Pegasus Parade, part 4
Continued from part 3Malek (1993, Mocito Guapo--Condegnita, by Chairman Walker, $6,000, Blooming Hills, Clements, Calif.). Champion 2-year-old male in his native Chile, Malek won the 1998 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) and three weeks later was beaten only 2 1/2 lengths in a fourth-place finish in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I). The following year, he finished second in the Dubai World Cup. Millionaire Malek stood in Chile during the 2000 Southern Hemisphere season. Classic Cat (1995, Mountain Cat--Sahsie, by Forli, $5,000, Wycombe House Stud, Reddick, Fla.). Millionaire Classic Cat won the Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II), Ohio Derby (gr. II), and San Bernardino Handicap (gr. II), plus the 1 1/8-mile Remington Park Derby in track-record time of 1:48. He also placed in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) and Super Derby (gr. I). Down the Aisle (1993, Runaway Groom--That's My Hon, by L'Enjoleur, $5,000, Spendthrift Farm, Lexington). Age didn't dull millionaire Down the Aisle's speed. As a 7-year-old in 2000, Down the Aisle set a course record of 2:13.63 in winning the 1 3/8-mile United Nations Handicap (gr. IT) and equaled a course record of 2:27.70 in the 1 1/2-mile Kentucky Cup Turf Handicap. Puerto Madero (1994, Gallantsky--Paty Game, by Saratoga Game, $5,000, Walmac International, Lexington). A millionaire grandson of Nijinsky II, Puerto Madero won the Donn Handicap (gr. I) over Behrens and Silver Charm, and captured the Native Diver Handicap (gr. III). He also ran second to Skip Away in both the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) and Massachusetts Handicap (gr. III). He was a group I winner in his native Chile.River Keen (1992, Keen--Immediate Impact, by Caerleon, $5,000, Dutchess Views Farm, Pine Plains, N.Y.). Some of the greatest horses of the last 50 years won the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) and Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) in the same year, and millionaire River Keen is the most recent. River Keen won both races in 1999 and registered a 117 Beyer Speed Figure in both races.Answer Lively (1996, Lively One--Twosies Answer, by Two's a Plenty, $3,500, Hill 'n' Dale Farms, Lexington). Answer Lively pulled off racing's "Juvenile Triple" for the 1998 season. He won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, was named champion 2-year-old male, and was assigned high weight of 126 pounds on the Experimental Free Handicap for males. He earned $938,296.Littlebitlively (1994, Lively One--Littlebitapleasure, by I'ma Hell Raiser, $3,500, Franks Farm, Ocala, Fla.). Littlebitlively played it tough against dual classic winners Real Quiet and Silver Charm. He defeated Real Quiet in winning the 1999 Texas Mile Stakes (gr. III), and just missed Silver Charm by a head in the 1998 Clark Handicap (gr. II).Silic (1995, Sillery--Balletomane, by Sadler's Wells, $3,500, Crestwood Farm, Lexington). A year before War Chant won the Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile Stakes and Breeders' Cup Mile, Silic captured both races. Millionaire Silic also took the 2000 Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile Stakes (gr. IT) and won the race the previous year when it was a grade II event.Joe Who (1993, Jolly Quick--Jour du Soleil, by Big Lark, private, JEH Stallion Station, Pilot Point, Texas). A two-time champion miler in his native Brazil, Joe Who won the Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) and Eddie Read Handicap (gr. IT) in consecutive starts in 1999. He earned $751,043.Kelly Kip (1994, Kipper Kelly--Marianne Theresa, by John's Gold, no decision had been made as to where he will enter stud). It didn't take long for fans to notice Kelly Kip. He started off by setting a track record of :55.75 for five furlongs at Belmont Park against claiming company as a 2-year-old. Kelly Kip went on to win 10 stakes, including three in track-record time, and achieved millionaire status.Four additional stallions will stand for $10,000: Bernstein (1997, Storm Cat--La Affirmed, by Affirmed, Buck Pond Farm, Versailles, Ky.). Bernstein was a group winner at ages two and three in Ireland; Cape Canaveral (1996, Mr. Prospector--Seaside Attraction, by Seattle Slew, Overbrook Farm, Lexington). A full brother to champion Golden Attraction and a half-brother to grade I winner Cape Town, Cape Canaveral won three of four races; Chief Seattle (1997, Seattle Slew--Skatingonthinice, by Icecapade, Spendthrift Farm, Lexington). Chief Seattle ran second in the 1999 Champagne Stakes (gr. I) and Breeders' Cup Juvenile in consecutive starts; and Western Expression (1996, Gone West--Tricky Game, by Majestic Light, Highcliff Farm, Delanson, N.Y.). A half-brother to grade II winner King Cugat, Western Expression ran second in the 2000 Carter Handicap (gr. I).
by David Schmitz
Date Posted: 12/6/2000 9:41:18 AM
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