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Handicapping - Pedigree - History - Dosage

Art Collector - Breeding Stats


Bernardini - Distorted Legacy (Distorted Humor)

Chefs DP = 4-9-11-0-0 (24) DI = 3.36   CD = 0.71

Mares DP = 8-4-3-4-9   Speed = 12   Stamina = 13   Index = 0.92   Triads = 15-11-16

First 4 generation CHEFS:

A.P. Indy – (race record: 11-8-0-1)

Intermediate and Classic Chef.

Did not run in the Kentucky Derby

Winner of 1992 Belmont Stakes

Sired by Seattle Slew. 1989

National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (inducted in 2000)

Eclipse Award, American Horse of the Year (1992)

Eclipse Award, American champion 3-year-old male (1992)

Hollywood Futurity, 1st

San Rafael, 1st

Santa Anita Derby, 1st

Peter Pan Stakes, 1st

Belmont Stakes, 1st

Breeders Cup Classic, 1st

Seattle Slew Race record: 17-14-2-0

Brilliant and Classic Chef

Winner of the 1977 Triple Crown.

Sired by Bold Reasoning. 1974

National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame (inducted in 1981)

American Horse of the Year (1977)

American champion 2-year-old male (1976)

American champion 3-year-old male (1977)

American champion older male (1978)

Undefeated record leading up to the Kentucky Derby.

Winner of the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes.

Winner of the Grade 1 Flamingo Stakes.

Winner of the Grade 1 Wood Memorial.

Secretariat – (race record: 21-16-3-1)

Intermediate and Classic Chef.

Winner of the 1973 Triple Crown.

Sired by Bold Ruler. 1970

Eclipse Award Champion Two Year Old

Eclipse Award Champion Three Year Old

1972 Horse of the Year

1973 Horse of the Year

Set speed records in all three races of the Triple Crown.

Place 1st and 2nd in his final 6 races.

Fappiano - (race record: 17-10-3-1)

Intermediate and Classic Chef.

Did not run in any Triple Crown races.

Sired by Mr. Prospector. 1977

1st Morven Stakes - 6f, Meadowlands - track record 1:08-3/5

1st Discovery Handicap - 9f, Aqueduct

2nd Paterson Handicap - 9f, Meadowlands

2nd Jerome Handicap - 8f Belmont

1st Metropolitan Handicap - 8f Belmont

1st Forego Handicap - 8f, Belmont

3rd Bold Ruler Stakes - 6f, Aqueduct

Mr. Prospector – (race record: 14-7-4-2)

Brilliant and Classic Chef.

Did not run in the TC races.

Sired by Raise a Native. 1970

Top-rated sprinter side-lined with injuries.

Set a track record, 6f at Gulfstream Park at 1:07-4/5 in an allowance race.

Set a track record, 6f in the Whirlaway Handicap at 1:08-3/5.

Danzig - (race record: 3-3-0-0)

Intermediate and Classic Chef.

Sired by Northern Dancer. 1977

Won his maiden and two allowance races.

Unsound and fragile.

Went on to become a great success at stud.

Ultimately named a chef-de-race as one of Northern Dancer's

most proficient sons in the breeders shed.

Damascus (race record: 32-21-7-3)

Intermediate and Classic Chef.

Sired by Sword Dancer. 1964

Third in the 1967 Kentucky Derby.

First in the Preakness.

First in the Belmont Stakes.

2nd - The Gotham Stakes - 8f, Aqueduct

1st - Wood Memorial - 9f, Aqueduct

1st - The Dwyer - 10f, Aqueduct

1st - The Travers Stakes - 10f, Saratoga (repeated Track record 2:01-3/5)

1st - Woodward Stakes - 10f, Belmont (defeated Buckpasser and Dr. Fager)

Male Line of Teddy.

Hoist the Flag (race record: 6-5-0-0)

Brilliant and Intermediate Chef.

Sired by Tom Rolfe. 1968

American Champion Two Year Old.

6f to 8f wins including Maiden and two allowance races.

1st - Cowdin Stakes - 7f, Belmont

1st - Champagne Stakes - 8f, Belmont (disqualified from 1st)

1st - Bay Shore Stakes - 7f, Aqueduct

Additional Speed Sires:


Additional Stamina Sires:

DISTORTED HUMOR - (race record: 23-8-5-3)

Sired by Forty-Niner.

QUIET AMERICAN - (race record: 12-4-3-1)

Sired by Fappiano

Top Influence of Sires leading to St. Simon in order:

Top influence is NOT to St. Simon.

Top influence is Mr. Prospector which line-breeds to Teddy.

Second is Nasrullah which line-breeds to St. Simon - 7.42%

Third is Nearco to St. Simon - 6.84%

TOTAL = 14.26%

The Ribot and Flower Bowl Connection:

Sixth Generation:

Tom Rolfe → Ribot only.

Tom Rolfe was a product of Ribot and Pocahontas.

Flower Bowl is not the mare.

5th Generation Chefs:

Bold Ruler [BI] - Buckpasser [C] - Dr. Fager [I] - Bold Bidder [IC] - Northern Dancer [BC] - Tom Rolfe [CP] - Raise a Native [B]

Art Collector - Main Prep: Blue Grass Stakes – Chef Index: 3.36

Previous Ten Winners of the Blue Grass, their Index and top Derby Placement

2019 – Vekoma - 12th in the Derby

2018 - Good Magic - 2nd in the Derby (3.40)

2017 – Irap - 8th in the Derby

2016 - Brody's Cause - 7th in the Derby

2015 - Carpe Diem - 10th

2014 – Dance With Fate - 6th

2013 – Java's War - 13th

2012 - Dullahan - 3rd in the Derby (5.80)

2011 - Brilliant Speed - 7th

2010 - Stately Victor - 8th

ART COLLECTOR - Sloppy Track Performances:

11-30-2019 Allowance Optional Claiming Race - 6f - Churchill. First but Disqualified.

This was the race where he came in first but was Disqualified for testing positive. At 6f, with his 3.36 index, he went into that race with an advantage and there was no reason to use any type of drug on this horse. Unable to use this race as a highlight for sloppy track performance because we don't know if the drugs actually played a part.

11-6-2019 The Dixiana Bourbon Stakes - 1-1/16th on Turf - Keeneland - 7th.

Most likely the sloppy track played no part. This was a turf race and this guy is a dirt runner.

Trainer: Thomas Drury

Jockey: Brian Hernandez


7/11/20 - The Blue Grass Stakes, Keeneland 9f, 1st. Stalked the lead. FORWARD.

6/13/20 - Allowance Optional Claiming, Churchill 8.5f. 1st. Wire to Wire in a 4 horse field. LEAD.

5/17/20 - Allowance Optional Claiming, Churchill, 7f. 1st. Ran Mid Pack and surged after the 1/2 pole. MID-PACK.

Has run in 3 different spots on dirt to win his shorter races. Most likely to settle between Midpack and stalking for 10f.


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