Sidney's Candy Overview
- Won Santa Anita Derby (G1), San Felipe S. (G2), San Vicente S. (G2), Fourstardave H. (G2), La Jolla H. (G2), Sir Beaufort S. (G3)
- Set two records at Del Mar: 5 1/2f in 1:02.71, 8 1/2f in 1:39.52
- Exceptional miler: 1:33.70 at 3, 1:33.55 at 4
- Triple Digit Beyers coast to coast, on dirt, turf, and synthetic
- Highest Beyer at a mile on turf in 2011
- Progeny have sold in 2013/2014 for $245,000, $240,000, $200,000, $160,000, $150,000, $140,000, $130,000, etc.
Sidney’s Candy is from the second crop of Champion Candy Ride, who was undefeated and untested on two continents. Candy Ride set a New World Record for the mile – 1:31 flat – and a New Track Record for 1 ¼ miles – 1:59.11. As a sire, Candy Ride adds brilliance and toughness to his progeny. He has sired eight U.S. Grade 1 winners, eight 2014 Graded stakes winners.
Sidney’s Candy bred 116 mares his first season, 104 his second, and 120 his third, in 2014. His first yearlings averaged $61,638 - more than 4 times the stud fee. And his 2nd crop weanlings include a $200,000 Keeneland November colt. His first crop races in 2015. The future looks mighty sweet.
Won at 2
A maiden special weight race at Del Mar (5.5f, AW, by 4, defeating Who's Up, Oceanographer, Indian Firewater, Magic Max, Royal F J, The Program).
Won at 3
Santa Anita Derby (gr-IA, 9f, by 4 1/2, defeating Setsuko, Lookin At Lucky, Caracortado, Skipshot, Alphie's Bet, Thomas Baines, Posse Power, Who's Up, Cardiff Giant).
La Jolla H (gr-IIT, 8.5f, by 5 1/2, defeating Kid Edward, Alphie's Bet, Summer Movie, Face and an Ace, Leroy's Dynameaux, Golden Itiz, Macias).
San Vicente S (gr-IIA, 7f, by 4 1/4, defeating Tiny Woods, Classical Slew, Runaway Bandido, Quiet Invader, Gilligan, Raging Wit).
San Felipe S (gr-IIA, 8.5f, defeating Interactif, Caracortado, American Lion, Stephen's Got Hope, Dave in Dixie, Erbeia).
Sir Beaufort S (gr-III, 8f, by 7 1/4, defeating Indian Firewater, Nextdoorneighbor, Stephen's Got Hope, Blue Panis).
2nd at 3
Swaps S (gr-IIA, 9f, to Skipshot, by a head, defeating Summer Movie, Alphie's Bet).
Won at 4
Fourstardave H (gr-IIT, 8.5f, defeating Moryba, Beau Choix, Blues Street, Turallure, Paris Vegas, Voodoo Swinge).
2nd at 4
American H (gr-IIT, 8f, to Ryehill Dreamer, by a nose, defeating The Usual Q. T., Leroy's Dynameaux, Liberian Freighter, Goldwaki).
Mervyn LeRoy H (gr-IIA, 8.5f, to Crown of Thorns, defeating Spurrier, Honour the Deputy).
3rd at 4
Shadwell Turf Mile S (gr-IT, 8f, to Gio Ponti, Get Stormy, defeating Wise Dan, Dance And Dance, Tajaaweed, Society's Chairman, Zoffany).
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