A Leading Son of A.P. Indy. Sire of 53 stakes winners, including Weep No More (G1), Effinex (G1), Bitumen (G3), Suddenbreakingnews (G3), and J Boys Echo (G3). 2018 yearling sales to $320,000.
WON a maiden weight for age race at Newmarket (1 mi., turf, defeating Hero’s Journey (GB), Izdiham (IRE), Shakran (GB), etc.).
3rd Prix Daphnis [G3] (1800 meters).
WON an allowance race at Churchill Downs (1 mi., defeating Revised Note, Roar of the Tiger, Crimson Hero, etc.), an allowance race at Fair Grounds (1 mi. and 40 yds., by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating Halo’s Tiger, Majestic Thief, On Your Mark, etc.).
Horse of the Year
WON Jockey Club Gold Cup [G1] at Belmont Park (1 1/4 mi., by 4 1/4 lengths, defeating Quest, Evening Attire, State Shinto, etc.), Woodward S. [G1] at Belmont Park (1 1/8 mi., equal top weight, by 4 1/4 lengths, defeating Hold That Tiger, Puzzlement, Northern Rock, etc.), Pimlico Special H. [G1] at Pimlico (1 3/16 mi., top-weighted, by 3 3/4 lengths, defeating Western Pride, Judge’s Case, Colonial Colony, etc.), Suburban H. [G1] at Belmont Park (1 1/4 mi., equal top weight, by 2 1/4 lengths, defeating Volponi, Dollar Bill, Puzzlement, etc.), New Orleans H. [G2] at Fair Grounds (1 1/8 mi., by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating Olmodavor, Strive, Booklet, etc.), Ben Ali S. [G3] at Keeneland (1 1/8 mi., top-weighted, by 9 lengths, defeating American Style, Metatron, X Country), Diplomat Way H. at Fair Grounds (1 1/16 mi., defeating Learned, Discreet Hero, Fighting Indians, etc.), 2nd Stephen Foster H. [G1] at Churchill Downs (1 1/8 mi., top-weighted, to Perfect Drift, by a head, defeating Aldebaran, Crafty Shaw, etc.), Whirlaway H. [G3] at Fair Grounds (1 1/16 mi., to Balto Star, defeating Bonapaw, Easyfromthegitgo, etc.).