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 in his 1st crop.
2015 sales: $275K, $240K, $230K.
Bred 166 mares in 2015.

2016 FEE: $3,500 Live Foal

(stands and 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)
DIRT MONSTER 4 yo, c, SW Fusaichi Pegasus
Budweiser Overnight S. ( 2/28/2016, $75,000, 6 furlongs, 1:07.90, Sunland Park ) Replay
Purple Flowers 3 yo, f, SPL Dynaformer
ALW ( 6/9/2016, $23,200, 6 furlongs, 1:14.55, Belterra Park ) Replay
ALW ( 4/16/2016, $25,300, 6 furlongs, 1:14.09, Mahoning Valley Race Course )
Bella Izabella 4 yo, f, WNR Aptitude
ALW ( 5/23/2016, $11,700, Sunray Park )
MCL ( 4/30/2016, $5,100, Sunray Park )
Hope Is Just Ahead 3 yo, f, WNR Indian Charlie
CLM ( 6/25/2016, $3,596, Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort )
Ninth Symphony 4 yo, g, WNR Dixie Union
CLM ( 6/19/2016, $22,244, Woodbine-CAN )
Line of Doom 3 yo, g, WNR Prospector's Music
CLM ( 6/17/2016, $6,300, Canterbury Park )
Lead the Line 4 yo, f, WNR Gulch
CLM ( 6/17/2016, $3,792, Fair Meadows )
Derwin's Decision 3 yo, f, WNR First Samurai
MCL ( 6/10/2016, $10,260, Pimlico )
Liana Star 3 yo, f, WNR Pleasant Colony
MSW ( 5/30/2016, $36,000, 1 mile, 1:40.12, Monmouth Park ) Replay
The Last Fight 2 yo, g, WNR Diablo
MSW ( 5/27/2016, $31,779, 4 1/2 furlongs, 0:53.64, Prairie 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 $289,088
Cross the Line $165,215
Combat Diver $142,821
Ninth Symphony $123,240
Carolina Jasmine $115,395
Little Baltar $97,480
Precise Line $82,233
Purple Flowers $80,685
Royalty Sea $76,017

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Liana Star $64,920
Combat Diver $55,071
Little Baltar $49,610
Dirt Monster $49,000
Sword of David $48,820
Purple Flowers $35,564
Ninth Symphony $29,844
Celesse $23,630
Dance Line $22,733
Redlace and Pearls $21,375

By Class Performance Index

Name CPI

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    
Hope Is Just Ahead (3 yo/f) Indian Charlie CLM, Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort (1st , 5 1/2 Furlongs, 6/25) n/a 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 Private Spot
  • 3 yo Gelding
  • Devil's Bargain
MSW
7/1/2016, Race 7, Tampa Bay Downs, $20,000, 1mi (T)
118
  • Carson Sullivan
  • Chad J. Stewart
  • Philippe L. Vinh
  • Philippe Vinh
5 Liana Star
  • 3 yo Filly
  • Colcon
ALW
7/2/2016, Race 9, Monmouth Park, $40,000, 1 1/8mi (T)
117
  • Victor Lebron
  • James T. Ryerson
  • Chris Compton
  • PTJ Stable, Inc.

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
2016 48 20 1 1 0 0 Liana Star ($64,920) $619,209
2015 54 25 3 3 1 0 Firing Line ($830,000) $1,968,737

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.
2016 2015
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 5 0 5 0 11 2 18 5
Total Average $8,200 $0 $6,940 $0 $5,536 $2,100 $27,367 $38,500
Total Median $9,000 $0 $5,500 $0 $3,000 $2,100 $20,000 $27,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $5,567 (3) $0 (0) n/a $0 (0) $44,500 (6) $25,250 (2)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $9,000 (2) $0 (0) n/a $2,100 (2) $18,800 (12) $47,333 (3)

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.

No Entries Available

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).
  • An allowance race at Santa Anita Park

    (8f, T, defeating Coloursoftheglen (IRE), Raging Wit, Gilligan, Golden Horizon, Majestic Afleet).
  • 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).

Farm Information

Spendthrift Farm

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

E-mail: stallions@spendthriftfarm.com

Web Site: www.spendthriftfarm.com