FIRING LINE

STUD FEE: $5,000 LFSN

  • TOP CLASS: G1-placed at 2, G1 Kentucky Derby runner up at 3!
  • GSW and Multiple G1 placed earner of $976,000
  • A Precocious 2 YO:
    • MSW winner at Del Mar by 4-1/2 lengths
    • 2nd by a head to Dortmund in the $500k G1 Los Alamitos Futurity
  • Among the top Classic 3 yos of 2015:
    • 2nd by a length to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in the $2M G1 Kentucky Derby
    • Set a new track record in the $800k G3 Sunland Derby, winning by 14-1/4 lengths in 1:47.3
  • Ran the fastest winning 1-1/8th mi. on dirt for all Stallions retiring in 2017!
    • Firing Line – 1:47.39 (New Track Record) $800k G3 Sunland Derby
    • California Chrome – 1:47.52 – G1 Santa Anita Derby
    • Frosted – 1:47.77 – G1 Whitney Handicap
    • Mshawish – 1:47.89 – G1 Donn Handicap
    • Exaggerator – 1:48.70 – G1 Haskell Invitational
    • Protonico – 1:48.79 – G3 Ben Ali Stakes
    • Nyquist – 1:49.11 – G1 Florida Derby
    • Brody’s Cause – 1:50.20 – G1 Bluegrass Stakes
  • Ran 1st or 2nd in 6 of his 8 lifetime races and earned $976,000
  • Ran for total purses of $5,122,000
  • Earned three consecutive 100+ beyers as a 3 yo (104,103,104)
  • Thorograph numbers of 3-1/4 as a 2 yo and -1-1/2 as a 3 yo
  • Exceptional Physical: A $240k 2 yo purchase by Bloodstock Agent, Ben McElroy
  • Defeated G1-Winners:
    • Frosted
    • Dortmund
    • Carpe Diem
    • Materiality
    • Keen Ice
  • Out of Sister Girl Blues, 2nd to Azeri in the G1 Vanity Handicap
  • Active pedigree full of Graded black type horses:
    • Immediate family of Key to the Moon (Ch. 3 yo colt), Gorgeous (G1W Vanity H.), Seaside Attraction (G1W KY Oaks), Mint Lane (G2W Dwyer S.), Sharp Azteca (G3W), Bowies Hero (SW), etc.
  • Firing Line is from the female family of matriarch and Champion Square Angel, through her Champion daughter and 1990 Broodmare of the Year, Kamar.