Ashford Handbook 2023

LEADING PERFORMERS BY JACK CHRISTOPHER’S SIRE MUNNINGS : NAME SIRE OF DAM SIRE OF 2ND DAM GRADE EDA Lemon Drop Kid Aptitude Gr.1 EL DEAL Out of Place Well Decorated Gr.1 I'M A CHATTERBOX Lost Soldier Cure The Blues Gr.1 JACK CHRISTOPHER Half Ours Ogygian Gr.1 KIMARI Cozzene Johannesburg Gr.1 BONNY SOUTH Tapit Nureyev Gr.2 CATALINA RED Freud Saratoga Six Gr.2 FINITE Tapit Olympio Gr.2 FREE ROSE El Prado Theatrical Gr.2 GINOBILI Sharp Humor Royal Academy Gr.2 OM Tabasco Cat Alydar Gr.2 SCARAMOUCHE Bernardini Successful Appeal Gr.2 VENETIAN HARBOR Street Cry Dixieland Band Gr.2 BARKLEY Medaglia d'Oro Afleet Gr.3 BEN'S DUCHESS Sky Classic Foolish Pleasure Gr.3 CHIEF CICATRIZ Grand Slam Unbridled Gr.3 FANCY DRESS PARTY Matty G Dayjur Gr.3 JAXON TRAVELER After Market Belong To Me Gr.3 MUNNY SPUNT Hard Spun Capote Gr.3 NO PROBLEM Orientate Carson City Gr.3 PHAT MAN Northern Trend Two's A Plenty Gr.3 PROFORMA Salt Lake Marfa Gr.3 SHAHAMA Belong To Me Clever Trick Gr.3 SHARP STARR A.P. Indy Seeking The Gold Gr.3 WARRIOR'S CHARGE Broken Vow Wild Rush Gr.3 WONDRWHERECRAIGIS Giant's Causeway Unbridled's Song Gr.3 ALDA Maria's Mon Polish Numbers Gr.1-pl SW CONSTANTIA Belong To Me Kris S. Gr.2-pl SW KING KRANZ Henny Hughes End Sweep Gr.2-pl SW MUNNYFOR RO Distorted Humor A.P. Indy Gr.2-pl SW ARTISTIC DIVA Mizzen Mast Glitterman Gr.3-pl SW NEVER GONE SOUTH Perfect Soul Hold Your Peace Gr.3-pl SW PETE'S PLAY CALL Irish Open Ancestral Gr.3-pl SW PLEASE FLATTER ME Flatter Affirmed Gr.3-pl SW SIR ALFRED JAMES Malabar Gold French Deputy Gr.3-pl SW MATING SUGGESTIONS: When a stallion’s fee keeps rising, you know he is doing something right. And when his fee goes from $20,000 to $100,000 in the space of five years – as Munnings’ has done - you know his progeny have far exceeded expectations. His son Jack Christopher can take much of the credit for the last two increases in Munnings’ fee, as he established himself as arguably the fastest colt of his generation. From five starts around one turn, he has posted five decisive victories. Named a TDN Rising Star after striding nearly nine lengths clear on his debut over six furlongs at Saratoga, he then graduated to Gr.1 company in the Champagne Stakes over a mile at Belmont, this time having nearly three lengths to spare. Although a stress fracture put him on the side lines for several months, Jack Christopher returned better than ever at three. A clear-cut victory in the Gr.2 Pat Day Mile Stakes acted as an ideal prep for the Gr.1 Woody Stephens Stakes over seven furlongs at Belmont, in which Jack Christopher strolled home ten lengths clear of Gr.2 winner 38

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