Midshipman

$8,500 Ch 2006 16.0½HH (1.63M)
By Unbridled's Song – Fleet Lady (Avenue Of Flags)
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. 16% Black Type horses from starters – the best among all stallions standing for under $20,000. They include 11-time Stakes winner Lady Shipman, G2 winner Princess Warrior, and G3 winners Dearest and Sassy Sienna.

News

In the news

Daughter of Midshipman proves too tough in earning her first Graded Stakes victory

Princess Warrior swept to the lead in the stretch on her way to an impressive victory in the G2 Mrs. Revere Stakes at Churchill Downs Nov. 23.

Midshipman gelding gets second career Stakes victory

In the Navy captured his second career Stakes victory with a strong performance in the Mr. Sulu Overnight Stakes going one mile on the turf at Fair Grounds on November 16.


Medaglia d’Oro will top the roster at $200,000

This year has seen Medaglia d’Oro enjoy fantastic returns in the sales ring.


Well-traveled son of Midshipman earns his third straight Stakes victory

Big Changes once again proved too tough for his competition when he powered to victory in the Unbridled Stakes at Louisiana Downs Sept. 2.


Daughter of Midshipman takes command in the stretch to notch her second Stakes win

The addition of blinkers made all the difference after Firstmate rolled to a four-length victory in the Minnesota Oaks at Canterbury Park 11 Aug.


Four-year-old gelding provides Midshipman with second Stakes winner of the day

In The Navy held off the late charge of Magic Vow to win the Louisiana Cup Turf Classic by a half-length at Louisiana Downs 4 Aug.


Son of Midshipman notches his second consecutive Stakes victory

Big Changes took command at the top of the stretch and rolled to a three-and-a-half-length victory in the WV House of Delegates Speaker’s Cup Stakes at Mountaineer Park 4 Aug


Son of Midshipman easily defends his title with a one-length victory

The venue for the 2018 edition the John Henry Stakes may have been different, but the result was the same as 2017 as Big Changes charged from off the pace to successfully def


Daughter of Midshipman prevails by a nose to earn her first Graded Stakes victory

Sassy Sienna earned her first Graded Stakes win when she edged rival Wonder Gadot (Medaglia d’Oro) to wi


Daughter of Midshipman rallies in the stretch to notch her first Stakes win

In The Navy Now swept past the frontrunners in deep stretch to win the Nellie Morse Stakes by a head at Laurel Park.


Best progeny

His winning offspring

Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

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
Midshipman - conformation video

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 1,700 foals aged three and up, including MIDSHIPMAN, ARROGATE, BUDDHA, CROSS TRAFFIC, EMCEE, FIRST DEFENCE, FOREVER UNBRIDLED, GRAYDAR, LIAM’S MAP, MAGNIFICENT SONG, MARYLEBONE, OCTAVE, POLITICAL FORCE, SONGANDAPRAYER, SPLENDID BLENDED, TARA’S TANGO, THORN SONG, UNBRIDLED ELAINE, UNBRIDLED FOREVER, UNRIVALED BELLE, WILL TAKE CHARGE, ZENSATIONAL, EIGHT BELLES, 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) Eclipse Champion two-year-old colt, 5 wins (5½f-8½f), 2 to 4, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), Del Mar Futurity (G1), 2nd Norfolk S (G1), 3rd Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1).

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). Dam of:

FROSTED (c Tapit) Metropolitan H (G1), Whitney S (G1), Wood Memorial S (G1), Pennsylvania Derby (G2), 2nd Belmont S (G1), 3rd Travers S (G1). Sire.

INDULGENT (f Bernardini) Go for Wand H (G3), 2nd Distaff H (G3).

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

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).

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 S (G1), Rebel S (G2), 3rd Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity (G1), Arkansas Derby (G1), Affirmed S (G3).

2nd dam: Dear Mimi by Roberto. Placed. 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/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). Sire.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

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.

Breeding forms

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Midshipman’s progeny at the races