HALF-BROTHER TO THE DAM OF LEADING 2YO SIRE GUN RUNNNER and HALF-BROTHER TO HORSE OF THE YEAR SAINT LIAM
9% stakes winners from starters
First crop led by FUNTASTIC AGAIN, winner of the 2023 Leonatus S. and placed in the Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3); FIRST PEACE, winner of the 2023 John Shear S. and placed in the 2022 Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3); Funtastic Vow, 4 1/4-length MdSpWt winner at Horsehoe Indianapolis; Libertango, MdSpWt winner at Turfway; Funtastic Again, 6 1/2-length MdSpWt winner at Saratoga and a 5 1/2-length allowance winner at Turfway; Psychedelic, 2 1/4-length winner at Gulfstream; Funtastica, winner at Gulfstream; etc.
First-crop yearlings in 2021 sold up to $150,000
First-crop weanlings sold up to 12x stud fee
Covered a larger book his second year at stud
Winner of the United Nations Handicap (G1), defeating G1 winners Bigger Picture and Silverwave (FR), MGSW Oscar Nominated, and GSW Money Multiplier
Won the United Nations H. in a faster time than English Channel, Main Sequence (GB), World Approval, Teaks North, With Anticipation, etc.
Retired to stud with $410,711 in career earnings
On the board in 7 of 11 starts
By dominant sire MORE THAN READY, the #1 North American Sire of BTWs in history
Out of Graded stakes-placed mare QUIET DANCE—dam of SAINT LIAM (Horse of the Year, Champion Older Horse, Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, and sire of Horse of the Year and Champion Older Mare, HAVRE DE GRACE, in his only crop at stud) and QUIET GIANT (Graded stakes winner by Giant’s Causeway and dam of Horse of the Year and Champion Older Horse GUN RUNNER)
GRADE 1 winner by Champion sire MORE THAN READY
Out of a half-sister to HOTY SAINT LIAM and the dam of GUN RUNNER
Graded Stakes Wins:
$315,000 United Nations S. (G1)
|SOUTHERN HALO (USA)|
|NORTHERN SEA (USA)|
|MORE THAN READY (USA)|
|WOODMANS GIRL (USA)|
|BECKY BE GOOD (USA)|
|QUIET AMERICAN (USA)|
|QUIET DANCE (USA)|
|MISTY DANCER (USA)|
|FLIGHT DANCER (USA)|
|Age||Starts||1st (SW)||2nd (sp)||3rd (sp)||Earnings|
A maiden special weight race at Saratoga (8.5f, turf, by 1 3/4 lengths, defeating Oiseau de Guerre, Peace Speaker, Now in a Drive, Unforeseeable, Makeamericagreat, Risky Town, Mohican).
An allowance race at Belmont (8.5f, turf, by a neck, defeating Bird’s Eye View, Via Egnatia, Lunaire, Hot and Heavy, Cruz Diez, Soglio, Hello Holiday).,/
Gio Ponti S. at Aqueduct (8.f, turf, to Small Bear, by a neck, defeating Secretary At War, Hieroglyphics, Lunaire, Dalarna, Bootlegger, Fuel the Bern, Harlan’s Harmony, It’s Your Nickel).
United Nations S. at Monmouth Park (G1, 11f, turf, by 1/2 length, defeating Money Multiplier, Bigger Picture, Vettori Kin (BRZ), Silverwave (FR), Oscar Nominated, Profiteer, Kurilov (CHI), One Go All Go).
An allowance race at Belmont (12f, turf, by 1 1/4 lengths, defeating Markitoff, Decisive Triumph, Classic Covey, Governor Malibu).
An allowance race at Aqueduct (8.5f, turf, to Ticonderoga, by 1 length, defeating Cerise’s Prince, Voodoo Song, Monster Bea, War Bond).
An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8f, turf, to Nileator, Secretary At War, by 2 lengths, defeating McCormick, Ault, Benefactor, Always a Suspect).
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