Classic Empire

  • Bay Colt
  • Born 2014
  • KY-Bred
  • Trainer:

    Mark E. Casse

  • Jockey:

    Julien R. Leparoux

  • Owner:

    John C. Oxley

  • Breeder:

    Steven Nicholson & Brandi Nicholson

Classic Empire

Pioneerof the Nile Empire Maker
Star of Goshen
Sambuca Classica Cat Thief
In Her Glory
Five-Cross Pedigree
Sale / Hip / Type Buyer / Consignor Price

KEESEP2015

Hip 583 | Yearling
  • John C. Oxley
  • Warrendale Sales, for Silver Fern Farm
$475,000
  • Gun Runner
Horses at the Keeneland November sale on Nov. 9, 2017 Keeneland in Lexington, KY.

    Newcomers: 2018 Stallion Showcase

    New sires are on display across the bluegrass as breeding season approaches, and BloodHorse visuals director Anne M. Eberhardt paid a visit to many during the November breeding stock sales.

  • The Empire That Almost Was

    There is no doubt the greatness was there with Classic Empire. And there is no doubt it was confronted by enough obstacles to prevent it from fully surfacing. But it did on occasion manage to trickle out, to show the world what might have been.

  • Mark Casse, pictured here with Classic Empire, said he is unable to predict when the champion colt might race again

    Classic Empire to Bypass PA Derby, Future Undecided

    John Oxley's multiple grade 1 winner Classic Empire will not run in the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx Racing and his connections do not have plans yet for the colt's next start, trainer Mark Casse said Aug. 29.

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