Classic Empire

Pioneerof the Nile - Sambuca Classica, by Cat Thief

2014, b, entered stud 2018

NEW: Champion 2YO, Gr.1 winner at 3
By PIONEEROF THE NILE.
The family of HARLAN'S HOLIDAY.
Same cross as AMERICAN PHAROAH.

2018 FEE: $35,000 Live Foal / Stands & Nurses

Standing at Ashford Stud, Versailles, KY

Tools and Resources

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 5 4 ( 3 ) 0 0 $1,485,920
3 4 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) $1,034,300
Totals 9 5 1 1 $2,520,220

Won at 2

  • Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park

    (8.5f, D, defeating Not This Time, Practical Joke, Lookin At Lee, Syndergaard, Three Rules, Gormley, Klimt, Term of Art, Theory, Star Empire (GB)). Replay
  • Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) at Keeneland

    (8.5f, D, defeating Lookin At Lee, Wild Shot, No Dozing, Gunnevera, Singing Bullet, Bitumen, Tiz Trevor, Blame Will, Perro Rojo, Holiday Bonus, Honor Thy Father). Replay
  • Bashford Manor S. (gr. III) at Churchill Downs

    (6f, D, defeating Recruiting Ready, Tip Tap Tapizar, Boys From Boston, Raising Rumors, Riv, My Golden Aura, U S Officer, Capt. Grider). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs

    (4.5f, D, defeating Reverend John, Rapa Iti, Yes Mon, Troubled Charlie, Siegfreedroesch, Bobbys Approval, Seanile).

Won at 3

  • Arkansas Derby (gr. I) at Oaklawn Park

    (9f, D, defeating Conquest Mo Money, Lookin At Lee, Sonneteer, Malagacy, Untrapped, Silver Dust, Rowdy the Warrior, Petrov, One Dreamy Dude, Grandpa's Dream, Rockin Rudy). Replay

2nd at 3

  • Preakness S. (gr. I) at Pimlico

    (9.5f, D, to Cloud Computing, defeating Senior Investment, Lookin At Lee, Gunnevera, Multiplier, Conquest Mo Money, Always Dreaming, Hence, Term of Art). Replay

3rd at 3

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.

Classic Empire

Pioneerof the Nile Empire Maker Unbridled
Toussaud
Star of Goshen Lord At War (ARG)
Castle Eight
Sambuca Classica Cat Thief Storm Cat
Train Robbery
In Her Glory Miswaki
Forever Waving

Inbreeding

5S X 4D Mr. Prospector; 5S X 5D Northern Dancer.

Pioneerof the Nile's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

What's This?
Stallions whose progeny performance statistics make them the top 100 sires nationally or among the top 25 leadings sires in a given state are listed with runners, winners, stakes winners, stakes wins, graded stakes winners, grade I stakes winners, chief earner, and aggregate earnings identified for the current year. The same data for the previous year is also presented if the sire met the ranking thresholds. All data except stakes and graded stakes represents Northern Hemisphere data; stakes information is worldwide.
  Rankings Rnrs Wnrs SWs SWins GSWs G1SWs Chief Earner Earnings
2017 176 63 5 5 2 1 Classic Empire ($1,034,300) $5,044,922
2016 150 75 8 22 5 2 Classic Empire ($1,485,920) $6,394,156

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.

No Northern Hemisphere sales activity to date.

Classic Empire'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.

No Northern Hemisphere sales activity to date.

Classic Empire'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.

No Entries Available

Farm Information

Ashford Stud

Aisling Duignan, Dermot Ryan, Charlie O'Connor, Adrian Wallace or Scott Calder, Ashford Stud, P.O. Box 823, Versailles, KY 40383. Phone (859) 873-7088.
Fax (859) 879-5756.

E-mail: info@coolmore.com

Web Site: www.coolmore.com