Successful Appeal (Valid Appeal -- Successful Dancer, by Fortunate Prospect) has won eight of 22 races and earned $654,681. He captured the Cowdin Stakes (gr. II) at two, the Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. II), Withers (gr. II), and Amsterdam (gr. III) Stakes the following year, and the 2000 A.G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. II).
John T.L. Jones Jr's Walmac International announced that multiple grade II sprint winner Successful Appeal will enter stud at Walmac-South near Ocala, Fla., and stand for $5,000 live foal. The 4-year-old colt is with trainer John Kimmel in New York and might run again before being sent to Florida."Successful Appeal is the type of horse that has historically done well in the Florida market," said Dean DeRenzo of Walmac-South and Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds "With his race record, one would expect him to sire early maturing offspring."