 SHs, five SWs already in 2013
Harlan’s Holiday sired nine stakes winners in his first crop alone, and 27 more from his ensuing crops. These include G1 SW and Eclipse Finalist MAJESTICPERFECTION; Kentucky Derby (G1)/Belmont (G1) placed DENIS OF CORK ($613,252); Breeders' Cup-placed WILLCOX INN ($775,443), international millionaire MENDIP (G2), MSW/Vosburgh (G1) runner-up RILEY TUCKER ($667,116).
Sales progeny by Harlan's Holiday have long been in high demand. Last year, 33 of his sales offerings brought six figures; in 2013, his two-year-olds in training are averaging $149,722, including $410,000 and $310,000 colts, and the #1 filly at Barretts March ($325,000). Harlan's Holiday covered 150 or more mares in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and he was selected as one of Bill Oppenheim’s 25 Value Sires.
The Best is Yet to Come!