Birdstone

Grindstone - Dear Birdie, by Storm Bird

2001, b, entered stud 2005

Sired 2 Classic Winners in 1st Crop
KY Derby Winner Mine That Bird
Eclipse Champion 3YO Summer Bird
G1SW Millionaire Noble Bird

2018 FEE: $5,000 Live Foal / Stands & Nurses

Standing at Gainesway, 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)
UNDERPRESSURE 4 yo, c, SW Charismatic
2nd LA Bred Premier Night Championship S. ( 2/10/2018, $170,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:46.49, Delta Downs ) Replay
3rd Star Guitar S. ( 3/31/2018, $75,000, 1 1/16 miles, 1:43.79, Fair Grounds ) Replay
Stoneware 6 yo, h, SPL Geiger Counter
3rd Fukushima Mimpo Hai ( 4/15/2018, $56,377, Fukushima-JPN )
Lady Terp 7 yo, m, WNR Decarchy
STR ( 4/12/2018, $9,720, Penn National )
STR ( 1/15/2018, $14,250, Laurel Park )
Presidential Bird 4 yo, g, WNR Broad Brush
WCL ( 5/19/2018, $4,909, Hastings Racecourse-CAN )
Little Matilda 2 yo, f, WNR A.P. Indy
MSW ( 5/15/2018, $31,000, 5 furlongs, 0:58.91, Indiana Grand Race Course ) Replay
Tinca's Bird 3 yo, f, WNR Unbridled's Song
MCL ( 5/15/2018, $5,700, Thistledown )
McMullen County 6 yo, g, WNR Bernardini
CLM ( 5/14/2018, $5,400, Finger Lakes )
Revenue Bird 5 yo, h, WNR Touch Gold
HCP ( 5/11/2018, $1,128, Hipodromo De Monterrico-PER )
HCP ( 4/20/2018, $1,016, Hipodromo De Monterrico-PER )
Tale Stone 6 yo, g, WNR Tale of the Cat
CLM ( 5/4/2018, $3,480, Camarero Race Track-PR )
Successful Bird 5 yo, m, WNR Successful Appeal
HCP ( 4/15/2018, $1,437, Hipodromo De Monterrico-PER )
HCP ( 2/17/2018, $1,567, Hipodromo De Monterrico-PER )

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
Summer Bird $2,323,040
Mine That Bird $2,228,637
Noble Bird $1,327,945
Stoneware $1,032,892
Birdrun $622,816
Swipe $622,630
Blue Tone $568,870
Testosterstone $445,997
Thank You Marylou $444,292
Ring Knocker $411,810

By Current Year Earnings

Name Earnings
Underpressure $65,450
Banshee Birdie $59,050
Stoneware $56,377
Lady Terp $34,220
Big Guy Ian $30,750
Carbon Data $27,730
Rare Eagle $23,860
Pretty Venezuela $20,470
Little Matilda $18,600
Wingaway $18,320

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.

2-Year-Olds

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
Little Matilda (2 yo/f) A.P. Indy MSW, Indiana Grand Race Course (1st, 5 Furlongs (turf), 5/15) Replay Equibase Chart

3-Year-Olds and up

Name Age/Sex Broodmare Sire Race, Track, Position, Distance, Date    
UNDERPRESSURE (4 yo/c) Charismatic AOC, Canterbury Park (1st , 1 Mile, 5/18) Replay Equibase Chart
Presidential Bird (4 yo/g) Broad Brush WCL, Hastings Racecourse (1st , 6 1/2 Furlongs, 5/19) n/a Equibase Chart
Tinca's Bird (3 yo/f) Unbridled's Song MCL, Thistledown (1st , 5 1/2 Furlongs, 5/15) n/a Equibase Chart
McMullen County (6 yo/g) Bernardini CLM, Finger Lakes (1st , 1 Mile, 5/14) 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
2 Stayonthegrind
  • 2 yo Colt
  • Beach
MSW
5/22/2018, Race 3, Indiana Grand Race Course, $31,000, 5f
118
  • Malcolm Franklin
  • Andrew J. Valenzuela
  • Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd.
  • Christopher Fields

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.
2018 2017
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 0 0 0 2 0 1 23 2
Total Average $0 $0 $0 $45,000 $0 $3,500 $19,292 $80,000
Total Median $0 $0 $0 $45,000 $0 $3,500 $7,500 $80,000
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $0 (0) $0 (0) n/a $0 (0) $22,429 (15) $80,000 (2)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $0 (0) $45,000 (2) n/a $3,500 (1) $13,408 (8) $0 (0)

Birdstone'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.

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2018 Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale

(5/21/2018 - 5/22/2018 )

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Birdstone

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
99 UNNAMED, 2016 F 2 Bella the Princess, 2009 Paul Sharp Richard Baltas, Grey Price, agent $40,000

Birdstone'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.

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2018 Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
484 c 2016 2 Birdstone Sabeeb Labeeb (GB) Crane Thoroughbred Services

Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2018 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training & Horses of Racing Age

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
672 f 2016 2 Birdstone Flick Dehere Woodford Thoroughbreds

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.

Birdstone

Grindstone Unbridled Fappiano
Gana Facil
Buzz My Bell Drone
Chateaupavia
Dear Birdie Storm Bird Northern Dancer
South Ocean
Hush Dear Silent Screen
You All

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 3 2 ( 1 ) 0 0 $339,000
3 6 3 ( 2 ) 0 0 $1,236,600
Totals 9 5 0 0 $1,575,600

Won at 2

  • Champagne S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (8.5f, D, defeating Chapel Royal, Dashboard Drummer, Paddington, Notorious Rogue, Read the Footnotes, Midnight Express).
  • A maiden special weight race at Saratoga

    (6f, D, defeating Bold Love, Hornshope, My Buddy My Pal, Monopoly Money, Temescal Ridge, Tynan, Ten Pound Bay, Single File).

Won at 3

  • Belmont S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (12f, D, defeating Smarty Jones, Royal Assault, Eddington, Rock Hard Ten, Tap Dancer, Master David, Caiman, Purge).
  • Travers S. (gr. I) at Saratoga

    (10f, D, defeating The Cliff's Edge, Eddington, Purge, Sir Shackleton, Suave, Lion Heart).
  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park

    (8.32f, D, defeating Capejinsky, Caiman, Smoocher, Farnum Alley, All True).

As Broodmare Sire

What's This?
Information provided for stallions with producing daughters includes the number of producers and number of foals, runners, winners, juvenile winners, and stakes winners. Broodmare Sire Average Earnings Index (AEI) is a ratio of the progeny average earnings of the stallion’s producing daughters with the total average of all broodmare sires’ progeny, during the same year and within the same country.

Birdstone is the sire of 70 dams of 120 named foals of racing age, 53 rnrs (44%), 31 wnrs (26%), 7 2yo wnrs (6%), 1.10 AEI, 1.50 CI; 3 sw, Leading Earner: Lieutenant Seany O ($414,056).

Nicking and Broodmare Sire Reports from

Farm Information

Gainesway

Michael Hernon michael.hernon@gainesway.com or Ian Tapp ian.tapp@gainesway.com, Gainesway, 3750 Paris Pike, Lexington, KY 40511. Phone (859) 293-2676. Fax (859) 299-9371.

Web Site: www.gainesway.com