Cryptograph, a Sovereign Award finalist last year, has been retired from racing. The 5-year-old son of Cryptoclearance
won or placed in 13 of 20 races and earned $531,705 as a homebred for Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stable.
Cryptograph won last year's Woodbine Slots Cup (Can-III) and Durham Cup (Can-III) Handicaps the year he was a finalist in the older male division and captured the 2004 Round Table and Grand Prairie Turf Challenge Stakes in the U.S. He also placed in four U.S. stakes, three of which were graded. In what was his final start, he finished third to Funny Cide in the July 1 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III).
Cryptograph's dam, Hopes and Fears (by Mt. Livermore), is a full sister to Canadian Horse of the Year Peaks and Valleys
. Successful Pin Oak stallion Broken Vow
appears in the female family.