Tiznow

Fee: $75,000 S&N
Cee's Tizzy - Cee's Song,
by
Seattle Song, 1997 B

The Big Horse Sire

Hall of Fame Champion, Horse of the Year and Champion Sire, Tiznow is not only one of the world’s top sires, but is the leading link to the sire line of the great Man o’ War.

Still the only two-time winner of the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), Tiznow was voted Champion three-year-old, champion older male, and Horse of the Year. An immediate success at stud, Tiznow was Champion Freshman Sire of 2005, and has gone on to become one of the  most reliable sires of quality.

Tiznow - The Big Horse Sire
Tiznow Overview
  • Twelve Group/Grade 1 winners - six millionaires
  • Top 15 Sire 4 times in past 7 years
  • $1,350,000 and $1,100,000 yearlings in 2014 - $1,750,000 and $1,700,000 yearlings in 2013
  • #14 Sire of 2014 - 12 SWs, 24 Stakes Horses, $7.3M
  • Sire of the 2014 Sale-Topping colt at FTK July HRA - full brother to the dam of Day One 2014 Keeneland September Session Topper
  • 56 SWs, 31 Graded SWs, 106 Stakes Horses
  • Earners of $59.5M, including $9.1M in back-to-back years  
  • Full brother to the dams of Preakness (G1) winner Oxbow & Haskell (G1) winner Paynter

Tiznow ranks in the top 2% of sires by average earnings per starter, and his progeny have won the Belmont (G1), Travers (G1), Dubai World Cup (G1), Met Mile (G1), Wood Memorial (G1), Santa Anita Derby (G1), Ruffian (G1), Whitney (G1), Lady’s Secret (G1), Carter (G1), Ogden Phipps (G1), Goodwood (G1) and Hopeful (G1).

At the sales, Tiznow’s weanlings, yearlings, and juveniles all average six-figures. In 2014, his yearlings averaged $237,956; last year, 19 of his yearlings sold for $300,000 or higher. Spanning 2013/2014, he sired four seven-figure yearlings. Tiznow was bred to 132 mares in 2014.

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earning
3 9 5   (4) 3   (2) 0   $3,445,950
4 6 3   (3) 1   (1) 2   (2) $2,981,880
15 8   (7) 4   (3) 2   (2) $6,427,830

(RI: 171.24)
(4, 10f, Career best Rag# -3/4)

 

At 3: Horse of the Year, Champion Three Year Old Male

  • 1st Breeders' Cup Classic-G1 (watch) (view chart) ($4,369,320, CD, 10f, 2:00.75, dftd. Giant's Causeway, Captain Steve).
  • Super Derby-G1 ($500,000, LaD, 10f, 1:59.84 NTR, by 6 lengths, dftd. Commendable, Mass Market).
  • Goodwood Breeders' Cup H.-G2 ($418,000, SA, 9f, 1:47.38, dftd. Captain Steve, Euchre).
  • Affirmed H.-G3 ($134,250, Hol, 8.5f, 1:42.35, dftd. Dixie Union, Millencolin), A maiden special weight (Hol, 8.5f, 1:42.93, by 8 1/2 lengths, dftd. Coldwater Canyon, Factual Evidence).
  • 2nd Pacific Classic S.-G1 ($1,000,000, Dmr, to Skimming, dftd. Ecton Park).
  • Swaps S.-G1 ($500,000, Hol, to Captain Steve, dftd. Spacelink).

At 4: Champion Older Male

  • 1st Breeders' Cup Classic-G1 (watch) (view chart) (Rag# - 3/4) ($3,664,000, Bel, 10f, 2:00.62, dftd. Sakhee, Albert the Great).
  • Santa Anita H.-G1 (watch) (view chart) ($1,000,000, SA, 10f, 2:01.55, by 5 lengths, dftd. Wooden Phone, Tribunal).
  • San Fernando Breeders' Cup S.-G2 ($190,800, SA, 8.5f, 1:42.05, dftd. Walkslikeaduck, Wooden Phone).
  • 2nd Strub S.-G2 ($500,000, SA, to Wooden Phone, dftd. Jimmy Z).
  • 3rd Woodward S.-G1 ($500,000, Bel, to Lido Palace [Chi], Albert the Great).
  • Goodwood Breeders' Cup H.-G2 ($488,000, SA, to Freedom Crest, Skimming).

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

CEES TIZZY (USA)
gr. 1987
RELAUNCH (USA)
gr. 1976
IN REALITY (USA)
b. 1964 [BC]
INTENTIONALLY (USA) blk. 1956 [BI]
MY DEAR GIRL (USA) ch. 1957 *
FOGGY NOTE (USA)
gr. 1965
THE AXE (USA) gr. 1958
SILVER SONG (USA) gr. 1957
TIZLY (USA)
b. 1981
LYPHARD (USA)
b. 1969 [C]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
GOOFED (USA) ch. 1960
TIZNA (CHI)
b. 1969
TREVIERES (FR) b. 1956
NORIS (CHI) b. 1958
CEE'S SONG (USA)
dkb/br. 1986
SEATTLE SONG (USA)
b. 1981
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
br. 1974 [BC]
BOLD REASONING (USA) dkb/br. 1968
MY CHARMER (USA) b. 1969 *
INCANTATION (USA)
dkb/br. 1965
PRINCE BLESSED (USA) b. 1957
MAGIC SPELL (USA) b. 1954
LONELY DANCER (CAN)
b. 1975
NICE DANCER (CAN)
b. 1969
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
NICE PRINCESS (USA) ch. 1964
SLEEP LONELY (USA)
dkb/br. 1970
PIA STAR (USA) b. 1961 [S]
SULENAN (USA) ch. 1963

courtesy of Pedigree Query

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