Tenpins to Elite Thoroughbreds

Grade II winner by Smart Strike has sired 14 stakes horses

Grade II winner Tenpins has been relocated to Michele Rodriguez and Lee Daniel Thomas’ Elite Thoroughbreds near Folsom, La. His fee is $3,500.

A millionaire son of Smart Strike, 12-year-old Tenpins has sired 14 stakes horses, including added-money winners Tenmor, Our Commander, High Pin, and Summer Line, who is a graded winner this year in Puerto Rico.

Tenpins, who won or placed in 14 of 17 races, captured five graded stakes, including the Washington Park Handicap (gr. II). He is one of four stakes winners out of the Deputy Minister mare Maid’s Broom.
Tenpins formerly stood at John T.L. Jones III’s Walmac Farm near Lexington. His 2009 fee was $6,500.