Speightstown

Fee: $80,000 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
  • 2014: N.A.'s #9 Sire, #3 by Blacktype SHs - 37 SHs, 17 SWs, 22 Stakes Wins, 17 GSHs, $9.498M; 15 2yo Wnrs, 5 2yo SHs, 3 2yo SWs; Two Breeders' Cup contenders
  • 2015: Three SWs, five SHs, first 19 days! Graded SW and Triple Crown prospect BARBADOS (multiple SW 2015), REYNALDOTHEWIZARD ($1,738,290), WEEKEND HIDEAWAY ($507,332), Fredericksburg (G2), Bayerd.
  • 2014 Sales: $1,600,000 in-foal mare, $1,075,000 FTK Sale Topper, $800,000 in-foal mare, #1 weanling Day 1 at KeeNov
  • 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+
  • 65 SWs, 109 SHs, 26 GSWs, $56.2-million
  • #2 Active N.A. Sire by APEX A-Runner Index - #1 in N.A. by ABC Index
  • 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 averaged $182,988, with individuals for $600,000, $500,000, $485,000, etc. He also sired a $1,075,000 Sale Topper, and $400,000 2-year-olds in the U.S. and in Europe. At Keeneland November, 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)

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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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