Cairo Prince
Pioneerof the Nile - Holy Bubbette
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  • Second-leading Freshman Sire by weanling sales avg. -- $87,850; including $200,000, $180,000 and $165,000 colts at KEENOV
  • Booked Full in both 2015 and 2016 
  • A brilliant 2YO who won the Nashua [G2] in just his second start to remain undefeated.
  • A dominant victory in the Holy Bull [G2] by 5 ¾ in his 3YO year cemented his position as the Grade I Kentucky Derby favorite.
  • The leading money earner from Pioneerof the Nile's first crop- one of the nation's most exciting young stallions and the sire of the great American Pharoah.
  • His stakes winning and graded-placed dam Holy Bubbette is by Horse of the Year and Champion 3YO Holy Bull. His half-sister, Nonna Mia, is the dam of 2016 Grade 1 Wood Memorial victor Outwork.
  • Cairo Prince is free of the 3 most important sire influences in North America today - Mr. Prospector, Northern Dancer and A. P. Indy - through his first 4 generations. This gives breeders a very wide range of suitable mare choices to cross with this stallion.
  • Physically jaw-dropping individual who was a $250,000 purchase by Steve Shahinian and the most expensive yearling from his sire's debut crop.

 

Creative Cause
Giant's Causeway - Dream of Summer
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A TOP 5 FRESHMAN SIRE THROUGHOUT 2016 

15 Impressive First-Crop 2yo Winners Include the Undefeated THEONEWEWAITEDFOR- Dominant Winner of the Landaluce Stakes at Santa Anita, The Undefeated "TDN Rising Star" Running Mate and the Multiple Stakes Horse Milton Freewater 

Second-Crop Yearlings Starred at Fasig-Tipton July with 4 Sold from 4 Offered and an Average of over $141,000
2016 Sales Horses include Individuals for $290k, $250k, $240k, $235k, $200k, Etc. 
 

  • Grade I Winning Millionaire - By a Grade I Winning Millionaire - Out of a Grade I Winning Millionaire
  • Grade I Winner and Eclipse Finalist at 2
  • Grade II Winner and Classic Placed at 3
  • Defeated every horse he ever ran against, including Grade I Winners I'LL HAVE ANOTHER, BODEMEISTER, UNION RAGS, PAYNTER, HANSEN, and GEMOLOGIST
  • His sire GIANT'S CAUSEWAY has led the General Sire List in 2009, 2010, and 2012
  • His dam DREAM OF SUMMER defeated ASHADO in the Grade I Apple Blossom Handicap
  • Creative Cause's unprecedented first book of top-class mares is resulting in 2016 results to match 
  • Bred his biggest and best crop of mares -- 125 -- in 2016
Include
Broad Brush - Illeria
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Sire of NINE Grade I Stakes Winners

2015-2016 Stars include:

  • INCLUDE BETTY (G1) 
  • DON INC (G1)
  • BOCA INC (G1)
  • SOBRADORA INC (G1)          
  • RIKER (G3)
  • JOINT RETURN
  • K P WILDCAT
  • MISS INCLUSIVE
  • GI-Winning Millionaire who recorded 13 triple-digit Beyer Speed Figures, including back-to-back 117 Figures
  • Provides total outcross for A.P. INDY, MR. PROSPECTOR and NORTHERN DANCER line Mares
  • Broodmare sire of Grade 1 winner Sam's Sister. 
Istan
Gone West - Ronda (GB)
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  • A dominant winner of 6 of his 8 starts between 7 1/2 furlongs and 1 1/16 miles, ISTAN was a multiple Graded Stakes winner at the mile distance - twice running Zero Ragozin numbers; unprecedented for any son of Gone West at stud.
  • Effortless winner of Churchill Down's premier dirt mile race, the GIII $200,000 Ack Ack Handicap, decimating the field by an emphatic 8 3/4 lengths in 1:34 flat - good for a 111 Beyer Speed Figure and a 0 Ragozin.
  • In 2007, he won 5 stakes on 5 different racetracks on both dirt and polytrack.
  • Current crop of 5yo's (3rd crop) includes ISTANFORD winner of the San Clemente H [G2] & Arlington Classic [G3] where she defeated colts, ALBANO winner of the Pegasus S [G3], 2nd Haskel Initational [G1] KEEP CROSSING [L] plus Myositis Dan who missed by just 2 noses in the Derby Trial [G3]. All this from a crop that numbers just 12 live foals!
  • 1st Crop includes G3 Stakes Winner's MR. BOWLING ($361,906), TURKISH ($273,407) and GI Belmont Stakes- and Breeders' Cup-Placed Atigun ($500,303).
  • From the direct female line of the great champion MILL REEF.
Majesticperfection
Harlan's Holiday - Act So Noble
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  • Truly Brilliant GI Winner by the Late/Great Leading Sire Harlan's Holiday 
  • America's #2 Third-Crop Sire of 2016 by AEI      
  • Sire of the dominant Grade 1 $1,000,000 Kentucky Oaks Winner Lovely Maria & Grade III winner Hebbronville
  • Sire of the Brilliant 2016 G1 2yo Syndergaard. 
  • Already the Sire of Two individual 2yo stakes winners in 2016
  • Sire of 20 2yo winners in his first crop.
  • The Nation's #1-Rated Sprinter by Daily Racing Form's Mike Watchmaker
  • Recorded Beyer Speed Figures of 117 and 115 - the two highest numbers in 2010 received for up to a mile in North America
  • Last Four Ragozin Numbers (from most recent): 0, -1/4, 1 3/4, 1 3/4
  • Six Furlong Track Record Setter in 1:07.1
  • Just 3/5ths off Saratoga Track Record in the GI Vanderbilt H.2014
  • 2015 Yearlings sold for $240,000, 210,000, 210,000, $185,000, $162,000, $150,000, $135,000 & $130,000 ect. 
  • 2014 Yearling average of $113,368, over 13 X his 2012 stud fee!
  • 2014 Yearlings sold for $300,000, $215,000, $190,000, $190,000, $160,000, $145,000, $145,000, $135,000, $135,000, $130,000 etc.

"He's the fastest horse I've ever seen."
Champion Trainer Steve Asmussen

"He's the best-looking horse I've ever bought."
David Ingordo

Mark Valeski
Proud Citizen - Pocho's Dream Girl
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  • Impressive 4 ½-length MdSpWt winner at 2 going 6 furlongs
  • Top class at 3 when winning the Peter Pan S. (G2) and finishing 2nd in the Louisiana Derby (G2) and Risen Star S. (G2)
  • Won the G3 Mineshaft at 4, finished a close second to G1 winner Graydar in the G2 New Orleans H.
  • A talented and versatile race star that is passing on his exceptional looks to his first-class foals
  • Airdrie and Woodford Thoroughbreds have supported the stallion with no less than 60 of their own mares during his first two years at stud
Summer Front
War Front - Rose of Summer
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BOOKED FULL IN 2016 WITH A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL CATALOG OF MARES 

  • Undefeated multiple stakes winner at 2
  • Graded stakes winner at 3, 4 and 5
  • GII winner and 5-times GI placed
  • Drop dead gorgeous – 16.1 hand individual that is all class
  • $475,000 Steve Young purchase from War Front’s 2nd Crop
  • Half-brother to the Grade I Hollywood Starlet victress Laragh
  • Exceptional miler with a renowned turn of foot
  • 1:32 4 in the GI Shoemaker
  • 1:33 in the GI Kilroe S.
  • 1:33 in the GI Breeders’ Cup Mile
  • 1:33 3 in the GIII Hill Prince S.
  • All the ingredients needed to follow in his special sire’s hoofprints.
Upstart
Flatter - Party Silks
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  • Multiple Graded Stakes Winner of over $1.7 Million
  • Stakes Winner and Multiple Grade 1 Placed at 2, 3 and 4
  • Flatter’s Best Two-Year- Old
  • The East Coast’s Top Rated Derby Prospect Following his Brilliant 5-Length Score in the GII Holy Bull Stakes
  • Saratoga Debut Winner and Stakes Winner at 2
  • Placed in the GI Champagne Stakes and GI Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Stakes
  • Defeated the Top Class Frosted twice in First-Place Finishes in the GII Holy Bull and GII Fountain of Youth Stakes at 3
  • Winner of the GIII $350,000 Razorback H. at 4
  • Finished his Career with Back-to- Back Placings in the Grade 1 Metropolitan Mile and Grade 1 Whitney Handicap
  • An Absolutely Gorgeous Individual with Size, Scope and Class

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11/19/2016
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