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 at that age by Unbridled’s Song and, like him, a record-breaking Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner. Sire of 12 Black Type winners so far, including 11-time Stakes winner and G1 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint runner-up Lady Shipman. No Kentucky stallion standing for less than $75,000 can top his percentage of Black Type horses from starters.

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 1,625 foals aged three and up, including MIDSHIPMAN, EMCEE, BUDDHA, CROSS TRAFFIC, FIRST DEFENCEFOREVER UNBRIDLED, GRAYDAR, 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: 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, 6 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) Metropolitan H (G1), Whitney S (G1), Wood Memorial S (G1), Pennsylvania Derby (G2), Al Maktoum Challenge 2 (G2), 2nd Belmont S (G1), Jim Dandy S (G2), Holy Bull S (G2), Remsen S (G2), 3rd Travers S (G1), Woodward S (G1).

REGIA MARINA (f Medaglia d’Oro) 4 wins (6f-6½f) at 4, 2016, Mahoning Distaff S, 3rd Seaway S (G3).

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

Son of Midshipman undefeated in two career starts

Squadron improved his record to a perfect two-for-two when he rolled to a three-and-one-quarter-length victory in the $100,000 Juvenile Turf Stakes at Gulfstream Park West.

Son of Midshipman cruises to a seven-and-a-half-length victory

Slip The Cable took command at the start and was never threatened as he charged to a seven-and-a-half-length victory in the $500,000 West Virginia Breeders’ Classic at Charles Town


Son of Midshipman gets first stakes victory in turf debut

Midshipman’s four-year-old son Allied Air Raid won easily in his turf debut to claim his first career stakes victory in the 8.5 furlong Unbridled S


Daughter of Midshipman earns fifth Stakes win out of seven starts in 2016

Lady Shipman continued to show her prowess in turf sprints when taking the $200,000 Turf Amazon at Parx Racing by one length September 5.


Juvenile daughter of Midshipman earns second straight Stakes win in wire-to-wire fashion

After defeating colts in her previous start in the Iowa Stallion Futurity at Prairie Meadows, Shipmate returned to her own division and found success once again, wiring the field o


Daughter of Midshipman goes gate-to-wire to earn first Stakes win

Red Lodge took the lead at the start and never looked back as she rolled to an impressive three-and-a-half length victory in the Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park.


Daughter of Midshipman returns to form to earn her first Graded Stakes win

Lady Shipman took the lead right out of the starting gate and was never headed as she charged to a one-and-three-quarter length victory in the G3 Royal North Stakes at Woodbine.


Two-year-old daughter of Midshipman defeats colts to remain undefeated

Shipmate earned her first Stakes victory when she repelled the challenge of Fools Rushin to win the Iowa Stallion Futurity at Prairie Meadows July 8.


Second consecutive Stakes win for the daughter of Midshipman

Gelfenstein Farm’s Dearest took command at the top of the stretch and cruised to a sharp one-and-a-half-length victory in the listed Azalea Stakes at Gulfstream Park.


Midshipman filly goes wire-to-wire in stakes debut

WinStar Farm’s Battle Girl easily won the one-mile Panthers Stakes at Prairie Meadows on June 9 for her third straight win and first stakes victory.


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