Speightstown

Gone West - Silken Cat, by Storm Cat, 1998 CH

Fee: $80,000 S&N   |   Entered Stud: 2005  Submit Mare
Speightstown - The HOTTEST Sire in Town
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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:

  • 2014: N.A.'s #1 Sire of Blacktype Horses; #8 General Sire - 35 SHs, 16 GSHs, 16 SWs, $7.9M; 10 2yo winners, 3 2yo SWs; Sale Topper at FTK July HRA - $1,075,000
  • 2013: N.A.'s #2 Sire (just $71,000 behind #1); 24 SWs, 37 Stakes Wins, 5 Breeders' Cup contenders, 3 Champion Finalists & the #1 colt at FTK July HRA - $800,000
  • 2012: N.A.'s Leading Sire on the flat
  • Top half of 1% of Sires by Average Earnings per Starter
  • Eleven Group 1/Grade 1 winners - Five millionaires
    Nine earners of $900,000+
  • 63 SWs, 106 SHs, 24 Graded SWs, $54-million to date
  • #1 Active Sire worldwide by A-Runner Index 2012/2013: #1 in N.A. by ABC Index 2014
  • Grade/Group 1 winners in four countries, on dirt, turf, and all-weather

    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 126 mares in 2014.

    Speightstown has been a commercial success worldwide from the start. In 2014, his yearlings are averaging $192,181, with individuals for $600,000, $500,000, $485,000, etc. He also sired $400,000 2-year-olds in the U.S. and in Europe. In 2013, his weanlings averaged $181,800, while in-foal mares averaged $336,667.

    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)

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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

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