Take Charge Indy

Take Charge Indy

A.P. Indy - Take Charge Lady, by Dehere

Young, Proven Son of A.P. Indy

  • First 2YOs since returning to the U.S. led by Charged Legacy, winner of the Back Home Again S.;  El Grande O, runner-up in the Skidmore S. and the Funny Cide S. and MdSpWt winner at Belmont, Takemetothebeach, runner-up in the P.G. Johnson S. and MdSpWt winner at Presque Isle Downs; sold for $510,000, $410,000, $170,000, $110,000, etc.
  • Yearlings in 2022 sold for $425,000 and $280,000 at Keeneland September and a $165,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton NY-Bred Sale
  • 2022 racing: Everfast, placed in the Al Maktoum Challenge R3 (G1) and the Al Maktoum Challenge R2 (G2) at Meydan; LONG RANGE TODDY, runner-up in the Commonwealth S. (G3); POLE SETTER, runner-up in the Forego S.; Matta, placed in Laurel Dash S. and the Van Clief S.; Best You Ever Seen, placed in the Sam’s Town S.; etc.
  • G1-winning millionaire by top sire of sires A.P. INDY
  • Out of 3-time G1 winner & Broodmare of the Year TAKE CHARGE LADY

Take Charge Indy is a proven sire of GSWs. Take Charge Indy is half-brother to a Champion by Unbridled’s Song, and he has two SWs, including G2-winning millionaire Long Range Toddy out of mares by that horse, and GSW Take Charge Paula out of a mare by that horse’s son, Songandaprayer. That would encourage trying mares by other sons of Unbridled’s Song, such as Midshipman, Rockport Harbor, and First Defence. Mares descending from Unbridled through Empire Maker, via Pioneerof the Nile, Bodemeister, Cairo Prince, and American Pharoah (sire of G1W As Time Goes By, out of Take Charge Lady). The Quiet American branch of Fappiano should do well here also, including through Midnight Lute. From other branches of Mr. Prospector, Take Charge Indy has SWs from mares by Not For Love, Smoke Glacken, Lemon Drop Kid, Smart Strike (sire of Curlin and Lookin At Lucky) and Distorted Humor. Other Mr. Prospector line sires that might work here include City Zip, Street Cry and branches of Seeking the Gold. Take Charge Indy has two SWs out of mares by sons of Storm Cat, including GSW Noble Indy (out of a mare by Storm Boot). He also has a SW out of a mare by Storm Cat grandson, Harlan’s Holiday (sire of Into Mischief). From another branch of Northern Dancer, there is a SW out of a mare by Medaglia d’Oro (by El Prado), and two SWs out of mares from his own Deputy Minister broodmare sire line Take Charge Indy has SWs out of mares by Defrere (a brother to Take Charge Indy’s broodmare sire, Dehere) and Badge of Silver (by Silver Deputy).  – Alan Porter

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 4 1 1 (1) 0 $112,500
3 5 1 (1) 2 (1) 1 (1) $709,324
4 5 1 (1) 1 (1) 1 (1) $281,672
Totals 14 3 (2) 4 (3) 2 (2) $1,103,496
Won at 2
  • A maiden special weight race at Arlington Park (6f, D).
2nd at 2
  • Arlington-Washington Futurity S. (G3) at Arlington (8f, D).
Won at 3
  • Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D).
2nd at 3
  • Clark H. (G1) at Churchill Downs (9f, D).
3rd at 3
  • Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland (9f, D).
Won at 4
  • Alysheba S. (G2) at Churchill Downs (8.5f, D, 109 Beyer).
2nd at 4
  • Skip Away S. (G3) at Gulfstream (9.5f, D).
3rd at 4
  • Donn H. (G1) at Gulfstream (9f, D).

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