Sidney's Candy

Fee: $15,000 S&N
Candy Ride (ARG) - Fair Exchange,
by
Storm Cat, 2007 Chestnut
Breeders' Cup, KTDF

Candy Ride's Most Brilliant Son

Millionaire Grade 1 winner Sidney’s Candy is the most brilliant and versatile son of Champion Candy Ride (Arg) to enter stud.

Six-time Graded stakes winner and multiple record-setter, Sidney’s Cindy  trounced Champion Lookin At Lucky by six lengths in a Grade 1 on the main track, and beat Wise Dan at level weights in a Grade 1 on turf. Now, his first yearlings are being snapped up by a wide range of international buyers. Career highlights include:

Sidney's Candy - Candy Ride's Most Brilliant Son

Sidney's Candy

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: 8f in 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
  • First progeny have sold in 2013/2014 for $245,000, $240,000$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 already 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 are averaging $61,762 - more than 4 times the stud fee. The future looks mighty sweet.

Sidneys Candy Progeny

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Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 3 1 1 0 $43,560
3 8 5 1 0 $850,000
4 6 1 2 1 $211,250
Totals 17 7 4 1 $1,104,810

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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Generational Pedigree

CANDY RIDE (ARG)
b. 1999
RIDE THE RAILS (USA)
dkb/br. 1991
CRYPTOCLEARANCE (USA)
br. 1984
FAPPIANO (USA)
NAVAL ORANGE (USA)
HERBALESIAN (USA)
b. 1969
HERBAGER (FR)
ALANESIAN (USA)
CANDY GIRL (ARG)
ch. 1990
CANDY STRIPES (USA)
ch. 1982
BLUSHING GROOM (FR)
BUBBLE COMPANY (FR)
CITY GIRL (ARG)
ch. 1982
FARNESIO (ARG)
CITHARA (ARG)
FAIR EXCHANGE (USA)
ch. 1997
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN)
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA)
CRIMSON SAINT (USA)
EXCHANGE (CAN)
ch. 1988
EXPLODENT (USA)
b. 1969
NEARCTIC (CAN)
VENOMOUS (USA)
WOOLY WILLOW (CAN)
b. 1979
IRISH STRONGHOLD (USA)
CRELITA (CAN)

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