Preservationist

Arch - Flying Dixie
2013 - Bay - 16.2 Hands
2024 Fee: $5.000 S&N
The two best training horses I’ve ever had were PRESERVATIONIST and QUALITY ROAD" – Trainer, Jimmy Jerkens
  • 3YO colt, ANTIQUARIAN becomes the first graded stakes winner for Preservationist, winning the G3 Peter Pan Stakes on 5/11/24. He was a $250,000 Keeneland September yearling, bred, raised, and sold by Airdrie Stud. The colt was purchased by Centennial Farms who also campaigned Preservationist. Trainer Todd Pletcher has indicated Antiquarian’s next start will be in the G1 Belmont Stakes.
  • In a Jam earned his first black-type when finishing second in the English Channel Stakes at GP on 5/4/24. Bred, raised and offered by Airdrie Stud.
  • Breaking last and rallying from that position, Save the Trees ran by the entire field to win a visually impressive MSW at Keeneland on 4/19/24.
  • 3yo In A Jam rallies late to take his second victory in a row at Gulstream Park. Trained by Mark Casse for owner Gary Barber. This promising colt was bred, raised, and offered by Airdrie Stud.
  • 3yo filly, BAND OF GOLD draws away late in the Martha Washington Stakes at Oaklawn Park on 2/3/24, becoming the first stakes winner for sire, Preservationist. Trained by Kenny McPeek, for owner Dixiana Farm. Band of Gold was bred, raised, and offered by Brereton C. Jones’ Airdrie Stud
  • 2yo filly Artistic Laney becomes the first winner for Preservationist! Breaking her maiden by 3 3/4 lengths first time out. Trained by Aaron West for owner Paul King. Bred by Larmon Cowles and T/C Stable.
  • First yearlings sold for $280,000, $260,000, $250,000, $170,000, etc.
  • A GRADE 1-WINNING MILLIONAIRE BY THE INFLUENTIAL STALLION, ARCH
  • First-Crop Weanlings offered at Keeneland November sold for $85,000, $70,000, $70,000 and $50,000 to top class judges Peter O’Callaghan, Marrette Farrell, Dixiana Farm and Headley Bell
  • Winner of the 2019 G1 Woodward S. at Saratoga over Yoshida, Tom’s d’Etat, etc.
  • Winner of the 2019 G2 Suburban H. in 1:59-4 over Catholic Boy, Pavel, etc.
  • Broke his maiden going 6 furlongs in 1:09-1 earning a sparkling 3 ½ Ragozin number
  • Winner from 6 f to 10 f, with an average winning distance of 8.25 f
  • A $485,000 Keeneland September Yearling purchase by Centennial Farms, he was the highest-priced Arch yearling in his crop
  • Bred in the purple, Preservationist traces in tail-female line to taproot mares from the King Ranch breeding empire – Courtly Dee and Too Chic – on the top and bottom of his pedigree, respectively
  • His 4th dams include those two blue hen mares, as well as none other than Pas De Nom, Bramalea, Natalma and Weekend Surprise
  • Preservationist is one of 12 G1 winners by Arch and one of 18 Graded Winners under his own first three dams
  • A Grade 1 winner from the important Hail To Reason sireline, Preservationist is free of Storm Cat and In Reality, and has no son of Mr. Prospector in his pedigree
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Race Record

Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
6 7 4 0 1 $$985,350
5 2 2 0 0 $$76,200
4 1 0 0 1 $$6,000
3 1 0 1 0 $$17,000
Total 11 6 1 2 $$1,084,550

Won at 5
Allowance at Aqueduct ($67,000, 8f by 4)
MSW at Aqueduct ($60,000, 6f)

Won at 6
Woodward Stakes at Saratoga (G1, $750,000, 9f)
Suburban Stakes at Belmont (G2, $700,000, 10f by 4 /12)
Allowance at Belmont ($87,000, 8.5f)
Allowance at Aqueduct ($76,500, 8f)

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Entries & Results

Pedigree: 5-Cross

ARCH (USA)
dkb/br. 1995
KRIS S (USA)
blk/br. 1977
ROBERTO (USA)
b. 1969 [C]
HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
BRAMALEA (USA) b. 1959 *
SHARP QUEEN (USA)
b. 1965
PRINCEQUILLO (IRE) b. 1940 [IS]
BRIDGEWORK (USA) br. 1955
AURORA (USA)
b. 1988
DANZIG (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
PAS DE NOM (USA) br. 1968
ALTHEA (USA)
ch. 1981
ALYDAR (USA) ch. 1975 [C]
COURTLY DEE (USA) dkb/br. 1968 *
FLYING DIXIE (USA)
b. 2005
DIXIELAND BAND (USA)
b. 1980
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
MISSISSIPPI MUD (USA)
b. 1973
DELTA JUDGE (USA) blk/br. 1960
SAND BUGGY (USA) dkb/br. 1963
FLYING PASSAGE (USA)
b. 2000
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989 [IC]
SEATTLE SLEW (USA) br. 1974 [BC]
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA) b. 1980 *
CHIC SHIRINE (USA)
b. 1984
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC]
TOO CHIC (USA) b. 1979

Top Performers

ANTIQUARIAN 21, c (Istan, Harlan’s Holiday) $173,000, 2 Wins, 1st Peter Pan S. [G3]

BAND OF GOLD 21, f (Cairo Prince, Mineshaft) $223,730, 2 Wins, 1st Martha Washington S.

In a Jam 21, c (Yankee Gentleman, El Prado (IRE)) $158,391, 2 Wins, 2nd English Channel S.

Self Sufficient 21, c (Union Rags, Good And Tough) $31,722, 1 Win, 3rd Aventura S.

Amirati 21, f (Creative Cause, El Prado (IRE)) $94,580, 4 Wins

Fainor’s Filets 21, f (Speightstown, Harlan’s Holiday) $80,370, 3 Wins

Real Sensation 21, c (Ghostzapper, Phone Trick) $79,250, 4 Wins

Holiday Presence 21, f (Harlan’s Holiday, Jules) $44,450, 1 Win

Save The Trees 21, c (Forestry, Broken Vow) $40,687, 1 Win

Caper’s Hooley 21, c (Majesticperfection, Irish Tower) $34,200, 1 Win

Save The Bees 21, f (Distorted Humor, Stormin Fever) $31,828, 2 Wins

Save the King 21, c (Forestry, Yes It’s True) $28,878, 1 Win

Artistic Laney 21, f (Heart of the Storm, Old Trieste) $24,703, 1 Win

Happy Hour 21, f (Wildcat Heir, Private Account) $16,422, 1 Win

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Sales Statistics

SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL WEANLINGS by Preservationist:
Year Sold Gross Average
2023 4 $15,400 $3,850
2022 2 $30,500 $15,250
2021 11 $427,000 $38,818

 

SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL KEENELAND SEPTEMBER YEARLINGS by Preservationist:
Year Sold Gross Average
2023 7 $114,000 $16,286
2022 28 $1,585,500 $56,625

 

SALES SUMMARY FOR ALL TWO-YEAR-OLDS by Preservationist:
Year Sold Gross Average
2023 25 $832,815 $33,313
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