Spring At Last

Silver Deputy - Winter's Gone, by Dynaformer, 2003 DKB/BR
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Spring At Last - Sire of a Champion in His First Crop!
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Sire of a Champion in His First Crop!

Millionaire Grade 1 winner and world-class miler Spring At Last had every license to be a sire. And he is delivering big time on that promise.

The leading money earner at stud by sire of sires Silver Deputy, Spring At Last was North America's Leading Freshman and Juvenile Sire of Graded stakes winners, and is now second overall among North America's Third Crop Sires of Graded stakes winners. His accomplishments include:

  • Nine stakes winners, 4 Graded SWs, on dirt, turf and all-weather
  • Nineteen SHs - 11 2YO SHs, from 5 1/2f to 1 1/4 miles
  • First crop includes eight stakes winners 
  • Second crop includes undefeated juvenile SPRING ALONG, who sold for $370,000 at Fasig-Tipton HRA
  • Third crop 2YOs led by $210,000 and $135,000 colts; already SW and two SP 2YOs from this crop
  • Top progeny include: Champion 2yo & G1 SW SPRING IN THE AIR ($913,032); G2 SW SPRING VENTURE ($386,592); G2 SW  SEANEEN GIRL ($359,583); G2 SW ROCKETAZO; 2yo BROCK'SSPRINGFLING; G1 sp Spring Up ($220,687); $300,000 Del Mar sp Sawyer's Hill-G2; $200,000 Belmont sp 2yo Offering Plan-G3; $100,000 Del Mar sp 2yo Take Back Spring
  • Daughter SPRING VENTURE - multiple Graded SW and Breeders' Cup competitor - sold for $625,000 at F-T November 2013
  • Covering sire on $260,000 mare at KeeJan 2014
  • Bred to 240 mares 2013/2014 combined

Spring At Last was a Graded stakes performer for three consecutive years, undefeated at the true sire's distance of a mile. Silver Deputy has already sired a Champion Sire, and his sons at stud have sired a Breeders' Cup winner, a Classic winner, and a Classic runner-up within the past few years.

Spring At Last bred more than 535 mares his first six seasons. His progeny have sold to an international array of buyers, including  Off the Hook, Adena Springs, Justin Casse, Sarazen Stable, Mark Casse, Linda Rice, Susan Casner, Ciaran Dunne, Eisaman Equine, Castle Park, Summer Mayberry, Ben McElroy, Ken McPeek, Machmer Hall, and Federico Barberini. 

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
3 6 2   1   (1) 2   $115,650
4 5 2   (1) 1   (1) 0   $722,000
5 2 1   (1) 0   0   $301,500
13 5   (2) 2   (2) 2   $1,139,150

(RI: 18.05)
(3, 8f, Career best Rag# 2 1/2)

 

At 3:

  • 1st An allowance (Rag# 2 1/2) (Aqu, 8f, 1:33.59, by 7 1/2 lengths, dftd. Barcola, Dancing Forever),
  • A maiden special weight (Bel, 6f, 1:11.29, by 5 1/4 lengths, dftd. Ready Read, Sandy's Blitz),
  • 2nd Malibu S.-G1 (watch video) $250,000, SA, to Latent Heat, dftd. Midnight Lute),
  • 3rd An allowance (Sar, to Diamond Stripes, Political Force),
  • An allowance (Mth, to Final Story, Brilliant Son).

At 4:

  • 1st Godolphin Mile-G2 (watch video) UAE-1600m [7.95f], 1:36.16, by 2 3/4 lengths, dftd. Parole Board, =Mullins Bay [GB]),
  • An allowance (SA, 8fT, 1:35.84),
  • 2nd Strub S.-G2 ($300,000, SA, to Arson Squad, dftd. Brother Derek).

At 5:

  • 1st Donn H.-G1 (watch video) ($500,000, GP, 9f, 1:48.35, dftd. A. P. Arrow, Kiss the Kid).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

SILVER DEPUTY (CAN)
dkb/br. 1985
DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN)
b. 1979
VICE REGENT (CAN)
ch. 1967
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
VICTORIA REGINA (CAN) ch. 1958
MINT COPY (CAN)
dkb/br. 1970
BUNTY'S FLIGHT (CAN) b. 1953
SHAKNEY (USA) dkb/br. 1964
SILVER VALLEY (USA)
ch. 1979
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962
SEVEN VALLEYS (USA)
ch. 1972
ROAD AT SEA (USA) dkb/br. 1964
PROUD PIED (USA) b. 1966
WINTER'S GONE (USA)
dkb/br. 1996
DYNAFORMER (USA)
dkb/br. 1985
ROBERTO (USA)
b. 1969 [C]
HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
BRAMALEA (USA) b. 1959 *
ANDOVER WAY (USA)
dkb/br. 1978
HIS MAJESTY (USA) b. 1968 [C]
ON THE TRAIL (USA) b. 1964 *
STARK WINTER (USA)
ch. 1973
GRAUSTARK (USA)
ch. 1963 [CS]
RIBOT (ITY) b. 1952 [CP]
FLOWER BOWL (USA) b. 1952 *
WINTER WREN (USA)
b. 1960
PRINCEQUILLO (IRE) b. 1940 [IS]
FLIGHT BIRD (USA) b. 1953

courtesy of Pedigree Query

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