First Samurai

Giant's Causeway - Freddie Frisson, by Dixieland Band

2003, ch, entered stud 2007

2014: 10 SWs, 3 GSWs, 18 SHs, incl.
LEA - Won Donn H.-G1 in
NTR and Ran a 114 Beyer

2015 FEE: $15,000 Stands & Nurses

Standing at Claiborne Farm, Paris, KY

Tools and Resources

Current Top Performers Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed for each sire. Runners represent the stallion’s top performers for the year and are displayed according to a hierarchy that gives first preference to the date, graded stakes, stakes, and then non-stakes races. These are sorted by best performance. Older results will remain listed if no new performances occur to replace them. At the beginning of a new year, this section will display the top performers for the previous year through March 31 but a preference is given to current year runners. Each horse listed is linked to additional information including pedigree, sale history, race chart (with video and recap when available). Race data include distance in furlongs; final time of race; and track code. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services.
Horse Age/Sex/Best Win Broodmare Sire Race (Stakes Grade if Applicable; Date; Purse; Distance; Time; Track)
LEA 5 yo, h, G1W Galileo (IRE)
Donn H. (gr. I, 2/9/2014, $500,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:46.86, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
Hal's Hope S. (gr. III, 1/11/2014, $100,000, 1 mile, 1:35.30, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
CARVE 4 yo, g, G3W A.P. Indy
Prairie Meadows Cornhusker H. (gr. III, 6/28/2014, $300,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:50.56, Prairie Meadows ) Replay
West Virginia Governor's S. ( 8/2/2014, $200,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:44.44, Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort ) Replay
SIZE 3 yo, f, G3W Pulpit
Iowa Oaks (gr. III, 6/28/2014, $200,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:43.64, Prairie Meadows ) Replay
2nd Jersey Girl S. ( 5/26/2014, $100,000, 6 furlongs, 1:09.21, Belmont Park ) Replay
LAST GUNFIGHTER 5 yo, h, G2W Sir Cat
Mountainview H. ( 5/31/2014, $200,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:50.55, Penn National ) Replay
GET HAPPY MISTER 4 yo, g, SW Elusive Quality
Arapahoe Park Classic S. ( 8/16/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:51.22, Arapahoe Park ) Replay
Front Range S. ( 6/29/2014, $40,000, 7 furlongs, 1:22.33, Arapahoe Park ) Replay
STACKED DECK 3 yo, g, SW Smart Strike
Charlie Barley S. ( 7/5/2014, $93,870, 1 mile, 1:33.45, Woodbine-CAN ) Replay
ALW ( 10/5/2014, $66,245, 6 furlongs, 1:08.86, Woodbine-CAN ) Replay
NORTHERN PASSION 5 yo, m, G3W Golden Gear
Sweet Briar Too S. ( 7/1/2014, $93,720, 7 furlongs, 1:22.42, Woodbine-CAN ) Replay
3rd Ontario Matron S. (gr. III, 7/26/2014, $138,690, 1 1/16 miles, 1:42.70, Woodbine-CAN ) Replay
APROPOS 5 yo, m, SW A.P. Indy
American Beauty S. ( 1/25/2014, $100,000, 6 furlongs, 1:11.43, Oaklawn Park ) Replay
3rd Madison S. (gr. I, 4/12/2014, $300,000, 7 furlongs, 1:22.86, Keeneland ) Replay
ENDLESS CHATTER 4 yo, f, SW A.P. Indy
Summer Colony S. ( 8/18/2014, $100,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:51.40, Saratoga ) Replay
3rd Beldame S. (gr. I, 9/27/2014, $400,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:47.55, Belmont Park ) Replay
APPLY 6 yo, g, SW Horse Chestnut (SAF)
Governor's H. ( 8/16/2014, $6,325, White Pine Racing )
3rd Au Revoir S. ( 8/10/2014, $915, Wyoming Downs )

Leading Runners Worldwide

What's This?
Up to 10 runners are listed in each category: Lifetime Earnings, Current Year Earnings, and Class Performance Index (CPI). Lifetime Earnings and Current Year Earnings include Northern Hemisphere winnings. CPI is the average earnings per start for an individual runner divided by the average earnings per start for all horses of the same crop and gender that raced in the same country for a given year.

By Lifetime Earnings

Name Earnings
Justin Phillip $1,293,437
Last Gunfighter $1,210,205
Executiveprivilege $999,000
Carve $712,415
Lea $709,618
Northern Passion $660,425
Swift Warrior $651,953
Baffle Me $462,156
Baldamente $328,426
Get Happy Mister $324,928

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Carve $460,884
Lea $360,000
Size $209,028
Last Gunfighter $184,800
Endless Chatter $176,432
Get Happy Mister $151,565
Apropos $127,697
Sokitumi Samurai $116,140
Northern Passion $114,670
Onna Bugeisha $107,260

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Last Gunfighter 19.30
Lea 18.68
Carve 10.85
Northern Passion 8.20
Apropos 7.61
Swift Warrior 7.61
Size 7.50
Get Happy Mister 6.26
Baffle Me 5.53
Endless Chatter 5.47

Recent North American Winners and Stakes Performers

What's This?
All winning or stakes-placed progeny are listed for North American performances within the previous seven days. Winners are updated on the list only when the information on new winners is available. Juvenile runners are included in a separate list. For each runner is listed his or her name, age and sex, and broodmare sire. Race data include the race name (when applicable), track, official finish position, distance, and race date. If video of the race is available, a camera icon and “Replay” are linked to a video player. Equibase charts for all races are also linked.

2-Year-Olds

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Giantstepsbdancing (2 yo/g) West Acre Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity, Hawthorne (2nd, 1 1/16 Miles, 12/13) Replay Equibase Chart

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Nobadeer (3 yo/c) Unbridled's Song MSW, Turfway Park (1st , 6 1/2 Furlongs, 12/14) Replay Equibase Chart
BAFFLE ME (5 yo/m) Awesome Again South Beach S., Gulfstream Park (2nd , 7 1/2 Furlongs (turf), 12/13) Replay Equibase Chart

First Samurai's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

What's This?
Stallions whose progeny performance statistics make them the top 100 sires nationally or among the top 25 leadings sires in a given state are listed with runners, winners, stakes winners, stakes wins, graded stakes winners, grade I stakes winners, chief earner, and aggregate earnings identified for the current year. The same data for the previous year is also presented if the sire met the ranking thresholds. All data except stakes and graded stakes represents Northern Hemisphere data; stakes information is worldwide.
  Rankings Rnrs Wnrs SWs SWins GSWs G1SWs Chief Earner Earnings
2014 142 72 10 15 3 1 Carve ($460,884) $4,303,675
2013 157 80 9 19 4 2 Last Gunfighter ($865,000) $5,655,670

Auction Results (N. Hemisphere only)

What's This?
Summary sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all significant sales in the Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially. Below the summary results are links to worldwide hip-by-hip results for the major sales during the current year and two previous years. An online database with access to more detailed searches is available at www.bloodhorse.com/auctions-tool/. Recent Results Displays hip-by-hip sales results for the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares from the past two months; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed.
2014 2013
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 9 6 11 5 12 4 17 15
Total Average $40,944 $36,500 $42,273 $107,000 $61,100 $36,000 $45,588 $74,449
Total Median $20,000 $23,500 $35,000 $120,000 $32,500 $31,000 $31,000 $75,000
Colt Average n/a $61,000 (2) $50,000 (2) $137,500 (2) n/a $53,500 (2) $57,500 (4) $110,539 (6)
Filly Average n/a $24,250 (4) $40,556 (9) $86,667 (3) n/a $18,500 (2) $41,923 (13) $50,389 (9)

First Samurai's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Current Sales Results

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.

No Northern Hemisphere sales activity to date.

First Samurai's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Upcoming Sales Entries

What's This?
North American auction listings are included for the progeny and covered mares of all featured stallions. Expand each sale by clicking the + symbol to the left of the sale name. Entries include hip number, name (when applicable), sex, year of birth, type [A=stallion; B=broodmare; C=stallion season; D=broodmare prospect; E=racing or broodmare prospect; F=racing or stallion prospect; G=stallion prospect; H=horse; I=racing prospect; S=stallion share; W=weanling; Y=yearling; 2 (or other numeral)=age of hip], sire, dam, broodmare sire, and consignor. Cover sire information is available for broodmares that have been bred by hovering the cursor over the “B” designation.

Barretts Equine Limited January 2015 Mixed Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
155 Andover the Cash m 2003 B Unusual Heat Andover the Money Dynaformer Checkmate Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent

Keeneland Association January 2015 Horses of All Ages Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
92 Sheet Humor f 2011 B Distorted Humor Sheets Scatmandu Denali Stud (Craig & Holly Bandoroff), Agent VIII
157 Well Composed f 2012 E First Samurai Patience Pays Fusaichi Pegasus Denali Stud (Craig & Holly Bandoroff), Agent II
262 Earth to Matilda f 2011 D First Samurai Guide Pulpit Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent
379 Merrily m 2004 B Distorted Humor Pib's Rush Phone Trick Garrencasey Sales LLC, Agent II
389 Morning Fix f 2011 E First Samurai Coffee El Corredor Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, Agent
753 f 2014 Y First Samurai Lemons and Limes Lemon Drop Kid Lane's End, Agent
755 f 2014 Y First Samurai Lily's Joy Malibu Moon Paramount Sales, Agent XVII
816 c 2014 Y First Samurai Object War Front Claiborne Farm, Agent
944 Turn N Strike f 2011 B Smart Strike Not for Turning Deputy Minister Sam-Son Farm
964 Yearn f 2011 D First Samurai Wish On Grand Slam Claiborne Farm, Agent
1120 Keiai Tokyo m 2008 B Medaglia d'Oro Keiai Sakura Petionville Walnut Green, Agent for C-Biscuit Racing and James Miller
1260 Samurai Rose f 2011 D First Samurai Western Rose Gone West Betz Thoroughbreds, Inc., Agent
1378 Baffle Me m 2009 D First Samurai Wonderously Awesome Again Indian Creek, Agent for Longfield
1523 Judy G f 2010 D First Samurai Miracle Moment Chester House Hinkle Farms, Agent
1599 Swift Warrior h 2008 G First Samurai Afleet Summer Afleet Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services LLC, Agent II

Pedigree

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A brief pedigree is accompanied by a notation of inbreeding within five generations. Below the sire’s name are two links—“Download Stallion Register Pages” goes to the stallion’s current Stallion Register print pages in PDF (if made available by the subscribing farm) and the equineline.com “Reports” link goes to a list of reports available from The Jockey Club’s equineline.com service.

First Samurai

Giant's Causeway Storm Cat Storm Bird
Terlingua
Mariah's Storm Rahy
Immense
Freddie Frisson Dixieland Band Northern Dancer
Mississippi Mud
Frisson Fappiano
Mavera

Inbreeding

5S X 5D Bold Ruler; 4S X 3D Northern Dancer.

Race Record

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 5 4 ( 2 ) 0 1 ( 1 ) $682,575
3 3 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) 0 $232,500
Totals 8 5 1 1 $915,075

Won at 2

  • Champagne S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (8f, D, defeating Henny Hughes, Superfly, Menacing, Too Much Bling, Deputy Glitters). Replay
  • Hopeful S. (gr. I) at Saratoga

    (7f, D, defeating Henny Hughes, Too Much Bling, Tizzys No Saint, Winning Minister). Replay
  • An allowance race at Saratoga

    (6f, D, defeating Trippi Appeal, Moon's Halo, Sharp Humor, Classic Pack). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs

    (6f, D, defeating Fourth of Gold, Bacetto, Shawnee Dancer, Anchor Steam, Smokem Out, Gray Star, Haunted Treasure, Americanrevolution, Totem Pole, Single G, American Brief). Replay

3rd at 2

  • Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (8.5f, D, to Stevie Wonderboy, Henny Hughes, defeating Brother Derek, Superfly, Sorcerer's Stone, Dr. Pleasure, Stream Cat, Leo (GB), Jealous Profit, Dawn of War, Ivan Denisovich (IRE), Set Alight, Private Vow). Replay

Won at 3

  • Fountain of Youth S. (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park

    (9f, D, defeating Flashy Bull, Corinthian, My Golden Song, Rehoboth, Can't Beat It, Jazil, Hemingway's Key, Itsallboutthechase, Great Point). Replay

2nd at 3

  • Hutcheson S. (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park

    (7.5f, D, to Keyed Entry, defeating Express News, Catcominatcha, Fabled, Almost Certain, Blazing Rate). Replay

As Broodmare Sire

What's This?
Information provided for stallions with producing daughters includes the number of producers and number of foals, runners, winners, juvenile winners, and stakes winners. Broodmare Sire Average Earnings Index (AEI) is a ratio of the progeny average earnings of the stallion’s producing daughters with the total average of all broodmare sires’ progeny, during the same year and within the same country.

First Samurai is the sire of 22 dams of 3 named foals of racing age, 1 rnrs (33%), 1 wnrs (33%), 1 2yo wnrs (33%), 4.71 AEI, 1.59 CI; 0 sw, Leading Earner: Pride of Stride ($96,590).

Nicking and Broodmare Sire Reports from

Farm Information

Claiborne Farm

Bernie Sams, P.O. Box 150, Paris, KY 40362-0150. Phone (859) 233-4252. Fax (859) 765-0804.

Web Site: www.claibornefarm.com

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