Bernardini

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Quite simply, world class… Six victories at three, taking him through America’s defining mid-season races.

Preakness S (G1), 1900m, Pimlico, 2006

Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), 2000m, Belmont Park, 2006

 

HE WAS RANKED THE BEST THREE-YEAR-OLD OF 2006
ON THE WORLD THOROUGHBRED RANKINGS.

Bernardini 128
Discreet Cat 128
George Washington 127
Rail Link 127
Dylan Thomas 126
Araafa 122
Admire Moon 121

A paragon among thoroughbreds

A Travers winner himself, he has sired Travers winners in his first two crops.

 

Bernardini Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, 2006

Stay Thirsty Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, 2011

Alpha Travers S (G1), 10f, Saratoga, 2012

 

The last stallion to sire two Travers winners:
Mr. Prospector. The last Travers winner to sire two Travers winners: Man O’War.

Sire of eight G1 winners and 16 G1 horses. He’s had 12 Graded winners in his first two crops and 11 of them won Group/Graded races at two and three, which is more than any other stallion ever.

Bernardini 11
Street Cry 10
Johannesburg 10
Nureyev 10
A.P. Indy 9
Blushing Groom 9
Nijinsky 9
The Minstrel 9
Danzig 8
Storm Bird 8

 

As we were saying, world class!

Among the leading sires of 2014 ranked by number of worldwide Group or Graded winners with eight.

 

No fewer than 86 of his yearlings
have sold for $300,000 or more.