Midshipman

Ch 2006 16.0½HH (1.63M)
By Unbridled's Song – Fleet Lady (Avenue Of Flags)
$8,500 Stands and nurses. Standing at Jonabell Farm
Eclipse Champion two-year-old. The best by Unbridled’s Song and, like him, a record-breaking Breeders’ Cup winner. First crop features six Stakes winners, including G1 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint runner-up Lady Shipman, plus G2 colts Frammento and Allied Air Raid.
17%
first-crop Stakes horses to runners.
That’s outstanding – especially when they include G1 filly Lady Shipman
and G2 colts Allied Air Raid and Frammento.
4
Stakes-performing juveniles in 2015
354
mares bred in 2013, ’14 and ’15
All aboard!

Pedigree

MIDSHIPMAN

UNBRIDLED'S SONG

UNBRIDLED

FAPPIANO

MR. PROSPECTOR

KILLALOE

GANA FACIL

LE FABULEUX

CHAREDI

TROLLEY SONG

CARO

FORTINO II

CHAMBORD

LUCKY SPELL

LUCKY MEL

INCANTATION

FLEET LADY

AVENUE OF FLAGS

SEATTLE SLEW

BOLD REASONING

MY CHARMER

BEAUTIFUL GLASS

PASS THE GLASS

BEAUTIFUL SPIRIT

DEAR MIMI

ROBERTO

HAIL TO REASON

BRAMALEA

CARNIVAL PRINCESS

PRINCE JOHN

CARNIVAL QUEEN

By UNBRIDLED’S SONG (1993) Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), Florida Derby (G1), etc. Sire of 1,538 foals aged three and up, including MIDSHIPMAN, EMCEE, BUDDHA, CROSS TRAFFIC, FIRST DEFENCE, GRAYDAR, LIAM’S MAP, MAGNIFICENT SONG, MARYLEBONE, OCTAVE, POLITICAL FORCE, SONGANDAPRAYER, SPLENDID BLENDED, THORN SONG, UNBRIDLED ELAINE, UNBRIDLED FOREVER, UNRIVALED BELLE, WILL TAKE CHARGE, ZENSATIONAL, EIGHT BELLES, EUROSILVER, EVEN THE SCORE, MY MISS SOFIA, NOBLE TUNE, etc.

1st dam: FLEET LADY by Avenue Of Flags. 10 wins (6f-9f), 2 to 4, La Canada S (G2), El Encino S (G2), 2nd Milady Breeders’ Cup H (G1). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners:

MIDSHIPMAN (c Unbridled’s Song) Champion, see Race record.

FAST COOKIE (f Deputy Minister) 9 wins (6f-8½f), 2 to 5, Cotillion H (G2), De La Rose S, 2nd Astarita S (G2), 3rd La Troienne S (G3), Valley Stream S (G3), Turnback The Alarm H (G3), Eatontown H (G3). Dam of:

FROSTED (c Tapit) Wood Memorial S (G1), Pennsylvania Derby (G2), Al Maktoum Challenge R2 (G2), 2nd Belmont S (G1), Jim Dandy S (G2), Holy Bull S (G2), 3rd Travers S (G1).

ABTASAAMAH (f Distorted Humor) Winner (6f) at 2.

FIELD GOAL (g Coronado’s Quest) Winner (8f) at 3.

NAVY GUARD (c Unbridled’s Song) Winner (8½f) at 3.

Fleet And Fancy (f Touch Gold) Placed at 2. Dam of:

Addison Run (f Unbridled’s Song) 3rd Geisha S.

Fleeting Touch (f Touch Gold) Unraced. Dam of:

RUNNING TALL (c Stratum) VRC Sires’ Produce S (G2), 2nd Blue Diamond Prelude (G3), 3rd Maribyrnong Plate (G3).

Sensibility (f Redoute’s Choice) 2nd Flight S (G1).

Ephemera (f More Than Ready) 3rd Quezette S.

2nd dam: Dear Mimi by Roberto. Placed at 3. Dam of 7 winners:

FLEET LADY (f Avenue Of Flags) G2 winner, see above.

3rd dam: CARNIVAL PRINCESS by Prince John. Winner at 3. Half-sister to CARNAUBA (Champion two-year-old filly in Italy, Champion three-year-old filly in Italy, Oaks d’Italia (G1)), HEY RUBE (Quaker H (G3)), PINK TIGHTS (Little Silver H (G3)). Dam of 5 winners:

SALSE (c Topsider) Champion three-year-old in France, Prix de la Foret (G1), Challenge S (G2), Hungerford S (G3), Kiveton Park S (G3), 2nd Queen Elizabeth II S (G1), 3rd Futurity S (G1). Sire.

Carnival Baby (c Northern Baby) 2nd San Luis Obispo H (G2), Carleton F. Burke H (G2), 3rd San Marcos H (G2). Sire.

Carnival Delight (f Half A Year) 2nd Palo Alto S, Senorita S. Dam of:

WAR MONGER (c War Chant) Rutgers University S, 2nd Bernard Baruch H (G2), 3rd Turf Mile S (G1), Frank E. Kilroe Mile H (G1).

BRICKELL (c Deputy Minister) Henry S. Clark S.

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 4 3 1 - -
Three 2 1 - 1 -
Four 2 1 - - -
Total 8 5 1 1 -

At 2 Eclipse Champion two-year-old colt

1st
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1), 8½f, Santa Anita, beating Square Eddie, Street Hero, Terrain, Pioneer of The Nile, West Side Bernie, Gallant Son, Silent Valor, Azul Leon, Munnings, Bushranger, Mine That Bird.
1st
Del Mar Futurity (G1), 7f, Del Mar, beating Coronet Of A Baron, Street Hero, Southern Exchange, Believe In Hope, Kelly Leak.
1st
Maiden race, 5½f, Del Mar, beating Street Hero.
2nd
Norfolk S (G1), 8½f, Santa Anita, to Street Hero, beating Believe In Hope, Silent Valor, Azul Leon, Regal Ransom.

At 3

1st
Allowance race, 6½f, Belmont Park, by 3¼l, beating More Than A Reason, Storm Play.
3rd
Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), 8f, Santa Anita, to Furthest Land, Ready's Echo, beating Mastercraftsman, Mambo Meister, Neko Bay, Mr. Sidney, Chocolate Candy, Bullsbay, Pyro.

At 4

1st
Conditions race, 7f, Meydan, by 3¼l, beating Asset, Laa Rayb, Opera Comica, Lovelace, Digital, Olympic Election.

Best progeny

Video footage

Midshipman by Stonerside's Bobby Spalding
Meydan Metropolitan Conditions race, 7f, Meydan, 25 Feb 2010
Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), 8f, Santa Anita, 07 Nov 2009
Allowance race, 6½f, Belmont Park, 18 Sep 2009
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1), 8½f, Santa Anita, 25 Oct 2008
Norfolk S (G1), 8½f, Santa Anita, 28 Sep 2008
Del Mar Futurity (G1), 7f, Del Mar, 03 Sep 2008

News

Daughter of Midshipman notches her third Stakes win of the year

Lady Shipman cemented her reputation as the top turf sprinter in North America with a dominating two-and-one-quarter-length victory in The Very One Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.

Daughter of Midshipman wins for fun at Belmont Park

Lady Shipman returned to the winner’s circle on Sunday when she rolled to a three-length victory in the six-furlong License Fee Stakes at Belmont Park.


Daughter of Midshipman impresses in 2016 debut

Lady Shipman made her first start of the year a winning one with a sharp two-and-three-quarter-length score in the five furlong Ladies’ Turf Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream Park.


Midshipman colt notches fourth win in fifth lifetime start

Slip The Cable took the lead right out of the starting gate and never looked back as he cruised to a six-length victory in the seven-furlong West Virginia Lottery Breeders’ Classic


Midshipman filly sets new course record in sixth Stakes win

Before Saratoga's Smart N Fancy Stakes at Saratoga on August 30, Midshipman's lightning fast daughter Lady Ship


Posts second consecutive Stakes win at Saratoga

It appears that Midshipman's daughter Stormy Regatta is figuring out this thing called turf racing.


Midshipman daughter goes gate to wire at Saratoga

Coming into the Coronation Cup at Saratoga on August 3, Midshipman's ultra-consistent filly, Lady Shipman, hadn't done much wrong


Midshipman filly battles for first career Stakes win

Following a less than spectacular start to her career when finishing off the board in her career debut on the dirt in March of this year,


Midshipman filly wins at Woodbine

It was a royal affair in the Duchess Stakes July 19 as three-year-old filly Her Majesty's Flag, by Midshipman, posted a game win i


Fourth Stakes win lifetime for Midshipman filly

Three-year-old Midshipman filly Lady Shipman was certainly all "klass" July 12 as an impressive winner of the Klassy Briefcase Sta


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