Flatter - Party Silks
- DK B
- 16.2 Hands
2020 Fee: $10,000 S&N
5% discount on all stud fees paid by Nov 1
Upstart 2yos average over $260,000 (6/8 sold) at OBSMAR, including a $600,000 colt!
- $600,000 colt out of Blue Beryl sold to Mike Ryan (Woodford Thoroughbreds)
- $280,000 colt out of Ridingwiththedevil sold to Mike Ryan (deMeric Sales)
- $200,000 colt out of Out Of Goodbyes sold to Narvick International (Brick City Thoroughbreds)
- $190,000 colt out of Bear It sold to Larry Hirsch, Clark Shepherd, Agent (Parrish Farms)
- $170,000 colt out of Gentleman's Joy sold to Team Casse (Pick View LLC)
- $125,000 colt out of Ukraine sold to Whitehorse Stables (Craig L. Wheeler)
- "...every one of them moved well. They're good, easy movers. They have a low-to-the-ground action. Then, when I went back to the barn and looked at them, I was impressed with them physically. I'm sure there will be a great demand for people wanting to breed to the horse now on that $10,000 stud fee. He's not an expensive horse, but he's sure breeding quality." - Mike Ryan
- "Our Upstart-Plum 2yo filly is one of the most fluid-moving, naturally-talented fillies we've seen in a long time" - Cary Frommer
- "Upstart's 2yos are the most consistently athletic (first-crop progeny) I have seen train this season, with physicals to match. I just bought a share!" - Nick Sallusto
- "I love my three Upstart 2yos. One of them might be the nicest horse I have. He acts like he’s a freak of nature.” - JR Boyd, Brick City Thoroughbreds
- “We have an Upstart 2yo colt out of Blue Beryl in the OBS March Sale. He is a big, leggy, two-turn type of horse with a quick turn of foot. I expect big things from him.” - John Gleason, Woodford Thoroughbreds
- "I have a yearling and a 2yo by Upstart and I like them both. We are looking forward to taking the 2yo to March. He's doing everything right." - Craig Wheeler
- "Our Upstart 2yo colt out of Ridingwiththedevil is a strong, mature physical and is training forwardly." - Tristan deMeric
- First Crop Yearling Average of $64,647 (almost 6.5x Stud Fee)
- "Our Upstart yearlings SOLD OFF THE CHARTS at Keeneland September, but the best part was seeing how thrilled their new owners were to have gotten them." - Suzi Shoemaker of Lantern Hill Farm, who sold yearlings from Upstart's first crop for up to $220,000
- $510,000 yearling at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale...one of Upstart's 15 Six-Figure First-Crop Yearlings
- First September Yearlings sold for $220,000, $180,000, $150,000, $140,000, $120,000, $115,000, etc.
- First Yearlings at Fasig-Tipton July sold for $140,000, $125,000, $120,000, $100,000, etc.
- $120,000 filly at Fasig-Tipton Timonium Yearling Sale - the second highest-priced filly in the entire sale
- Congratulations to consignor Gainesway Farm and best of luck to Team Casse on their purchase of the $510,000 Upstart colt at Saratoga. The colt out of Joyous Music was bred by St. Simon Place
- Upstart yearling buyers include Todd Pletcher/Let's Go Stables, Justin Casse, Nick deMeric, Woodford Thoroughbreds, Liz Crow, Barry Butzow, Ian Wilkes, Barry Berkelhammer, PTK, Ciaran Dunne, Cary Frommer, Linda Rice, etc.
- America's #1 Weanling Sales Sire by Median, and #2 by Average, of all Freshman Sires with stud fee up to $20,000! (5+ sold)
- First Weanlings averaged $64,733 and had median of $60,000 (6x Stud Fee)
- "The Upstart foal I bought was THE BEST LOOKING WEANLING I SAW during the entire November sale", Brian Graves
- Multiple Graded Stakes Winner of over $1.7 Million
- Stakes Winner and dual Grade 1 Placed each year from 2 to 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, earning a sparkling 102 Beyer Speed Figure
- 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
- Trained by the late, great Rick Violette
to view the complete race record for Upstart in Daily Racing Form Past Performance format.
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