Emcee

B/Br 2008 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Unbridled's Song – Surf Club (Ocean Crest)
Standing at Sequel Stallions, New York
Set a new stakes record in the 7-furlong G1 Forego. Broke his maiden on debut at Belmont by four-and-a-half lengths. Won his four races by a combined 19.5 lengths. $110,000 yearling at Fasig-Tipton New York sale was the highest price of any New York-based sire. First two-year-olds race in 2017.

Pedigree

EMCEE

UNBRIDLED'S SONG

UNBRIDLED

FAPPIANO

MR. PROSECTOR

KILLALOE

GANA FACIL

LE FABULEUX

CHAREDI

TROLLEY SONG

CARO

FORTINO II

CHAMBORD

LUCKY SPELL

LUCKY MEL

INCANTATION

SURF CLUB

OCEAN CREST

STORM BIRD

NORTHERN DANCER

SOUTH OCEAN

S.S. AROMA

SEATTLE SLEW

RARE BOUQUET

HORNS GRAY

PASS THE TAB

AL HATTAB

DANTINA

COX'S ANGEL

COX'S RIDGE

ANJELICCO

By UNBRIDLED’S SONG (1993) Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), Florida Derby (G1), etc. Sire of 1,625 foals aged three and up, including EMCEE, MIDSHIPMAN, BUDDHA, CROSS TRAFFIC, FIRST DEFENCE, FOREVER UNBRIDLEDGRAYDAR, LIAM’S MAP, MAGNIFICENT SONG, MARYLEBONE, OCTAVE, POLITICAL FORCE, SONGANDAPRAYER, SPLENDID BLENDED, TARA'S TANGOTHORN 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: SURF CLUB by Ocean Crest. 6 wins (5½f-8½f), 2 to 4. Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 8 winners:

EMCEE (c Unbridled’s Song) G1 winner, see Race record.

SPRING PARTY (f Smart Strike) 6 wins (8f-8½f), 3 to 5, Wintergreen S, 3rd Decoration Day H.

SURFER (c Distorted Humor) 5 wins (7f-8f) at 3 to 6, 2015, Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (G2), Dubai Creek Mile, 2nd Al Maktoum Challenge R2 (G2), Al Bastakiya, 3rd Al Maktoum Challenge R3 (G1).

Baffled (f Distorted Humor) Winner (6f-8f) at 2 and 3, 3rd Albany S (G3). Dam of:

CONSTITUTION (c Tapit) Florida Derby (G1), Donn H (G1), 3rd Clark H (G1).

BOYNTON (c More Than Ready) Superlative S (G2), 3rd Vintage S (G2).

JACARANDA (f Congrats) Tempted S (G3).

COMMUNICATED (c Distorted Humor) 5 wins (5½f-7f), 3 to 5.

LONGBOARDER (c Mr. Greeley) 3 wins (8f-8½f) at 3 and 4. Sire.

MAGDALENA BAY (f Distorted Humor) Winner (6f) at 3.

2nd dam: HORNS GRAY by Pass The Tab. 12 wins (5f-7f), 2 to 5, Al Swihart Memorial H, 2nd Al Swihart Memorial H, Good Life S. Dam of 9 winners:

AWESOME HUMOR (f Distorted Humor) 6 wins at 2 and 3, Spinaway S (G1), Adirondack S (G2), 2nd Alabama S (G1). Dam of:

Keep Me Informed (c A.P. Indy) 3rd Arts and Letters S.

Dignified Donovan (g Regal Classic) 13 wins, 3 to 11, 2nd San Juan County Commissioner’s H.

Royal Ancestry (f Distorted Humor) Dam of:

More Royalty (f More Than Ready) 2nd Melody of Colors S.

3rd dam: Cox’s Angel by Cox’s Ridge. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners:

BINGO TIME (g Green Forest) Home Grown H, 3rd Turfway Prevue S.

RULED OFF (g Saratoga Six) Tecumseh S.

4th dam: ANJELICCO by Angle Light. 5 wins at 3. Dam of 5 winners:

ALL FIRED UP (c Timeless Moment) Arlington Washington Futurity S (G1). Sire.

ASSOMBRIE (f Timeless Moment) Prix Herod.

Synformer (f Sovereign Dancer) Dam of:

WILD SYN (c Wild Again) Blue Grass S (G2). Sire.

ILLUMINANCE (f Dehere) 2 wins at 3. Grandam of: COMPETITIVE EDGE (c Super Saver) Hopeful S (G1), Pat Day Mile S (G3).

EAGLE SOUND (f Fusaichi Pegasus) Winner at 2. Dam of: PICK OF THE LITTER (c Kitten’s Joy) Hagyard Fayette S (G3).

Stud Record
Emcee’s first crop are two-year-olds of 2017.

Conformation

Race record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Three 1 1 - - -
Four 7 3 - 2 -
Total 8 4 - 2 -

 

At 3

1st
MSW, 6f, Belmont Park, by 4½l, beating Star Harbour.

At 4

1st
Forego S (G1), 7f, Saratoga, by 4½l, beating Hamazing Destiny, Jersey Town, Caixa Electonica, Pacific Ocean, Isn’t He Perfect, Jackson Bend.
1st
AOC, 7f, Belmont Park, by 4½l, beating Sam Sparkle, Manteca, Jaguar Paw, Percussion, Remand.
1st
Allowance, 7f, Gulfstream Park, by 6l, beating Associate, Grande Shores.
3rd
Alfred G. Vanderbilt H (G1), 6f, Saratoga, by a neck and a neck, to Poseidon’s Warrior, Justin Phillip, beating Hamazing Destiny, Rothko, Jersey Town, Sloane Ranger, Shackleford.
3rd
Tom Fool H (G3), 6f, Aqueduct, to Calibrachoa, Caleb’s Posse, beating Capt. Candyman Can, Royal Currier, Justin Phillip.
4th
Carter H (G1), 7f, Aqueduct, to Jackson Bend, Caleb’s Posse, Shackleford.

Video footage

Forego S (G1), 7f, Saratoga, 01 September 2012
AOC, 7f, Belmont Park, 05 May 2012
Allowance, 7f, Gulfstream Park, 03 February 2012
MSW, 6f, Belmont Park, 14 September 2011

News

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Filly born on February 10 is out of a daughter of Street Cry

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Darley in America announces fees for the 2015 breeding season

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Darley open house during Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton November Sales

There will be an open house at Darley in Lexington, Kentucky, beginning Monday, November 4th and continuing until Thursday, November 14th. Visitors are welcome daily from 12 noon until 3:00 pm.


Darley has announced that Godolphin’s G1 winner Emcee has been retired and will enter stud in 2014 at Sequel Stallions in New York

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Breeding forms

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2017 Mare Information Sheet - this form must be on file before your mare can be booked. Please double-check pedigree, correct spelling and ownership.

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