Girvin

TALE OF EKATI - CATCH THE MOON
2014 - Dark Bay - 16.1 Hands
2023 Fee: $25,000 S&N
Grade 1 Winner and now a Leading First Crop Sire of 4 Stakes Winners
  • A leading First-Crop sire of 2022. First crop winners include TDN Rising Star GSW DAMON’S MOUND, who followed up his dazzling 12 ½ MSW debut win at Churchill Downs with a dominant victory in the Grade 2 Saratoga Special and DEVIOUS DAME, runaway winner of the $150,000 Astoria Stakes at Belmont Park.
  • 2yo filly DORTH VADER won her second straight stakes race in the Sandpiper Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs on December 3rd, doing it in a stakes record time. Last out she was the game winner of the Juvenile Fillies Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Trained by Michael Yates for owner and breeder John Ropes.
  • 2yo colt SWIRVIN broke his maiden at first asking at Gulfstream Park on December 3rd. Trained by Saffie A. Joseph, Jr. for owner Bassett Stables, bred by Airdrie Stud.
  • 2yo filly FAIZA breaks her maiden with ease at Del Mar on November 12th to be named Girvin's second TDN Rising Star. Owned by Michael Lund Petersen, trained by Bob Baffert and bred by Aidrie Stud. 
  • 2yo filly ATOMICALLY dominated the My Dear Girl Stakes by 7 lengths at Gulfstream Park on October 1st. Trained by Jose Pinchin for owners Jose Pinchin and Michael Bernard. Bred by Tracy Pinchin & Michael Bernard.  
  • First 2-year-olds at auctions sold for $725,000, $3000,000, $275,000, $240,000, $235,000, $200,000, etc. 40 2-year-olds sold from 43 offered for an average of $91,925.
  • Extremely game winner of the $1 million Haskell Inv. (G1) in a career-defining performance
  • Captured both the Risen Star S. (G2) and the Louisiana Derby (G2) in his first two Graded Stakes starts
  • A debut MSW winner at two
  • Won or placed in five of seven graded stakes starts, earning $1,624,392.
  • Won at distances of six to nine furlongs
  • Out of the Blue Hen mare, Catch the Moon, also the dam of Graded Stakes Winners Midnight Bourbon, Cocked and Loaded and Pirate’s Punch
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Race Record

Race Record:

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
4 1 0 1 0 $38,000
3 8 3 2 0 $1,561,792
2 1 1 0 0 $24,600
Totals 10 4 3 0 $1,624,392

Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • A maiden special weight at Fair Grounds (6f in 1:10.32 in career debut, defeating Excitations, Hold Me Black, Off Road, etc.)

Won at 3

  • Haskell Invitational S. (G1, 9f in 1:48.35, defeating multiple GSWs McCraken, Practical Joke, Irish War Cry, Timeline, Battle of Midway, etc.)
  • Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds (G2, 9f in 1:49.77, defeating Patch, Local Hero, Hollywood Handsome, etc.)
  • Risen Star S. at Fair Grounds (G2, 8.5f in 1:43.08, defeating Untrapped, Local Hero, Guest Suite, Mo Town, etc.)

2nd at 3

  • Ohio Derby (G3, 9f by a nose to Irap, defeating Untrapped, Sorry Erik, etc.)
  • Keith Gee Memorial S. (8f on turf to Cowboy Culture, defeating Hot Dad, Zinger, Art Imitates Life, etc.)

2nd at 4

  • Steve Sexton Mile (G3, 8f to Bee Jersey, defeating Shotgun Kowboy, Futile, South Beach, etc.

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Girvin

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Pedigree: 5-Cross

TALE OF EKATI (USA)
b. 2005
TALE OF THE CAT (USA)
b. 1994
STORM CAT (USA)
dkb/br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
TERLINGUA (USA)
YARN (USA)*
dkb/br. 1987
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
NARRATE (USA)
SILENCE BEAUTY (JPN)
dkb/br. 1997
SUNDAY SILENCE (USA)
dkb/br. 1986
HALO (USA)
WISHING WELL (USA)
MAPLEJINSKY (USA)
b. 1985
NIJINSKY (CAN)
GOLD BEAUTY (USA)
CATCH THE MOON (USA)
dkb/br. 2009
MALIBU MOON (USA)
b. 1997
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989 [IC]
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA)
MACOUMBA (USA)
b. 1992
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
MAXIMOVA (FR)
CATCH MY FANCY (USA)
b. 2003
YES ITS TRUE (USA)
b. 1996
IS IT TRUE (USA)
CLEVER MONIQUE (USA)
WALK AWAY RENE (USA)
ch. 1993
GOLD ALERT (USA)
MONIQUE RENE (USA)

Top Performers

DAMON'S MOUND 20, c (Stroll, The Prime Minister) $147,810, 2 wins, MSW by 12 1/2 lengths at Churchill Downs, Saratoga Special [G2] *TDN Rising Star*

ATOMICALLY 20, f (Uncaptured, Crafty Prospector) $288,000, 2 wins, MSW by 7 lengths, My Dear Girl Stakes by 6 3/4

DORTH VADER 20, f (Yonaguska, Thunder Gulch) $206,228, 3 wins, Sandpiper S., Juvenile Fillies Sprint S., 3rd My Dear Girl S.

DEVIOUS DAME 20, f (Quality Road, Boundary) $120,560, 2 wins, MSW by 5 1/2 lengths at Churchill Downs, Astoria Stakes by 5+ at Belmont Park

Apocalypso 20, c (Toccet, Valid Appeal) $76,500, 1 win, MSW, 3rd FTBOA Florida Sire Affirmed Stakes 

Miss Georgie, 20, f (Vicar, Conquistador Cielo) $63,800, 1 win, 2nd Smart Halo Stakes

Blessed Touch 20, f (Street Boss, Touch Gold) $58,200, 1 win MSW at Santa Anita by 8+, 2nd Desi Arnaz S. 

U Glow Girl, 20, f (More Than Ready, Sir Cat) $78,710, wins

Mister Iceman 20, c (K One King, Cape Canaveral) $64,000, 1 win, MSW at Del Mar

Giroovin 20, c (Simon Pure, Marquetry) $61,461, 1 win, MSW at Churchill Downs

Commandant, 20, c (Trippi, World Appeal) $60,000, 1 win

Rol Again Dancer, 20, g (Medaglia d'Oro, Noble Saint) $59,560, 1 win

Fancee Grace C, 20, f (D'wildcat, Unbridled Jet)$47,420 1 win

Closethegame Sugar 20, g (Magna Graduate, Speightstown) $45,650, 1 win, MSW at Sararoga

Faiza 20, f (Smart Strike, Pomeroy) $42,000, 1 win, MSW at Del Mar *TDN Rising Star*

Swirvin 20, c (Brother Derek, Carson City) $36,000, 1 win, MSW at Gulfstream Park

Dreaming in Style, 20, f (Into Mischief, Out of Place) $31,000, 1 win


 

 
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Sales Statistics

SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL WEANLINGS by Girvin:
Year Sold Gross Average
2021  2 $5,700 $2,850
2020  6 $186,000 $31,000
SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL YEARLINGS by Girvin:
Year Sold Gross Average
2021 42 $1,316,500 $31,345
SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL TWO YEAR OLDS by Girvin:
Year Sold Gross Average
2022 40 $3,677,000 $91,925
SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL IN FOAL BROODMARES covered by Girvin:
Year Sold Gross Average
2021  24 $404,900 $16,871
2020  9 $30,500 $5,083


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