Birdstone

Birdstone
Grindstone - Dear Birdie, by Storm Bird 2001 bay - Submit Mare
ENTERED STUD: 2005 - 2014 FEE : $10,000
 

Two Classic Winners 1st Crop - KY Oaks Contender 2014

  • Sire of Two Champions, Two Classic Winners, and Two $2-Million earners from his first crop.
  • 13 SWs - 9 2YO SWs! - 26 stakes horses overall, incl. two juvenile SWs, two juvenile Breeders' Cup contenders of 2013
  • Sire of Champion and Kentucky Derby-G1 winner MINE THAT BIRD, who placed in both the Preakness-G1 and Belmont-G1; Eclipse Champion SUMMER BIRD, first 3YO since Easy Goer to win the Belmont-G1, Travers-G1 & Jockey Club Gold Cup-G1; NTR-setter and Breeders' Cup runner-up BIRDRUN ($622,816); 2014 Ashland (G1)-placed/KY Oaks (G1) contender THANK YOU MARYLOU (SW at 2 and 3, dirt & turf)
  • 2014: More top stakes horses - SW/Holy Bull (G2) runner-up CONQUEST TITAN ($240,089), Gulfstream SW/(G1)-placed THANK YOU MARYLOU, Del Mar SW miler BIRD TONE ($216,980), $385,000 yearling Florida Won
  • 2014/2013 Sales horses include  $475,000$375,000, $160,000, $140,000$110,000 colts.
  • 13 SWs, Graded SWs, $14.4-million from first six crops.
  • G1 winner and Eclipse Award finalist at 2 and 3; One of two in history to sweep the Champagne-G1, Belmont-G1, Travers-G1.
  • By KY Derby-G1 winner GRINDSTONE, classic sire line of UNBRIDLED; Half-brother to Champion BIRD TOWN, still the fastest KY Oaks-G1 winner.
  • Out of blue hen and Broodmare of the Year DEAR BIRDIE.

"More than 100 years after William C. Whitney entered the American racing and breeding scene in 1896, the influence of the breeding enterprise carried on by his descendants remains strong at the very highest levels."
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Thoroughbred Times Today 11/19/10

Birdstone - NICKING SYSTEMS

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Birdstone - NEWS

3/10/2014
Thank You Marylou, second in last year's Adirondack S. (G2) at Saratoga, stepped up Sunday to take the $75,000 Any Limit S. at Gulfstream Park...

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Birdstone - RACE RECORD

Birdstone's Race and (Stakes) Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 3 2 (1) 0 0 $339,000
3 6 3 (2) 0 0 $1,236,600
Totals 9 5 (3) 0 0 $1,575,600

Won at 2

  • Champagne (G1) (gr. I, 1 1/16 miles, by 2 1/2, defeating Chapel Royal, Dashboard Drummer, Paddington, Notorious Rogue, Read the Footnotes, Midnight Express).

  • A maiden special weight race at Saratoga (6 furlongs, by 12 1/2, defeating Bold Love, Hornshope, My Buddy My Pal, Monopoly Money, Temescal Ridge, Tynan, Ten Pound Bay, Single File).

Won at 3

  • Belmont (G1) (gr. I, 1 1/2 miles, defeating Smarty Jones, Royal Assault, Eddington, Rock Hard Ten, Tap Dancer, Master David, Caiman, Purge).

  • Travers (G1) (gr. I, 1 1/4 miles, by 2 1/2, defeating The Cliff's Edge, Eddington, Purge, Sir Shackleton, Suave, Lion Heart).

  • An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (1 mile and 70 yards, by 3, defeating Capejinsky, Caiman, Smoocher, Farnum Alley, All True).

Birdstone - GENERATIONAL PEDIGREE

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GRINDSTONE (USA)
dkb/br. 1993
UNBRIDLED (USA)
b. 1987 [BI]
FAPPIANO (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC]
KILLALOE (USA) b. 1970
GANA FACIL (USA)
ch. 1981
LE FABULEUX (FR) ch. 1961 [P]
CHAREDI (USA) dkb/br. 1976
BUZZ MY BELL (USA)
dkb/br. 1981
DRONE (USA)
gr. 1966
SIR GAYLORD (USA) b. 1959 [IC]
CAP AND BELLS (USA) gr. 1958
CHATEAUPAVIA (USA)
ch. 1966
CHATEAUGAY (USA) ch. 1960
GLENPAVIA (USA) br. 1954
DEAR BIRDIE (USA)*
ch. 1987
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN)*
b. 1967
NEW PROVIDENCE (CAN) b. 1956
SHINING SUN (USA) b. 1962
HUSH DEAR (USA)
ch. 1978
SILENT SCREEN (USA)
ch. 1967
PRINCE JOHN (USA) ch. 1953 [C]
PRAYER BELL (USA) b. 1954 *
YOU ALL (USA)
b. 1968
NASHUA (USA) b. 1952 [IC]
HONEY DEAR (USA) b. 1958

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