Line of David

Lion Heart - Emma's Dilemma, by Capote

2007, ch, 16.1 hands, entered stud 2011

Sire of KY Derby (G1) Runner-Up
FIRING LINE ($974,800) in 1st Crop!
Top 10 Sophomore Sire of 2015
6 Black type horses, $2.1M Overall

2015 FEE: $3,500 Stands & Nurses

Standing at Spendthrift Farm, 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)
FIRING LINE 3 yo, c, G3W Hold for Gold
Sunland Derby (gr. III, 3/22/2015, $800,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:47.39, Sunland Park ) Replay
2nd Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I, 5/2/2015, $2,000,000, 1 1/4 miles, 2:03.02, Churchill Downs ) Replay
CROSS THE LINE 3 yo, c, SW Mr. Greeley
California Derby ( 1/17/2015, $100,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:44.79, Golden Gate Fields ) Replay
2nd El Camino Real Derby (gr. III, 2/14/2015, $200,000, 1 1/8 miles, 1:49.92, Golden Gate Fields ) Replay
DIRT MONSTER 3 yo, c, SW Fusaichi Pegasus
Duke City Sprint S. ( 5/16/2015, $55,000, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:05.61, Albuquerque ) Replay
2nd SunRay Park and Casino H. ( 8/25/2015, $35,000, 1 mile, 1:47.46, Sunray Park ) Replay
Combat Diver 3 yo, c, SPL Flatter
2nd Miracle Wood S. ( 2/16/2015, $100,000, 1 mile, 1:40.36, Laurel Park ) Replay
Purple Flowers 2 yo, f, SPL Dynaformer
2nd Kevin Goemmer Tah Dah S. ( 8/29/2015, $75,000, 6 furlongs, 1:11.68, Belterra Park ) Replay
3rd Miss Ohio S. ( 7/25/2015, $75,000, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:06.86, Thistledown ) Replay
Solomon 3 yo, c, SPL Dynaformer
3rd Chuck N Luck S. ( 2/4/2015, $2,594, Turf Paradise )
AOC ( 3/8/2015, $8,556, Turf Paradise )
Tactical Warrior 3 yo, g, SPL Thorn Dance
3rd J. W. Sifton S. ( 7/18/2015, $1,966, Assiniboia Downs-CAN )
MSW ( 5/23/2015, $9,772, 5 1/2 furlongs, 1:07.40, Assiniboia Downs-CAN )
Excuse My French 3 yo, f, WNR Siberian Summer
MSW ( 8/5/2015, $83,000, 6 furlongs, 1:11.34, Saratoga ) Replay
Carlito 3 yo, f, WNR Southern Halo
MCL ( 7/25/2015, $9,000, Indiana Grand Race Course )
Lines Drawn 3 yo, f, WNR Mister Jolie
MSW ( 7/17/2015, $15,500, 6 furlongs, 1:15.20, Fair Meadows ) Replay

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
Firing Line $974,800
Dirt Monster $163,788
Cross the Line $159,770
Carolina Jasmine $96,793
Combat Diver $77,550
Royalty Sea $72,566
Ninth Symphony $70,902
Precise Line $64,217
Excuse My French $49,800
Acquarossa $44,865

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Firing Line $830,000
Cross the Line $135,850
Dirt Monster $123,608
Carolina Jasmine $66,683
Ninth Symphony $61,771
Excuse My French $49,800
Acquarossa $35,925
Purple Flowers $34,161
Combat Diver $31,250
Little Chris A $28,450

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI
Firing Line 29.95
Cross the Line 3.82
Ninth Symphony 3.04
Dirt Monster 2.89
Combat Diver 1.95
Carolina Jasmine 1.88
Purple Flowers 1.39

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    
Purple Flowers (2 yo/f) Dynaformer Kevin Goemmer Tah Dah S., Belterra Park (2nd, 6 Furlongs, 8/29) Replay Equibase Chart

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
DIRT MONSTER (3 yo/c) Fusaichi Pegasus SunRay Park and Casino H., Sunray Park (2nd , 1 Mile, 8/25) Replay Equibase Chart

Upcoming North American Race Entries

What's This?
This section lists the progeny entered in an upcoming race in North America (U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico) for the subject stallion. Weekly entries are published as soon as they are available through Equibase and are only for races that meet the following purse thresholds: All stakes $50,000 and up; allowance races for $30,000 and up; claiming and optional claiming for $50,000 and up; maiden special weights for $20,000 and up; and, maiden claiming races worth $20,000 or more. For each runner is listed its post position, name, age and sex, and name of the dam. Race data includes the race type or name (applicable to stakes), race date, race number, track, purse, distance, assigned weight, jockey, trainer, breeder and owner.
Post Horse / Age / Sex / Dam Race Wt Jockey / Trainer Breeder / Owner
1 Ninth Symphony
  • 3 yo Gelding
  • Dry Heat
OLG Kenora S. presented by H.B.P.A. of Ontario S.
9/2/2015, Race 6, Woodbine, $125,000, 6f
114
  • Eurico Rosa Da Silva
  • Ralph J. Biamonte
  • Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • Conor M. Healy

Line of David'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
2015 41 20 2 2 1 0 Firing Line ($830,000) $1,658,724
2014 30 9 0 0 0 0 Firing Line ($144,800) $514,525

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.
2015 2014
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 3 0 5 5 6 2 25 20
Total Average $5,400 $0 $18,100 $38,500 $3,850 $2,000 $15,848 $60,635
Total Median $1,200 $0 $13,000 $27,000 $1,600 $2,000 $9,000 $31,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $13,000 (1) $25,250 (2) n/a $0 (0) $10,682 (11) $81,350 (10)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $19,375 (4) $47,333 (3) n/a $2,000 (2) $19,907 (14) $44,111 (9)

Line of David'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.

Line of David'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.

Breeders' Sales Company of Louisiana 2015 September Yearlings

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
51 Six Lines of David f 2014 Y Line of David Six Bee's Eddington Fallen Oaks Farm

Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association 2015 Fall Mixed Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
21 Iowa Eclipse f 2014 Y Line of David Icanseeyounow Deputy Minister Clifton Farm LLC, Agent for DNAce Thoroughbreds, Ltd

Keeneland Association September 2015 Yearling Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
619 c 2014 Y Line of David Sister Girl Blues Hold for Gold St. George Sales, Agent XVII
1816 c 2014 Y Line of David Pavlova Stravinsky South Point Sales Agency, Agent VI
2351 f 2014 Y Line of David Worthy of the Name Mazel Trick Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
2791 c 2014 Y Line of David Autistic Girl American Standard Catalyst Bloodstock LLC, Agent IX
3221 c 2014 Y Line of David Cajun Mistress Salt Lake Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
3287 f 2014 Y Line of David Fashion Fur Mr. Greeley Eaton Sales, Agent
3899 f 2014 Y Line of David Blowmeonelastkiss Discreet Cat Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
3938 c 2014 Y Line of David Diablo River Diablo Select Sales, Agent XIII
4038 c 2014 Y Line of David Miss Le Berthon El Gran Senor Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)

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.

Line of David

Lion Heart Tale of the Cat Storm Cat
Yarn
Satin Sunrise Mr. Leader
Logic
Emma's Dilemma Capote Seattle Slew
Too Bald
Kentucky Lill Raise a Native
Lillian Russell

Inbreeding

5S X 4D Gold Digger; 5S X 3D Raise a Native.

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 2 0 0 1 $5,800
3 5 3 ( 1 ) 0 0 $656,200
Totals 7 3 0 1 $662,000

Won at 3

  • Arkansas Derby (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park

    (9f, D, defeating Super Saver, Dublin, Uh Oh Bango, Noble's Promise, New Madrid, Berberis, Pulsion, Northern Giant). Replay
  • An allowance race at Santa Anita Park

    (8f, T, defeating Coloursoftheglen (IRE), Raging Wit, Gilligan, Golden Horizon, Majestic Afleet). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita Park

    (8f, T, defeating Royal F J, Saw Perfection, Royce, Mister Do It, Duke of Aspen, Ad Infinitum, King of Kendall, Myositis Miracle, Maybe Yes). Replay

Farm Information

Spendthrift Farm

Des Dempsey, Mark Toothaker, or Brian Lyle. Spendthrift Farm, 884 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511. Phone (888) 816-8787. Fax (859) 294-0050.

E-mail: office@spendthriftfarm.com

Web Site: www.spendthriftfarm.com

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