Ashford Handbook 2023



Rever de Vous c. Pink Nightie c. Le Moine f. Super Divine c. Catenaria c. Greed And Fear c. Raise The Rithm c. My Saving Grace c. Prosperity c.

Distorted Humor Giant's Causeway Curlin Divine Park Bernardini Bob And John Algorithms Super Saver

Briston Bloodstock Hideyuki Mori Full Of Fun Racing II Lynnhaven Racing

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Ocean Reef/W. Francis Paynter 150,000 Shepherd Equine/L. Hirsch 125,000 Bradley T’breds Owls Bloodstock Ed and Susie Orr

Tapit 100,000 STAKES PERFORMERS FROM THE FIRST CROP OF CLASSIC EMPIRE INCLUDE: NAME SIRE OF DAM SIRE OF 2ND DAM GRADE INTERSTATEDAYDREAM Uncle Mo Arch Gr.2 MORELLO Congrats Runaway Groom Gr.3 CLASSY EDITION Bernardini Cherokee Run Gr.2-pl BEAUTIFUL EMPIRE Colonel John Distorted Humor SW CLASSICSTATEOFMIND Songandaprayer Storm Creek SW EMPRESS TIGRESS Tale of the Cat Broken Vow SW FIRST EMPIRE Macho Uno Wild Again SW CLASSIC MOMENT Yankee Victor Tricky Creek St-pl OLD TOWN ROAD Pioneering Strodes Creek St-pl QUEENS UP Strong Hope General Assembly St-pl TWENTY FOUR MAMBA Harlan's Holiday A.P. Indy St-pl GR.1 AND GR.2 WINNERS BY CLASSIC EMPIRE'S SIRE PIONEEROF THE NILE INCLUDE: NAME SIRE OF DAM SIRE OF 2ND DAM GRADE AMERICAN PHAROAH Yankee Gentleman Ecliptical Gr.1 CLASSIC EMPIRE Cat Thief Miswaki Gr.1 MATAREYA Bernardini Seeking The Gold Gr.1 MIDNIGHT STORM Bertrando Darby Creek Road Gr.1 ARREST ME RED Medaglia d'Oro Irish Open Gr.2 CABO SPIRIT Shamardal Cee’s Tizzy Gr.2 CAIRO PRINCE Holy Bull Accipiter Gr.2 JOJO WARRIOR Carson City Deputy Minister Gr.2 NOLDE Dixie Union Pulpit Gr.2 POSITIVE SPIRIT In Excess Somethingfabulous Gr.2 THOUSAND WORDS Pomeroy Point Given Gr.2 UNDER THE STARS Storm Cat A.P. Indy Gr.2 MATING SUGGESTIONS: Classic Empire took the 2YO male title at the Eclipse Awards with a landslide 248 votes out of a possible 248. His wins included the Gr.1 Breeders’ Futurity and Gr.1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, in which he beat Not This Time. Classic Empire trained on well, notable taking the Gr.1 Arkansas Derby and being beaten only a head in the Gr.1 Preakness. He is bred along similar lines to Triple Crown hero American Pharoah, both are by Pioneerof The Nile from 10

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