High Cotton
Dixie Union - Happy Tune, by A.P. Indy

FLORIDA'S REIGNING CHAMPION JUVENILE SIRE

Fee: $5,000 LFSN
High Cotton
High Cotton
Dixie Union - Happy Tune, by A.P. Indy
  • 2016 2-year-old sales progeny: $400,000 filly at OBS April and $280,000 colt at OBS March
  • No. 1 Florida Juvenile Sire in 2015 by Earnings & Winners (23 - most by a Fla. sire since 2010), No. 2 by Stakes Horses &  Stakes Winners
  • 2-year-old stakes horses in 2015 include DREAM OF ME, winner of the $200,000 Florida Sire Dr. Fager S. at Gulfstream, LUPO’S WAY, runner-up in Gulfstream’s $100,000 Juvenile Fillies Turf S., and TIGHT WEAVE, runner-up in Monmouth’s $60,000 Colleen S.
  • 2015 sales progeny included 2-year-olds of $240,000, $220,000, $145,000, $130,000, and yearlings up to $125,000
  • Also sire of Hopeful S. (G1) & Amsterdam S. (G2) winner CURRENCY SWAP from his first crop, undefeated Saratoga Special S. (G2) winner SPURIOUS PRECISION from his second crop, and G2-placed colts TARPY’S GOAL and SPEAK LOGISTICS
  • His three biggest and best-bred crops are yearlings, 2-year-olds, and 3-year-olds in 2016

High Cotton News

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High Cotton | 4/20/2016
A High Cotton filly that brought $400,000 during Day 2 of the OBS Spring Sale of 2-year-olds in Training brought abundant praise from her buyer Mike Ryan...
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High Cotton | 4/13/2016
A colt by High Cotton zipped through his 1/8-mile breeze in :09 4/5 seconds on Wednesday at the Under Tack Show for the upcoming OBS April Spring Sale...
High Cotton | 4/9/2016
April Gaze proved she was up to the task of facing stakes company on Saturday when the 3-year-old High Cotton filly scored a one-length tally in the $75,000 Sophomore Fillies S...
High Cotton | 3/15/2016
Ocala Stud’s consignment during the first day of the March 15-16 OBS March Sale of Selected Sale of 2-year-olds in Training included a $280,000 colt by their stallion High Cotton...
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High Cotton | 2/20/2016
Sonoma Crush kicked off his racing career in fine fashion Saturday at Fair Grounds, winning a six-furlong maiden special weight contest by 1 ¼-lengths...
High Cotton | 1/25/2016
A 2-year-old daughter of High Cotton topped the Barretts January mixed sale, selling for $55,000....
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High Cotton | 1/16/2016
Karen’s Silk powered home in the Laurel Park stretch to win the $75,000 Marshua S., giving the 3-year-old daughter of High Cotton her first stakes win...
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High Cotton | 8/8/2015
Dream of Me rallied up the inside of the Gulfstream Park stretch to capture the $200,000 Dr. Fager S. by 2 ¼ lengths on Saturday afternoon...
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High Cotton | 11/30/2014
High Cotton’s 2-year-olds were high profile over the recent holiday weekend, with four juveniles racking up impressive maiden wins...
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High Cotton | 4/23/2013
A colt by High Cotton and sold by Ocala Stud was one of the brightest stars after two days of the OBS 2013 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training...
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High Cotton | 3/12/2013
A pair of fillies sold for six figures during the first day of the March 12-13 OBS Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training sale...
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High Cotton | 1/3/2013
Continuing his momentum from his first crop in 2011, High Cotton finished 2012 as Florida's leading second-crop sire...
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High Cotton | 10/15/2012
J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud announced stud fees for its 2013 roster of stallions, which is headlined by four-time Florida champion sire, Montbrook, along with Florida's leading freshman sire of 2011 and current leading second-crop sire of 2012, High Cotton...
High Cotton | 10/13/2012
Speak Logistics led at every call en route to a 2 ¾-length victory in the $300,000 In Reality S. Oct. 13 at Calder...
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High Cotton | 8/12/2012
Spurious Precision ran off to a five length victory in the $200,000 Saratoga Special (G2) Sunday at the venerable upstate New York track...
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High Cotton | 7/29/2012
High Cotton's leading lifetime earner Currency Swap continued to build on his impressive career with a 1 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Amsterdam S. (G2)...
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High Cotton | 7/22/2012
High Cotton, Florida's No. 1 Freshman Sire of 2011, has gotten off to a flying start with his juveniles again in 2012. Spurious Precision made an impressive debut at the races on July 21st, capturing a maiden special weight for juvenile colts on opening weekend at Saratoga...
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High Cotton | 5/12/2012
High Cotton's 3-year-old son Currency Swap scored a measured three-quarter length victory in the $85,000 You and I S. Saturday at Belmont Park...
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High Cotton | 4/8/2012
Tarpy's Goal returned from a brief freshening to notch his first career stakes win in the $75,000, seven-furlong Ocala Breeders’ Sales Sophomore S. April 7 at Tampa Bay Downs...
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High Cotton | 2/2/2012
High Cotton's Grade 1 winner Currency Swap was given a weight of 120 pounds on the recently released. Experimental Handicap, fith best among all 2-year-olds of 2011...

Race Record:

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 5 1 2 (2) 1 $ 98,120
3 8 3 (3) 1 (1) 0 $357,924
4 4 0 0 1 $6,530
Totals 17 4 (3) 3 (3) 2 $462,574

Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • A maiden special weight race at Belmont Park (6f, defeating Rondo, Ramsgate, Noonmark, Cavallo Pazzo, Don't Park Now, Ready Eddie, Inspect, Market Force, Mr Retsof).

2nd at 2

  • Kentucky Jockey Club S.(G2) at Churchill Downs (8.5f, to Private Vow, defeating Hyte Regency, Red Raymond, Catcominatcha, Great Point, International Cat).
  • Iroquois S.(G2) at Churchill Downs (8f, to Catcominatcha, defeating Mondavi, Mr. Pinstripe, Flanders Fields, Charley Tango, Red Raymond, Laity, Right Place N Time, Testimony, Sharp Attack, Grand Survival, Brassie Prince).

Won at 3

  • Northern Dancer Breeders' Cup S. (G3) at Churchill Downs (8.5f, defeating Simon Pure, Sayhellotolarry, Admiral's Arch, Cielo Gold, Private Vow).
  • Rushaway S. at Turfway Park (8.5f, defeating Special Interest, Bear Character, New Awakening, Kings Challenge, Warrior Within, Fabled, Triptanic, In A Flash (IRE), Warwick Wonder, Mark of Success, Fidrych).
  • Sir Barton S. at Pimlico (8.5f, D, defeating Ultimate Goal, Little Cliff, Vegas Play, Ah Day, Our Peak, Sharps Island).

2nd at 3

  • Ohio Derby (G2) at Thistledown (9f, to Deputy Glitters, defeating Flashy Bull, Sacred Light, Sayhellotolarry, Tri Uimet).

 

High Cotton Generational Pedigree

Dosage Profile: DP = 7-3-10-0-0 (20) DI = 3.00 CD = 0.85
DIXIE UNION (USA)
dkb/br. 1997
DIXIELAND BAND (USA)
b. 1980
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
MISSISSIPPI MUD (USA)
b. 1973
DELTA JUDGE (USA) dkb/br. 1960
SAND BUGGY (USA) gr/r. 1963
SHES TOPS (USA)
dkb/br. 1989
CAPOTE (USA)
dkb/br. 1984
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)   br. 1974 [BC]
TOO BALD (USA) dkb/br. 1964 *
SHE'S A TALENT (USA)
dkb/br. 1983
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)   b. 1970 [BC]
PAINTBRUSH (USA) dkb/br. 1977
HAPPY TUNE (USA)
ch. 1995
A.P. INDY (USA)
dkb/br. 1989
SEATTLE SLEW (USA)
br. 1974 [BC]
  BOLD REASONING (USA) dkb/br. 1968
MY CHARMER (USA) b. 1969 *
WEEKEND SURPRISE (USA)*
b. 1980
SECRETARIAT (USA) ch. 1970 [IC]
LASSIE DEAR (USA) b. 1974 *
HUM ALONG (USA)
dkb/br. 1989
FAPPIANO (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)   b. 1970 [BC]
KILLALOE (USA) b. 1970
MINSTRESS (USA)
ch. 1983
THE MINSTREL (CAN) ch. 1974
FLEET VICTRESS (USA) dkb/br. 1972
courtesy of Pedigree Query

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