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
  • In North America in 2017: No. 4 Weanling Sire - $379,716 Avg., No. 6 Yearling Sire - $233,248 Avg., No. 6 Covering Sire - $571,250 Avg.
  • 2017 sales: yearlings of $900,000, $550,000, $550,000, $535,000, $500,000, etc., weanlings of $500,000, $473,580, $375,000, etc. 
  • 2017 racing: 16 black type winners, including FROSTMOURNE, winner of the Penn Mile [G2], BENNER ISLAND, winner of the Eight Belles [G2], G3 winners SOUTHERN RING & GALLILEO’S TOWN (ARG), etc.
  • 14 G1 Winners sired between 3 continents, from 6 furlongs to 1 1/4 miles, on all surfaces.
  • 11.3% black type winners from Lifetime Starters – No. 2 Among Active Sires in North America, only behind Distorted Humor (minimum 500 starters)
  • North America’s No. 4 Yearling Sire in 2016 – $304,537 Avg. from 40 sold, including KEESEP Book One fillies up to $800,000 & KEESEP Book One colts of $675,000, $625,000, $600,000, etc.
  • Top 10 General Sire in North America six of the last eight years – 139 black type horses, 86 black type winners, 38 Graded black type winners – approaching $84 million in progeny earnings worldwide.
  • An Eclipse Award winner for Champion Sprinter, and one of only a few active sires to win a Breeders’ Cup race and sire a Breeders’ Cup winner.

Speightstown has ranked among the top five stallions in his siring crop every season and he shows no signs of slowing down. He covered 241 mares in 2016-2017 combined.

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

$500,000 filly for Speightstown Wednesday at Keeneland title=
Speightstown

$500,000 filly for Speightstown Wednesday at Keeneland

A filly by leading sire Speightstown brought a winning bid of $500,000 during Wednesday's session of the 2017 Keeneland November Sale...

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Dominant performance for Speightstown mare in $150,000 Distaff title=
Speightstown

Dominant performance for Speightstown mare in $150,000 Distaff

Mayas Queen Neetee cruised to a 5 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $150,000 Distaff S. at Belterra Park on Saturday afternoon...

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Two half-million dollar yearlings highlight Wednesday at Keeneland for Speightstown title=
Speightstown

Two half-million dollar yearlings highlight Wednesday at Keeneland for Speightstown

Speightstown was in the spotlight Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when a pair of juveniles sold for more than a half-million dollars...

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Keeneland September: Speightstown colt hammers for $900,000 title=
Speightstown

Keeneland September: Speightstown colt hammers for $900,000

Speightstown's $900,000 colt was one of the stars of Monday's opening session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

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Speightstown Progeny

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  • In North America in 2017: No. 4 Weanling Sire - $379,716 Avg., No. 6 Yearling Sire - $233,248 Avg., No. 6 Covering Sire - $571,250 Avg.
  • 2017 sales: yearlings of $900,000, $550,000, $550,000, $535,000, $500,000, etc., weanlings of $500,000, $473,580, $375,000, etc. 
  • 2017 racing: 16 black type winners, including FROSTMOURNE, winner of the Penn Mile [G2], BENNER ISLAND, winner of the Eight Belles [G2], G3 winners SOUTHERN RING & GALLILEO’S TOWN (ARG), etc.
  • 14 G1 Winners sired between 3 continents, from 6 furlongs to 1 1/4 miles, on all surfaces.
  • 11.3% black type winners from Lifetime Starters – No. 2 Among Active Sires in North America, only behind Distorted Humor (minimum 500 starters)
  • North America’s No. 4 Yearling Sire in 2016 – $304,537 Avg. from 40 sold, including KEESEP Book One fillies up to $800,000 & KEESEP Book One colts of $675,000, $625,000, $600,000, etc.
  • Top 10 General Sire in North America six of the last eight years – 139 black type horses, 86 black type winners, 38 Graded black type winners – approaching $84 million in progeny earnings worldwide.
  • An Eclipse Award winner for Champion Sprinter, and one of only a few active sires to win a Breeders’ Cup race and sire a Breeders’ Cup winner.

Speightstown has ranked among the top five stallions in his siring crop every season and he shows no signs of slowing down. He covered 241 mares in 2016-2017 combined.

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
$500,000 filly for Speightstown Wednesday at Keeneland title=
Speightstown

$500,000 filly for Speightstown Wednesday at Keeneland

A filly by leading sire Speightstown brought a winning bid of $500,000 during Wednesday's session of the 2017 Keeneland November Sale...

[read more]

Dominant performance for Speightstown mare in $150,000 Distaff title=
Speightstown

Dominant performance for Speightstown mare in $150,000 Distaff

Mayas Queen Neetee cruised to a 5 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $150,000 Distaff S. at Belterra Park on Saturday afternoon...

[read more]

Two half-million dollar yearlings highlight Wednesday at Keeneland for Speightstown title=
Speightstown

Two half-million dollar yearlings highlight Wednesday at Keeneland for Speightstown

Speightstown was in the spotlight Wednesday at the Keeneland September Yearling sale when a pair of juveniles sold for more than a half-million dollars...

[read more]

Keeneland September: Speightstown colt hammers for $900,000 title=
Speightstown

Keeneland September: Speightstown colt hammers for $900,000

Speightstown's $900,000 colt was one of the stars of Monday's opening session of the Keeneland September Yearling sale...

[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:
Battle of Midway
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Gemologist
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tourist

Download Printable forms

Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
Boarding Farm:
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