A.P. Indy - Prospectors Delite, by Mr. Prospector | 16.1 1/2

Grade 1 Winners


2022 G3W

Senor Buscador

Bred By:

W. S. Farish, James Elkins & W. T. Webber, Jr.

Raced By:

A Partnership

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Horse of the Year Mineshaft is the sire of two Champions, seven Grade 1 winners and 23 graded stakes winners. His winners include Weep No More (G1), Effinex (G1), Bitumen (G3), Suddenbreakingnews (G3),  J Boys Echo (G3). His 2023 winners include multiple G2 winner Hoist the Gold and G2 winner and G1 Pegasus placed Senor Buscador.

Mineshaft has seen lifetime two-year-old sales of up to $1,750,000 and boasts three seven-digit yearlings. 

Mineshaft is a leading son of the legendary A.P. Indy out of the multiple Grade 1-winning mare Prospectors Delite. He is a full sibling to G1 winner Tomisue’s Delight and hails from an exceptionally deep female family which includes G1 winners Mr. Sidney, Flagbird, Little Belle, and Runup The Colors.

Mineshaft is out of a mare by Mr. Prospector, but has sired 11 stakes winners out of Mr. Prospector line mares and multiple stakes winners from the Damascus line. A.P. Indy has also done extremely well over mares descending from Northern Dancer.

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Race Record for Mineshaft
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
Champion Older Horse 

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.).