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: 12 black type horses, 6 black type winners; $2.5 million in progeny earnings
  • 13 Grade 1 Winners, including 2015 G1-winning FORCE THE PASS ($1,117,754) & multiple G1-winning ROCK FALL ($749,180)
  • 2016 sales: $440,000 filly at OBS April
  • 11.7% black type winners from Starters Lifetime – No. 2 Among Active Sires in North America, only behind Distorted Humor (500 minimum 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.
  • 72 black type winners, 118 BT horses, 32 GSWs, $68M 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. At Keeneland November 2014, his in-foal mares averaged $530,626, and he sired the Session-Topping weanling on Day One ($375,000).

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# -)

 

At 3:

  • 1st An allowance (WO, 7f, 1:22.08, dftd. Grand End Sweep, Catahoula Parish)
  • An allowance (WO, 6f, 1:09.95, by 2 1/2 lengths, dftd. Bridgeport, Jet Drive)
  • An allowance (WO, 7f, 1:23.61, by 6 lengths, dftd. Lucky Tec, End Wisely)
  • A maiden special weight (GP, 6f, 1:10.11, by 6 3/4 lengths, dftd. Cobra Celtic, Danaher Steve)
  • 2nd Amsterdam S.-G2 ($135,700, Sar, to City Zip, dftd. Smile My Lord)
  • 3rd An allowance (GP, to Mr. John, Hana Highway)

At 5:

  • 1st An allowance (Bel, 7f, 1:22.69, dftd. Volponi, Reason to Hail)
  • 2nd Jaipur H. ($112,100, Bel, to Garnered, dftd. Whitewaterspritzer).

At 6: Champion Sprinter

  • 1st Breeders' Cup Sprint-G1 (watch ) (view chart) ($972,020, LS, 6f, 1:08.11, dftd. Kela, My Cousin Matt)
  • Churchill Downs H.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) ($221,800, CD, 7f, 1:21.38, by 3 1/2 lengths, dftd. McCann's Mojave, Publication)
  • True North Breeders' Cup H.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) (Rag# 0) ($206,400, Bel, 6f, 1:08.04, dftd. Cat Genius, Pohave)
  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) ($200,000, Sar, 6f, 1:08.04 ETR, dftd. Clock Stopper, Gators N Bears)
  • Artax H. ($100,000, GP, 7f, 1:22.03, by 4 1/2 lengths, dftd. Pretty Wild, Wacky for Love)
  • 3rd Vosburgh S.-G1 ($490,000, Bel, to Pico Central [Brz], Voodoo)

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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Passion for Action rallies for first graded stakes win

Speightstown tallied his latest graded stakes winner on Saturday when Passion for Action rallied in the stretch to take the seven furlong Vigil S. (G3)...

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Weekend Hideaway takes Affirmed Success S. in 2016 bow

Weekend Hideaway, already a five-time stakes-winning son of Speightstown, made it six black type wins on Friday at Belmont Park...

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Speightstown filly rings up $440K at OBS 2YO sale title=
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Speightstown filly rings up $440K at OBS 2YO sale

Perennial top-10 sire Speightstown's Day 2 offerings at the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $440,000 filly...

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Big rally carries Passion for Action to Jacques Cartier win title=
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Big rally carries Passion for Action to Jacques Cartier win

Speightstown's Passion for Action last-to-first rally carried the 4-year-old to his second career stakes win in Saturday's $125,000 Jacques Cartier S...

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  • 2016: 12 black type horses, 6 black type winners; $2.5 million in progeny earnings
  • 13 Grade 1 Winners, including 2015 G1-winning FORCE THE PASS ($1,117,754) & multiple G1-winning ROCK FALL ($749,180)
  • 2016 sales: $440,000 filly at OBS April
  • 11.7% black type winners from Starters Lifetime – No. 2 Among Active Sires in North America, only behind Distorted Humor (500 minimum 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.
  • 72 black type winners, 118 BT horses, 32 GSWs, $68M 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. At Keeneland November 2014, his in-foal mares averaged $530,626, and he sired the Session-Topping weanling on Day One ($375,000).

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# -)

 

At 3:

  • 1st An allowance (WO, 7f, 1:22.08, dftd. Grand End Sweep, Catahoula Parish)
  • An allowance (WO, 6f, 1:09.95, by 2 1/2 lengths, dftd. Bridgeport, Jet Drive)
  • An allowance (WO, 7f, 1:23.61, by 6 lengths, dftd. Lucky Tec, End Wisely)
  • A maiden special weight (GP, 6f, 1:10.11, by 6 3/4 lengths, dftd. Cobra Celtic, Danaher Steve)
  • 2nd Amsterdam S.-G2 ($135,700, Sar, to City Zip, dftd. Smile My Lord)
  • 3rd An allowance (GP, to Mr. John, Hana Highway)

At 5:

  • 1st An allowance (Bel, 7f, 1:22.69, dftd. Volponi, Reason to Hail)
  • 2nd Jaipur H. ($112,100, Bel, to Garnered, dftd. Whitewaterspritzer).

At 6: Champion Sprinter

  • 1st Breeders' Cup Sprint-G1 (watch ) (view chart) ($972,020, LS, 6f, 1:08.11, dftd. Kela, My Cousin Matt)
  • Churchill Downs H.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) ($221,800, CD, 7f, 1:21.38, by 3 1/2 lengths, dftd. McCann's Mojave, Publication)
  • True North Breeders' Cup H.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) (Rag# 0) ($206,400, Bel, 6f, 1:08.04, dftd. Cat Genius, Pohave)
  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.-G2 (watch ) (view chart) ($200,000, Sar, 6f, 1:08.04 ETR, dftd. Clock Stopper, Gators N Bears)
  • Artax H. ($100,000, GP, 7f, 1:22.03, by 4 1/2 lengths, dftd. Pretty Wild, Wacky for Love)
  • 3rd Vosburgh S.-G1 ($490,000, Bel, to Pico Central [Brz], Voodoo)

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
Passion for Action rallies for first graded stakes win title=
Speightstown

Passion for Action rallies for first graded stakes win

Speightstown tallied his latest graded stakes winner on Saturday when Passion for Action rallied in the stretch to take the seven furlong Vigil S. (G3)...

[read more]

Weekend Hideaway takes Affirmed Success S. in 2016 bow title=
Speightstown

Weekend Hideaway takes Affirmed Success S. in 2016 bow

Weekend Hideaway, already a five-time stakes-winning son of Speightstown, made it six black type wins on Friday at Belmont Park...

[read more]

Speightstown filly rings up $440K at OBS 2YO sale title=
Speightstown

Speightstown filly rings up $440K at OBS 2YO sale

Perennial top-10 sire Speightstown's Day 2 offerings at the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $440,000 filly...

[read more]

Big rally carries Passion for Action to Jacques Cartier win title=
Speightstown

Big rally carries Passion for Action to Jacques Cartier win

Speightstown's Passion for Action last-to-first rally carried the 4-year-old to his second career stakes win in Saturday's $125,000 Jacques Cartier S...

[read more]

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:
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