Speightstown

Fee: $100,000 S&N
Gone West - Silken Cat,
by
Storm Cat, 1998 CH

The HOTTEST Sire in Town

Millionaire Eclipse Champion Speightstown has charged onto the Thoroughbred scene with guns blazing.

At the races, the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) champion swept 10 of his 16 starts at six and seven furlongs, posting a track record performance at Saratoga (1:08.04) and a 0 Rag# at Belmont (1:08.04). As a sire, he is firing on all cylinders.

Speightstown - The HOTTEST Sire in Town
Speightstown Overview
  • 2016: 16 black type horses, 8 black type winners; $4.2 million in progeny earnings
  • 13 Grade 1 Winners, including 2015 G1-winning FORCE THE PASS ($1,197,154) & multiple G1-winning ROCK FALL ($749,180)
  • 2016 sales: $440,000 2-year-old filly at OBS April, $350,000 yearling colt at Fasig-Tipton July
  • 11.8% black type winners from Lifetime Starters – No. 2 Among Active Sires in North America, only behind Distorted Humor (minimum 500 starters)
  • Top 10 Yearling Sales Sire in North America in 2015 – $221,807 Avg. from 46 sold, including KEESEP Book One fillies up to $700,000 & KEESEP Book One colts up to $610,000
  • Top half of 1% of Sires by Average Earnings per Starter
  • #2 APEX Sire in the World by ABC Index – 2.41, only behind Deep Impact (Jpn), and ahead of Galileo (Ire), Medaglia d’Oro, Dubawi (Ire), etc.
  • 74 black type winners, 122 BT horses, 33 GSWs, $70M worldwide

Speightstown has ranked among the top five stallions in his siring crop every season, and was selected as one of Bill Oppenheim's "Good Value Sires" two years in a row. He covered 132 mares in 2015.

Speightstown has been a commercial success worldwide from the start. He has sired a seven-figure Sale Topper, as well as $400,000 2-year-olds in the U.S. and in Europe. In 2016, his 2-year-olds have averaged $198,846, including a $500,000 colt at the Fasig-Tipton May Sale and a session-topping $440,000 filly at the OBS April Sale.

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 1 0   0   0   $0
3 7 4   1   (1) 1   $156,680
4 0 0   0   0   $0
5 2 1   1   (1) 0   $56,020
6 6 5   (5) 0   1   (1) $1,045,556
16 10   (5) 2   (2) 2   (1) $1,258,256

(RI: 35.66)
(6, 6f, Career best Rag# -)

 

Won at 3

  • An allowance race at Woodbine (7f, defeating Grand End Sweep, Catahoula Parish, Saratoga Prince, Dawson's Legacy, Deputy Inxs, Hit the Road Beau)
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (7f, by 2 1/2 lengths, defeating Lucky Tec, End Wisely, Wild Bandit, Fox's Friends, Radicchio, Stage Classic, Jimmy Wants to Run)
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (6f, by 6 lengths, defeating Bridgeport, Jet Drive, A Genuine Honour, Sambuca On Ice, Migwaki, Classic Bird)
  • A maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park (6f, by 6 3/4 lengths, defeating Cobra Celtic, Danaher Steve, War Council, Gold Avenue, Advantage Point, Swing Lord, Tommy Bahama, Dark Curse, Robyn Ralph)

2nd at 3

  • Amsterdam S.-G2 (6f, to City Zip, defeating Smile My Lord, Trailthefox, Fistfite, Snow Ridge)

Won at 5

  • An allowance race at Belmont Park (7f in 1:22.69, defeating Volponi, Reason to Hail, Harmony Hall, Careadancer (ARG), Bag of Mischief)

2nd at 5

  • Jaipur H. at Belmont Park (7f, to Garnered, defeating Whitewaterspritzer, No Parole, No Excuse Needed (GB)).

Won at 6 
Champion Sprinter

  • Breeders' Cup Sprint at Lone Star Park (watch ) (view chart) (G1, 6f in 1:08.11, defeating Kela, My Cousin Matt, Bwana Charlie, Cajun Beat, Clock Stopper, Champali, Pt's Grey Eagle, Gold Storm, Midas Eyes, Abbondanza, Our New Recruit, Cuvee)
  • Churchill Downs H. (watch ) (view chart) (G2, 7f in 1:21.38, by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating McCann's Mojave, Publication, Congaree, New York Hero, Saint Waki, Private Horde)
  • True North Breeders' Cup H. (watch ) (view chart) (Rag# 0) (G2, 6f in 1:08.04, defeating Cat Genius, Pohave, Sing Me Back Home, Canadian Frontier, First Blush, Maybry's Boy, Buzzy's Gold, Key Deputy)
  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (watch ) (view chart) (G2, 6f, 1:08.04 ETR, defeating Clock Stopper, Gators N Bears, Mike's Classic, Gold Dollar, My Cousin Matt)
  • Artax H. at Gulfstream Park (7f in 1:22.03, by 4 1/2 lengths, defeating Pretty Wild, Wacky for Love, Dancing Guy, Jersey Giant, Fire and Glory, Vinemeister, Pass Rush, Deer Lake)

3rd at 6

  • Vosburgh S. (G1, 6f, to Pico Central [Brz], Voodoo, defeating Cajun Beat, Watchem Smokey)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

GONE WEST (USA)
b. 1984
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) b. 1946
SECRETTAME (USA)
ch. 1978
SECRETARIAT (USA)
ch. 1970 [IC]
  BOLD RULER (USA)   br. 1954 [BI]
SOMETHINGROYAL (USA) b. 1952 *
TAMERETT (USA)*
dkb/br. 1962
TIM TAM (USA) b. 1955
MIXED MARRIAGE (GB) b. 1952 *
SILKEN CAT (CAN)
ch. 1993
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN) b. 1967 *
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA)   ch. 1970 [IC]
CRIMSON SAINT (USA) ch. 1969 *
SILKEN DOLL (USA)
b. 1980
CHIEFTAIN (USA)
br. 1961
BOLD RULER (USA)   br. 1954 [BI]
POCAHONTAS (USA) br. 1955 *
INSILCA (USA)
ch. 1974
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
COPPER CANYON (USA) ch. 1965

courtesy of Pedigree Query

Speightstown News

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Speightstown colt hammers for $350K at Fasig-Tipton July sale

Top sire Speightstown had the third highest-priced offering to sell at Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton July sale...

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Passion for Action continues hot streak in Highlander S. (G2)

Speightstown's versatile sprinter Passsion for Action racked up his third stakes win of 2016 on Sunday with a gallant neck victory in the $200,000 Highlander S. (G2)...

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Tarty to the Party up in time in $100K Saylorville S. title=
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Tarty to the Party up in time in $100K Saylorville S.

Speightstown's incredibly consistent mare Tarty to the Party kicked in late in the $100,000 Saylorville S. at Prairie Meadows racetrack to win the six-furlong contest by a head...

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Speightstown filly remains unbeaten with Group 3 victory title=
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Speightstown filly remains unbeaten with Group 3 victory

Hargeisa scored a two-length victory in the Premio Primi Passi (G3) at Milan Racecourse in Italy on June 26 to run her record to a perfect 2-for-2...

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Speightstown Progeny

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  • 2016: 16 black type horses, 8 black type winners; $4.2 million in progeny earnings
  • 13 Grade 1 Winners, including 2015 G1-winning FORCE THE PASS ($1,197,154) & multiple G1-winning ROCK FALL ($749,180)
  • 2016 sales: $440,000 2-year-old filly at OBS April, $350,000 yearling colt at Fasig-Tipton July
  • 11.8% black type winners from Lifetime Starters – No. 2 Among Active Sires in North America, only behind Distorted Humor (minimum 500 starters)
  • Top 10 Yearling Sales Sire in North America in 2015 – $221,807 Avg. from 46 sold, including KEESEP Book One fillies up to $700,000 & KEESEP Book One colts up to $610,000
  • Top half of 1% of Sires by Average Earnings per Starter
  • #2 APEX Sire in the World by ABC Index – 2.41, only behind Deep Impact (Jpn), and ahead of Galileo (Ire), Medaglia d’Oro, Dubawi (Ire), etc.
  • 74 black type winners, 122 BT horses, 33 GSWs, $70M worldwide

Speightstown has ranked among the top five stallions in his siring crop every season, and was selected as one of Bill Oppenheim's "Good Value Sires" two years in a row. He covered 132 mares in 2015.

Speightstown has been a commercial success worldwide from the start. He has sired a seven-figure Sale Topper, as well as $400,000 2-year-olds in the U.S. and in Europe. In 2016, his 2-year-olds have averaged $198,846, including a $500,000 colt at the Fasig-Tipton May Sale and a session-topping $440,000 filly at the OBS April Sale.

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
2 1 0   0   0   $0
3 7 4   1   (1) 1   $156,680
4 0 0   0   0   $0
5 2 1   1   (1) 0   $56,020
6 6 5   (5) 0   1   (1) $1,045,556
16 10   (5) 2   (2) 2   (1) $1,258,256

(RI: 35.66)
(6, 6f, Career best Rag# -)

 

Won at 3

  • An allowance race at Woodbine (7f, defeating Grand End Sweep, Catahoula Parish, Saratoga Prince, Dawson's Legacy, Deputy Inxs, Hit the Road Beau)
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (7f, by 2 1/2 lengths, defeating Lucky Tec, End Wisely, Wild Bandit, Fox's Friends, Radicchio, Stage Classic, Jimmy Wants to Run)
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (6f, by 6 lengths, defeating Bridgeport, Jet Drive, A Genuine Honour, Sambuca On Ice, Migwaki, Classic Bird)
  • A maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park (6f, by 6 3/4 lengths, defeating Cobra Celtic, Danaher Steve, War Council, Gold Avenue, Advantage Point, Swing Lord, Tommy Bahama, Dark Curse, Robyn Ralph)

2nd at 3

  • Amsterdam S.-G2 (6f, to City Zip, defeating Smile My Lord, Trailthefox, Fistfite, Snow Ridge)

Won at 5

  • An allowance race at Belmont Park (7f in 1:22.69, defeating Volponi, Reason to Hail, Harmony Hall, Careadancer (ARG), Bag of Mischief)

2nd at 5

  • Jaipur H. at Belmont Park (7f, to Garnered, defeating Whitewaterspritzer, No Parole, No Excuse Needed (GB)).

Won at 6 
Champion Sprinter

  • Breeders' Cup Sprint at Lone Star Park (watch ) (view chart) (G1, 6f in 1:08.11, defeating Kela, My Cousin Matt, Bwana Charlie, Cajun Beat, Clock Stopper, Champali, Pt's Grey Eagle, Gold Storm, Midas Eyes, Abbondanza, Our New Recruit, Cuvee)
  • Churchill Downs H. (watch ) (view chart) (G2, 7f in 1:21.38, by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating McCann's Mojave, Publication, Congaree, New York Hero, Saint Waki, Private Horde)
  • True North Breeders' Cup H. (watch ) (view chart) (Rag# 0) (G2, 6f in 1:08.04, defeating Cat Genius, Pohave, Sing Me Back Home, Canadian Frontier, First Blush, Maybry's Boy, Buzzy's Gold, Key Deputy)
  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (watch ) (view chart) (G2, 6f, 1:08.04 ETR, defeating Clock Stopper, Gators N Bears, Mike's Classic, Gold Dollar, My Cousin Matt)
  • Artax H. at Gulfstream Park (7f in 1:22.03, by 4 1/2 lengths, defeating Pretty Wild, Wacky for Love, Dancing Guy, Jersey Giant, Fire and Glory, Vinemeister, Pass Rush, Deer Lake)

3rd at 6

  • Vosburgh S. (G1, 6f, to Pico Central [Brz], Voodoo, defeating Cajun Beat, Watchem Smokey)

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

GONE WEST (USA)
b. 1984
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) b. 1946
SECRETTAME (USA)
ch. 1978
SECRETARIAT (USA)
ch. 1970 [IC]
  BOLD RULER (USA)   br. 1954 [BI]
SOMETHINGROYAL (USA) b. 1952 *
TAMERETT (USA)*
dkb/br. 1962
TIM TAM (USA) b. 1955
MIXED MARRIAGE (GB) b. 1952 *
SILKEN CAT (CAN)
ch. 1993
STORM CAT (USA)
br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN) b. 1967 *
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA)   ch. 1970 [IC]
CRIMSON SAINT (USA) ch. 1969 *
SILKEN DOLL (USA)
b. 1980
CHIEFTAIN (USA)
br. 1961
BOLD RULER (USA)   br. 1954 [BI]
POCAHONTAS (USA) br. 1955 *
INSILCA (USA)
ch. 1974
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
COPPER CANYON (USA) ch. 1965

courtesy of Pedigree Query
Speightstown colt hammers for $350K at Fasig-Tipton July sale title=
Speightstown

Speightstown colt hammers for $350K at Fasig-Tipton July sale

Top sire Speightstown had the third highest-priced offering to sell at Tuesday's Fasig-Tipton July sale...

[read more]

Passion for Action continues hot streak in Highlander S. (G2) title=
Speightstown

Passion for Action continues hot streak in Highlander S. (G2)

Speightstown's versatile sprinter Passsion for Action racked up his third stakes win of 2016 on Sunday with a gallant neck victory in the $200,000 Highlander S. (G2)...

[read more]

Tarty to the Party up in time in $100K Saylorville S. title=
Speightstown

Tarty to the Party up in time in $100K Saylorville S.

Speightstown's incredibly consistent mare Tarty to the Party kicked in late in the $100,000 Saylorville S. at Prairie Meadows racetrack to win the six-furlong contest by a head...

[read more]

Speightstown filly remains unbeaten with Group 3 victory title=
Speightstown

Speightstown filly remains unbeaten with Group 3 victory

Hargeisa scored a two-length victory in the Premio Primi Passi (G3) at Milan Racecourse in Italy on June 26 to run her record to a perfect 2-for-2...

[read more]

Speightstown Progeny

speightstown-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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