Overview

  • Violence - Melody Lady (2010), by Unbridled's Song
  • Fee: $17,500 S&N
  • Height: 16.2
  • Entered Stud: 2021
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Brilliantly fast six furlongs in 1:07.57 in the Aristides S. running the final eighth mile in :11 and change.

Clocked fastest final quarter in history of the Vanderbilt H. (G1) in :22.94 where he defeated a field comprised entirely of Grade 1 winners

Posted the fastest Beyer Speed Figure this year of 112 (*as of 10/29/20)

Undefeated at age 3, with an average winning margin of over 5 1/2 lengths

$850,000 Keeneland September Yearling purchase

Retires with a near perfect race record of 6-5-1-0 and career earnings of $341,040.

Out of stakes-winning Unbridled’s Song mare Melody Lady, a daughter of multiple Grade 1 winner, Lady Tak

Volatile

He is as fast as any horse I’ve ever trained. You will not find a better looking individual than Volatile, nor one with as much speed and raw talent.

– trainer Steve Asmussen

Pedigree

By leading third-crop sire Violence

Out of stakes-winning Unbridled’s Song mare Melody Lady, a daughter of multiple G1 winner, Lady Tak

Graded Stakes Wins:

$250,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1)
Arisitidies Stakes
Vanderbuilt (G1)

EL PRADO (IRE)
MEDAGLIA D’ORO (USA)
CAPPUCINO BAY (USA)
VIOLENCE (USA)
GONE WEST (USA)
VIOLENT BEAUTY (USA)
STORMING BEAUTY (USA)
Volatile
UNBRIDLED (USA)
UNBRIDLEDS SONG (USA)
TROLLEY SONG (USA)
MELODY LADY (USA)
MUTAKDDIM (USA)
LADY TAK (USA)
STAR OF MY EYE (USA)
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Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 3 2 1 0 $104,960
4 3 3 (2) 0 0 $236,080
Career 6 5 (2) 1 0 $341,040

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Won at 3:

  • An allowance race at Churchill Downs (6f, D, by 3 lengths, defeating Easy Shot, Haydens Havoc, Royal Daaher, Coltonator, House Limit, Riverboat Gambler).
  • A maiden special weight at Ellis Park (6f, D, career debut, by 3/4 lengths, defeating Encinitas, Mr Dumas, Winnipesaukee, Nola Win, Greenspan, Keepin It Classy, Final Call, Ice Sphere).

2nd at 3:

  • An allowance race at Churchill Downs (6f, D, to Bourbon Calling, defeating Breaking News, Hidden Ruler, Grade One, Straight Shot, Bebop Shoes, Holly Blame, Uber Kirk, Proliferate, Debating, Bump Bailey).

Won at 4:

  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1) at Saratoga (6f, D, by 1 1/4 lengths, defeating Whitmore, Mind Control, Firenze Fire).
  • Aristides S. at Churchill Downs (6f, D, by 8 lengths, defeating Honest Mischief, Manny Wah, Seven Nation Army, Heartwood, Bobby’s Wicked One).
  • An allowance race at Oaklawn Park (6f, D, by 7 1/2 lengths, defeating Strike That, D’ Rapper, Strolling, Imma Bling, Oliver, Battle Station, Tut’s Revenge, Pete’s Play Call, Hot Shot Kid, Midnight Sweep).

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