Anasheed's dam, multiple European champion Flagbird (by Nureyev), is a half-sister to six stakes winners, including Mineshaft's dam.
Anasheed, a 4-year-old graded stakes-placed son of A.P. Indy, will enter stud at Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Stud near Ocala, Fla., for a fee of $5,000. He carries similar breeding to A.P. Indy's Horse of the Year son Mineshaft .Bred by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Stud Management, Anasheed won or placed in six of 15 starts while racing in the U.S. and Dubai. After winning a maiden race, he ran second in the Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) in his very next start. He concluded his career in the Darley silks and retired with earnings of $104,339.