Speightstown

Fee: $90,000 S&N
Gone West - Silken Cat,
by
Storm Cat, 1998 CH

ALL PURPOSE. ALL PLACES. ALL POWER.

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 6 and 7 furlongs, posting a track record performance at Saratoga (1:08.04) and a 0 Ragozin at Belmont (1:08.04). As a sire, he is firing on all cylinders.

Speightstown - ALL PURPOSE. ALL PLACES. ALL POWER.
Speightstown Overview
  • 2022 racing: SHIRL'S SPEIGHT, winner of the Maker's Mark Mile S. [G1] and the Tampa Bay Downs S. [G3]; SWITZERLAND, winner of the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen S. [G1]; OLYMPIAD, winner of the Alysheba S. [G2] in a 103 Beyer, the New Orleans Classic S. [G2] in a 103 Beyer, and set a new track record for 1 1/16 miles at Fair Grounds winning the Mineshaft S. [G3] in a 102 Beyer; PINGXIANG, winner of the Subaru S. in Japan; G1-placed LADY SPEIGHTSPEAREG2-placed MubakkerG3-placed Dean's ListHALO AGAIN; etc. 
  • #6 General Sire of 2021: LEXITONIAN, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. [G1]; FLAGSTAFF, winner of the Churchill Downs S. [G1] and the Commonwealth S. [G3]; undefeated 3YO filly CARRIBEAN CAPER, winner of the Dogwood S. [G3]; 3YO filly LADY SPEIGHTSPEARE, winner of the Bessarabian S. [G2]; SOUPER STONEHENGE, winner of the Vigil S. [G3] and Jacques Cartier S. [G3]; VICTIM OF LOVE, winner of the Vagrancy H. [G3]; PERFORMER, winner of the Fred W. Hooper S. [G3]; SWITZERLAND, winner of the Dubawi S. [G3]; MIDNIGHT SANDS, winner of the Burj Nahaar [G3]; etc.
  • 9 GSWs in 2021. More than Uncle Mo, Candy Ride (ARG), Quality Road, etc.
  • 2021 sales: Yearlings sold for $900,000, $575,000, $500,000, $425,000, $425,000, $400,000, etc. 
  • 2020 racing: undefeated CHARLATAN, TDN Rising Star and winner of the Malibu S. [G1] and Arkansas Derby [G1]; 2YO filly LADY SPEIGHTSPEARE, TDN Rising Star and winner of the Natalma S. [G1]; ECHO TOWN, TDN Rising Star and winner of the H. Allen Jerkens S. [G1]; MOZU SUPERFLARE, winner of the Takamatsunomiya Kinen [G1]SHARING, winner of the Edgewood S. [G2] and G1-placed at Royal Ascot; LEXITONIAN, runner-up by a nose in the Bing Crosby S. [G1]; 3YO colt Nashville, winner of Keeneland's Perryville S. on Breeders' Cup day in a new track record; etc.
  • 24 G1 winners sired on every surface, from 6 furlongs to 1 ¼ miles, all over the world. 211 BTHs, 128 BTWs, 63 GSWs, over $136 million in earnings 
  • 10% BTWs ​to foals—No. 2 in North America, higher than Tapit, Into Mischief, etc. (*more than 100 foals)
  • An emerging sire of sires with 4 sons having sired 8 G1 winners
  • Broodmare sire of 2021 Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1] winner ALOHA WEST, multiple G1 winner VEKOMA, G1 winner MIA MISCHIEF, G2 winner and sire LAOBAN, millionaire MR. BUFF; etc. 
  • An Eclipse Award winner for Champion Sprinter, and one of only 3 active sires to win a Breeders’ Cup race and sire multiple Breeders’ Cup winners—colt and filly, dirt and turf
  • More black type winners than any Champion Sprinter in history
  • Speed of a sprinter. Class of a miler. Heart of a champion

Speightstown has ranked among the top five stallions in his siring crop every season and he shows no signs of slowing down. He covered 400 mares in the last three years combined.

Speightstown has been a commercial success worldwide from the start. His yearlings have grossed over $115 million, averaging at $179,640. His lifetime 2-year-old sales average is $159,874, while his weanlings average $176,940. He has sired a $1,700,000 sale-topping 2-year-old, broodmares for over $1 million, yearlings up to $900,000, and weanlings up to $500,000.

 

"The fact is that Speightstown is one of the most proven, gilt-edged influences available to breeders today." -TDN, May 4, 2021

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# -)

 

Won at 3

  • An allowance race at Woodbine (7f, D, defeating Grand End Sweep, Catahoula Parish, Saratoga Prince, Dawson's Legacy, Deputy Inxs, Hit the Road Beau).
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (7f, D, by 2 1/2 lengths, defeating Lucky Tec, End Wisely, Wild Bandit, Fox's Friends, Radicchio, Stage Classic, Jimmy Wants to Run).
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (6f, D, by 6 lengths, defeating Bridgeport, Jet Drive, A Genuine Honour, Sambuca On Ice, Migwaki, Classic Bird).
  • A maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park (6f, D, by 6 3/4 lengths, defeating Cobra Celtic, Danaher Steve, War Council, Gold Avenue, Advantage Point, Swing Lord, Tommy Bahama, Dark Curse, Robyn Ralph).

2nd at 3

  • Amsterdam S. (G2) at Saratoga (6f, D, to City Zip, defeating Smile My Lord, Trailthefox, Fistfite, Snow Ridge).

Won at 5

  • An allowance race at Belmont Park (7f in 1:22.69, D, defeating Volponi, Reason to Hail, Harmony Hall, Careadancer (ARG), Bag of Mischief).

2nd at 5

  • Jaipur H. at Belmont Park (7f, D, to Garnered, defeating Whitewaterspritzer, No Parole, No Excuse Needed (GB)).

Won at 6 
Champion Sprinter

  • Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) at Lone Star Park (6f in 1:08.11, D, defeating Kela, My Cousin Matt, Bwana Charlie, Cajun Beat, Clock Stopper, Champali, Pt's Grey Eagle, Gold Storm, Midas Eyes, Abbondanza, Our New Recruit, Cuvee).
  • Churchill Downs H. (G2) at Churchill (7f in 1:21.38, D, by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating McCann's Mojave, Publication, Congaree, New York Hero, Saint Waki, Private Horde).
  • True North Breeders' Cup H. (G2) at Belmont (6f in 1:08.04, Rag# 0, D, defeating Cat Genius, Pohave, Sing Me Back Home, Canadian Frontier, First Blush, Maybry's Boy, Buzzy's Gold, Key Deputy).
  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G2) at Saratoga (6f, 1:08.04 ETR, D, defeating Clock Stopper, Gators N Bears, Mike's Classic, Gold Dollar, My Cousin Matt).
  • Artax H. at Gulfstream Park (7f in 1:22.03, D, by 4 1/2 lengths, defeating Pretty Wild, Wacky for Love, Dancing Guy, Jersey Giant, Fire and Glory, Vinemeister, Pass Rush, Deer Lake).

3rd at 6

  • Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont (6f, D, to Pico Central [Brz], Voodoo, defeating Cajun Beat, Watchem Smokey).

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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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  • 2022 racing: SHIRL'S SPEIGHT, winner of the Maker's Mark Mile S. [G1] and the Tampa Bay Downs S. [G3]; SWITZERLAND, winner of the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen S. [G1]; OLYMPIAD, winner of the Alysheba S. [G2] in a 103 Beyer, the New Orleans Classic S. [G2] in a 103 Beyer, and set a new track record for 1 1/16 miles at Fair Grounds winning the Mineshaft S. [G3] in a 102 Beyer; PINGXIANG, winner of the Subaru S. in Japan; G1-placed LADY SPEIGHTSPEAREG2-placed MubakkerG3-placed Dean's ListHALO AGAIN; etc. 
  • #6 General Sire of 2021: LEXITONIAN, winner of the Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. [G1]; FLAGSTAFF, winner of the Churchill Downs S. [G1] and the Commonwealth S. [G3]; undefeated 3YO filly CARRIBEAN CAPER, winner of the Dogwood S. [G3]; 3YO filly LADY SPEIGHTSPEARE, winner of the Bessarabian S. [G2]; SOUPER STONEHENGE, winner of the Vigil S. [G3] and Jacques Cartier S. [G3]; VICTIM OF LOVE, winner of the Vagrancy H. [G3]; PERFORMER, winner of the Fred W. Hooper S. [G3]; SWITZERLAND, winner of the Dubawi S. [G3]; MIDNIGHT SANDS, winner of the Burj Nahaar [G3]; etc.
  • 9 GSWs in 2021. More than Uncle Mo, Candy Ride (ARG), Quality Road, etc.
  • 2021 sales: Yearlings sold for $900,000, $575,000, $500,000, $425,000, $425,000, $400,000, etc. 
  • 2020 racing: undefeated CHARLATAN, TDN Rising Star and winner of the Malibu S. [G1] and Arkansas Derby [G1]; 2YO filly LADY SPEIGHTSPEARE, TDN Rising Star and winner of the Natalma S. [G1]; ECHO TOWN, TDN Rising Star and winner of the H. Allen Jerkens S. [G1]; MOZU SUPERFLARE, winner of the Takamatsunomiya Kinen [G1]SHARING, winner of the Edgewood S. [G2] and G1-placed at Royal Ascot; LEXITONIAN, runner-up by a nose in the Bing Crosby S. [G1]; 3YO colt Nashville, winner of Keeneland's Perryville S. on Breeders' Cup day in a new track record; etc.
  • 24 G1 winners sired on every surface, from 6 furlongs to 1 ¼ miles, all over the world. 211 BTHs, 128 BTWs, 63 GSWs, over $136 million in earnings 
  • 10% BTWs ​to foals—No. 2 in North America, higher than Tapit, Into Mischief, etc. (*more than 100 foals)
  • An emerging sire of sires with 4 sons having sired 8 G1 winners
  • Broodmare sire of 2021 Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1] winner ALOHA WEST, multiple G1 winner VEKOMA, G1 winner MIA MISCHIEF, G2 winner and sire LAOBAN, millionaire MR. BUFF; etc. 
  • An Eclipse Award winner for Champion Sprinter, and one of only 3 active sires to win a Breeders’ Cup race and sire multiple Breeders’ Cup winners—colt and filly, dirt and turf
  • More black type winners than any Champion Sprinter in history
  • Speed of a sprinter. Class of a miler. Heart of a champion

Speightstown has ranked among the top five stallions in his siring crop every season and he shows no signs of slowing down. He covered 400 mares in the last three years combined.

Speightstown has been a commercial success worldwide from the start. His yearlings have grossed over $115 million, averaging at $179,640. His lifetime 2-year-old sales average is $159,874, while his weanlings average $176,940. He has sired a $1,700,000 sale-topping 2-year-old, broodmares for over $1 million, yearlings up to $900,000, and weanlings up to $500,000.

 

"The fact is that Speightstown is one of the most proven, gilt-edged influences available to breeders today." -TDN, May 4, 2021

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# -)

 

Won at 3

  • An allowance race at Woodbine (7f, D, defeating Grand End Sweep, Catahoula Parish, Saratoga Prince, Dawson's Legacy, Deputy Inxs, Hit the Road Beau).
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (7f, D, by 2 1/2 lengths, defeating Lucky Tec, End Wisely, Wild Bandit, Fox's Friends, Radicchio, Stage Classic, Jimmy Wants to Run).
  • An allowance race at Woodbine  (6f, D, by 6 lengths, defeating Bridgeport, Jet Drive, A Genuine Honour, Sambuca On Ice, Migwaki, Classic Bird).
  • A maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park (6f, D, by 6 3/4 lengths, defeating Cobra Celtic, Danaher Steve, War Council, Gold Avenue, Advantage Point, Swing Lord, Tommy Bahama, Dark Curse, Robyn Ralph).

2nd at 3

  • Amsterdam S. (G2) at Saratoga (6f, D, to City Zip, defeating Smile My Lord, Trailthefox, Fistfite, Snow Ridge).

Won at 5

  • An allowance race at Belmont Park (7f in 1:22.69, D, defeating Volponi, Reason to Hail, Harmony Hall, Careadancer (ARG), Bag of Mischief).

2nd at 5

  • Jaipur H. at Belmont Park (7f, D, to Garnered, defeating Whitewaterspritzer, No Parole, No Excuse Needed (GB)).

Won at 6 
Champion Sprinter

  • Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) at Lone Star Park (6f in 1:08.11, D, defeating Kela, My Cousin Matt, Bwana Charlie, Cajun Beat, Clock Stopper, Champali, Pt's Grey Eagle, Gold Storm, Midas Eyes, Abbondanza, Our New Recruit, Cuvee).
  • Churchill Downs H. (G2) at Churchill (7f in 1:21.38, D, by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating McCann's Mojave, Publication, Congaree, New York Hero, Saint Waki, Private Horde).
  • True North Breeders' Cup H. (G2) at Belmont (6f in 1:08.04, Rag# 0, D, defeating Cat Genius, Pohave, Sing Me Back Home, Canadian Frontier, First Blush, Maybry's Boy, Buzzy's Gold, Key Deputy).
  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G2) at Saratoga (6f, 1:08.04 ETR, D, defeating Clock Stopper, Gators N Bears, Mike's Classic, Gold Dollar, My Cousin Matt).
  • Artax H. at Gulfstream Park (7f in 1:22.03, D, by 4 1/2 lengths, defeating Pretty Wild, Wacky for Love, Dancing Guy, Jersey Giant, Fire and Glory, Vinemeister, Pass Rush, Deer Lake).

3rd at 6

  • Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont (6f, D, to Pico Central [Brz], Voodoo, defeating Cajun Beat, Watchem Smokey).

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’s Olympiad wins fourth straight with Alysheba S. (G2) victory title=
Speightstown

Speightstown’s Olympiad wins fourth straight with Alysheba S. (G2) victory

Olympiad won his fourth consecutive race and third graded stakes score Friday at Churchill Downs with a 2 ½-length victory in the $500,000 Alysheba S. (G2)...

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Speightstown colt earns TDN Rising Star tag after Keeneland MdSpWt tally title=
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Speightstown colt earns TDN Rising Star tag after Keeneland MdSpWt tally

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Speightstown’s Olympiad gets the gold in $500,000 New Orleans Classic (G2)

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