Birdstone

Grindstone - Dear Birdie, by Storm Bird

2001, b, entered stud 2005

TWO Champions from his First Crop
10 SW, $8 M. from his First 2 Crops
2011 G2 winner Birdrun and
2011 G3 winner S.S. Stone

2014 FEE: $10,000 Live Foal / Stands & Nurses

Standing at Gainesway, Lexington, 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)
THANK YOU MARYLOU 3 yo, f, SW Menifee
Any Limit S. ( 3/9/2014, $75,000, 7 furlongs, 1:21.51, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
3rd Central Bank Ashland S. (gr. I, 4/5/2014, $500,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:43.38, Keeneland ) Replay
CONQUEST TITAN 3 yo, c, SW Mineshaft
2nd Holy Bull S. (gr. II, 1/25/2014, $400,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:42.16, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
Luna Santa 3 yo, f, SPL Notebook
3rd Chispiski S. ( 1/4/2014, $65,000, 1 mile, 1:41.09, Calder Race Course ) Replay
Brighterthanthesun 4 yo, f, WNR Glitterman
ALW ( 4/10/2014, $22,000, 5 furlongs, 0:56.70, Lone Star Park ) Replay
CLM ( 2/3/2014, $5,100, Sam Houston Race Park )
Cinnamon Mocha 4 yo, f, WNR Street Cry (IRE)
ALW ( 3/4/2014, $7,899, Turf Paradise )
Bird E House 3 yo, g, WNR Chester House
MSW ( 4/19/2014, $47,000, 1 mile, 1:37.59, Gulfstream Park ) Replay
Lil' Miss Tweety 5 yo, m, WNR Forest Wildcat
MCL ( 4/19/2014, $7,800, Tampa Bay Downs )
Testosterstone 3 yo, c, WNR A.P. Indy
AOC ( 4/16/2014, $57,000, 1 mile, 1:37.41, Aqueduct ) Replay
MSW ( 1/26/2014, $50,000, 6 furlongs, 1:11.56, Aqueduct ) Replay
Volleyball Simba 3 yo, f, WNR Out of Place
MCL ( 4/15/2014, $6,420, Sunland Park )
Breakstone 3 yo, c, WNR Stormy Atlantic
MCL ( 4/13/2014, $7,670, Tampa Bay 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
Summer Bird $2,323,040
Mine That Bird $2,228,637
Birdrun $622,816
Bird's I D $249,667
Conquest Titan $238,995
Stone Legacy $225,651
Thank You Marylou $178,200
Bet Your Boots $169,311
Longandstrong $164,236
Livin Lovin $162,153

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Conquest Titan $127,500
Thank You Marylou $95,000
Testosterstone $72,900
Golden Rings $35,620
Nicki Flash $31,200
Big Guy Ian $24,403
Bird E House $24,400
Brighterthanthesun $20,546
Shalala $19,646
Lady Terp $18,960

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Thank You Marylou 9.98
Birdrun 8.87
Brilliant Comet 5.92
Conquest Titan 5.68
Tech Fall 3.98
Nicki Flash 2.13
Testosterstone 2.08
Canaryinacoalmine 1.81
Big Guy Ian 1.62
Bird E House 1.60

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.

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Testosterstone (3 yo/c) A.P. Indy AOC, Aqueduct (1st , 1 Mile, 4/16) Replay Equibase Chart
Bird E House (3 yo/g) Chester House MSW, Gulfstream Park (1st , 1 Mile, 4/19) Replay Equibase Chart
Lil' Miss Tweety (5 yo/m) Forest Wildcat MCL, Tampa Bay Downs (1st , 1 mile 40 Yards, 4/19) n/a Equibase Chart
Volleyball Simba (3 yo/f) Out of Place MCL, Sunland Park (1st , 6 1/2 Furlongs, 4/15) n/a Equibase Chart

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 0 0 1 0 3 3 18 10
Total Average $0 $0 $30,000 $0 $18,667 $43,567 $44,911 $118,800
Total Median $0 $0 $30,000 $0 $18,000 $19,000 $37,000 $31,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $0 (0) $0 (0) n/a $55,850 (2) $47,911 (9) $141,000 (8)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $30,000 (1) $0 (0) n/a $19,000 (1) $41,911 (9) $30,000 (2)

Birdstone'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.

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.

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale 2014

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
140 f 2012 2 Birdstone Cozy Discovery Mineshaft

Ocala Breeders' Sale 2014 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
624 f 2012 2 Birdstone Shoppingwithbetty Danzig Eversole Thoroughbreds, Agent I
631 c 2012 2 Birdstone Silent Greeting Secret Hello de Meric Sales, Agent XVI
681 c 2012 2 Birdstone Spring Stravinsky Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne),Agent XXXII
862 Take Flight Bird c 2012 2 Birdstone Western Vision Gone West Shadybrook Farm, Inc. (Michael Yates), Agent IV

Pedigree

What's This?
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.

Birdstone

Grindstone Unbridled Fappiano
Gana Facil
Buzz My Bell Drone
Chateaupavia
Dear Birdie Storm Bird Northern Dancer
South Ocean
Hush Dear Silent Screen
You All

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 3 2 ( 1 ) 0 0 $339,000
3 6 3 ( 2 ) 0 0 $1,236,600
Totals 9 5 0 0 $1,575,600

Won at 2

  • Champagne S. (gr. I)

    (8.5f, D, defeating Chapel Royal, Dashboard Drummer, Paddington, Notorious Rogue, Read the Footnotes, Midnight Express). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Saratoga

    (6f, D, defeating Bold Love, Hornshope, My Buddy My Pal, Monopoly Money, Temescal Ridge, Tynan, Ten Pound Bay, Single File). Replay

Won at 3

  • Belmont S. (gr. I)

    (12f, D, defeating Smarty Jones, Royal Assault, Eddington, Rock Hard Ten, Tap Dancer, Master David, Caiman, Purge). Replay
  • Travers S. (gr. I)

    (10f, D, defeating The Cliff's Edge, Eddington, Purge, Sir Shackleton, Suave, Lion Heart). Replay
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park

    (8.32f, D, defeating Capejinsky, Caiman, Smoocher, Farnum Alley, All True). 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.

Birdstone is the sire of 16 dams of 16 named foals of racing age, 6 rnrs (38%), 3 wnrs (19%), 3 2yo wnrs (19%), 0.89 AEI, 1.62 CI; 0 sw, Leading Earner: River Rocks ($70,350).

Nicking and Broodmare Sire Reports from

Farm Information

Gainesway

Michael Hernon, Annette Covault, Gainesway, 3750 Paris Pike, Lexington, KY 40511. Phone (859) 293-2676. Fax (859) 299-9371.

Web Site: www.gainesway.com

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