Naughty New Yorker, a New York-bred Horse of the Year and champion older male, will enter stud at Chris Blake’s Ascot Stud near Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada, where he will stand for $1,500 (Canadian funds).The 9-year-old son of Quiet American was retired from racing in August.
Campaigned by Peter G. Schiff’s Fox Ridge Farm, Naughty New Yorker was voted 2007 Horse of the Year and top older male after winning the Alex M. Robb Handicap, the General Douglas MacArthur Handicap, and the Saratoga Sunrise Stakes. Against graded company in New York that year he placed in the Hill ‘n’ Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I), the Excelsior Breeders’ Cup Handicap (gr. II), and the Aqueduct Handicap (gr. III).
Naughty New Yorker was a graded winner in New York in 2006, capturing the Red Smith Handicap (gr. III).
During his career, Naughty New York won or placed in 32 of 67 starts and earned $1,089,884. He finished in the top three in 29 stakes.
“He was a sound, hard-knocking horse,” Blake said. “He broke his maiden by 10 1/4 lengths while racing Lasix free in New York at 2.”
Dr. William B. Wilmot and Dr. Joan M. Taylor are the breeders of Naughty New Yorker, who is out of multiple stakes producer Naughty Natisha (by Known Fact).