Ride The Rails - Candy Girl (ARG), by Candy Stripes | 16 1/5


Top Yearling


Top Two-Year-Old

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Raced By:

Sidney H. & Jenny Craig

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Candy Ride (Arg) is a top five lifetime active sire and a sire of six Champions—including 2018 Horse of the Year Gun Runner, who amassed over $15,000,000 in earnings. The sire of juvenile champions as well as older horses, Candy Ride has thrown both precocious and durable runners.
In 2023 Candy Ride added two G1 winners raising his tally to 19. Two-year-old filly Candied captured the G1 Alcibiades at Keeneland and was third in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies. Three-year-old colt Geaux Rocket Ride won the historic G1 Haskell stakes and was second in the G1 Pacific Classic.  Other 2023 graded stakes winners include Heavenly Sunday, Touch’n Ride, Candy Man Rocket, Confidence Game and Hit Show. Making him a top 5 sire by graded stakes winners.
Candy Ride is accomplished in the sales ring as well, with lifetime yearling sales up to $1,000,000 and lifetime two-year-old sales up to $975,000. In 2023 he had yearling sales of $850,000, $800,000, $700,000, $525,000, $500,000, etc. cementing his commercial appeal
He is a proven sire of sires, led by Gun Runner and Twirling Candy. Gun Runner is a top three general sire and is the leading third-crop sire in nearly every category. Twirling Candy is a proven top level sire and ranking in the top 15 general sires. Both have seen commercial success with seven-figure yearling sales. Next in line is young sire Game Winner, who’s first-crop of yearlings to sell reached $600,000, with many six-figure sales.


Candy Ride Stallion

Race Record for Candy Ride
AT 3 In Argentina
WON Joaquin S de Anchorena [G1] at San Isidro (1600 meters in 1:31.01, by 8 lengths, defeating Eclipse West, Iron Halo, Denominado, etc.), San Isidro [G1] at San Isidro (1600 meters in 1:32.16, by 8 lengths, defeating Jamelao, Eclipse West, Southern Soul, etc.), a maiden race at Hipodromo Argentino De Palermo (1200 meters in 1:09.31, ETW, by 12 lengths, defeating Freak Power, Crest Boy, Reno West, etc.).
AT 4 In North America
WON Pacific Classic S. [G1] at Del Mar (1 1/4 mi. in 1:59.11, NTR, by 3 1/4 lengths, defeating Medaglia d’Oro, Fleetstreet Dancer, Milwaukee Brew), American H. [G2] at Hollywood Park (1 1/8 mi., turf, in 1:46 1/5, TW, defeating Special Ring, Irish Warrior, Sunday Break, etc.), an allowance race at Hollywood Park (1 1/16 mi. in 1:41.28, by 3 lengths, defeating Primerica, Bonus Pay Day, Daunting, etc.).