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
  • Top 10 General Sire 6 Years Running 
  • Leading Active Sire by % SWs from Starters - 12.7%
  • 2015: N.A.'s #6 Sire - #3 by Stakes Wins; 9 SWs, 6 GSWs, 18 SHs, 14 Stks Wins, $5.6M, incl. 3yo millionaire colt FORCE THE PASS (G1) 
  • 2015 Sales: $500,000 OBS 2yo, $460,000 FT March 2yo - 2014 Sales: $1,600,000 in-foal mare, $1,075,000 FTK Sale Topper, $800,000 in-foal mare
  • 2014: N.A.'s #9 Sire, #3 by Blacktype SHs - 37 SHs, 17 SWs
  • 2013: N.A.'s #2 Sire (just $71,000 behind #1)
  • 2012: N.A.'s Leading Sire on the flat
  • Top half of 1% of Sires by Average Earnings per Starter
  • 12 Group 1/Grade 1 winners - Six millionaires, 11 earners of $900,000+
  • 70 SWs, 114 SHs, 30 GSWs, $60-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, & all-weather, from 6f to 1 1/4 mi.
  • The most BT Winners from his elite sire crop:
    Speightstown - 68, Medaglia d'Oro - 66, Tapit - 63

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. 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

Speightstown colts take the graded spotlight on Belmont’s Stars and Stripes day title=
Speightstown

Speightstown colts take the graded spotlight on Belmont’s Stars and Stripes day

Force the Pass’ win in the $1.25 million Belmont Invitational Derby (G1), coupled with Speightster’s stellar victory in the $500,000 Dwyer S. (G3), vaulted Speightstown’s 2015 progeny earnings past the $5.5 million mark...

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Speightstown’s Rock Fall crushes foes in True North S. (G2) title=
Speightstown

Speightstown’s Rock Fall crushes foes in True North S. (G2)

Rock Fall earned his fifth straight victory and first graded stakes win June 5, taking the $250,000 True North S. (G2) at Belmont Park by 3 ¾-lengths...

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Force the Pass wins thriller in Grade 3 Penn Mile title=
Speightstown

Force the Pass wins thriller in Grade 3 Penn Mile

With big money on the line, Speightstown’s Force the Pass came through win the tightest of photos in the $500,000 Penn Mile Saturday night at Penn National...

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Bright Town cruises in First Lady H. title=
Speightstown

Bright Town cruises in First Lady H.

Bright Town sauntered to an easy 4 ½-length victory in Monday’s $50,000 First Lady H., the second stakes victory in the career of the 5-year-old daughter of Speightstown...

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Speightstown Progeny

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  • Top 10 General Sire 6 Years Running 
  • Leading Active Sire by % SWs from Starters - 12.7%
  • 2015: N.A.'s #6 Sire - #3 by Stakes Wins; 9 SWs, 6 GSWs, 18 SHs, 14 Stks Wins, $5.6M, incl. 3yo millionaire colt FORCE THE PASS (G1) 
  • 2015 Sales: $500,000 OBS 2yo, $460,000 FT March 2yo - 2014 Sales: $1,600,000 in-foal mare, $1,075,000 FTK Sale Topper, $800,000 in-foal mare
  • 2014: N.A.'s #9 Sire, #3 by Blacktype SHs - 37 SHs, 17 SWs
  • 2013: N.A.'s #2 Sire (just $71,000 behind #1)
  • 2012: N.A.'s Leading Sire on the flat
  • Top half of 1% of Sires by Average Earnings per Starter
  • 12 Group 1/Grade 1 winners - Six millionaires, 11 earners of $900,000+
  • 70 SWs, 114 SHs, 30 GSWs, $60-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, & all-weather, from 6f to 1 1/4 mi.
  • The most BT Winners from his elite sire crop:
    Speightstown - 68, Medaglia d'Oro - 66, Tapit - 63

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. 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 colts take the graded spotlight on Belmont’s Stars and Stripes day title=
Speightstown

Speightstown colts take the graded spotlight on Belmont’s Stars and Stripes day

Force the Pass’ win in the $1.25 million Belmont Invitational Derby (G1), coupled with Speightster’s stellar victory in the $500,000 Dwyer S. (G3), vaulted Speightstown’s 2015 progeny earnings past the $5.5 million mark...

[read more]

Speightstown’s Rock Fall crushes foes in True North S. (G2) title=
Speightstown

Speightstown’s Rock Fall crushes foes in True North S. (G2)

Rock Fall earned his fifth straight victory and first graded stakes win June 5, taking the $250,000 True North S. (G2) at Belmont Park by 3 ¾-lengths...

[read more]

Force the Pass wins thriller in Grade 3 Penn Mile title=
Speightstown

Force the Pass wins thriller in Grade 3 Penn Mile

With big money on the line, Speightstown’s Force the Pass came through win the tightest of photos in the $500,000 Penn Mile Saturday night at Penn National...

[read more]

Bright Town cruises in First Lady H. title=
Speightstown

Bright Town cruises in First Lady H.

Bright Town sauntered to an easy 4 ½-length victory in Monday’s $50,000 First Lady H., the second stakes victory in the career of the 5-year-old daughter of Speightstown...

[read more]

Speightstown Progeny

speightstown-print

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Artie Schiller
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Colonel John
Congrats
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Gemologist
Hold Me Back
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
U S Ranger
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