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, Kentucky
Eclipse Champion two-year-old, the best at that age by Unbridled’s Song and, like him, a record-breaking Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner. Among his sire crop, only Quality Road and Munnings can top his 15 career Black Type winners - including G3 winners Lady Shipman and Dearest, plus G2-placed Allied Air Raid.

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).

Indulgent (f Bernardini) 2nd Distaff Handicap (G3).

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.

Surf Song (f Storm Cat) Unraced. Dam of: Solomini (c Curlin) 2nd FrontRunner Stakes (G1), Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1).

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

Darley stallions well represented in the 2017 Breeders’ Cup

With Medaglia d’Oro leading the way, 10 Darley sires have 17 individual runners in 12 of the 13 races in this year’s Breeders’ Cup taking

Medaglia d’Oro’s highest-rated son Astern to stand alongside his sire at Jonabell

Medaglia d’Oro’s best son Astern will join the 2018 Darley stallion roster at Jonabell for a fee o


Juvenile filly by Midshipman becomes a Stakes winner in her career debut

Firstmate made quite a splash in her career debut August 20 when she closed like a rocket in the final furlong to win the six-furlong Northern Lights Debutante by 10 lengths at Can


Son of Midshipman puts away challenger Paternal Pride in the stretch to earn first Stakes victory

Big Changes battled with Paternal Pride in the stretch before edging clear to win the John Henry Stakes at Louisiana Downs by one-and-a-quarter lengths August 5.


Son of Midshipman wins his 2017 debut by three-and-a-half lengths

Slip The Cable showed no signs of rust as he took command right out of the gate and never looked back on his way to a scoring a three-and-a-half-length victory in the Confucius Say


First Graded Stakes win for daughter of Midshipman

Gelfenstein Farm’s Dearest made her first start since September a winning one when she charged to a one-length victory in the G3 Sugar Swirl Stakes at Gulfstream Park.


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.


Breeding forms

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