Lion Heart - Contessa Halo,
Southern Halo

2008 CH

Entered Stud: 2011

$5,000 LFSN


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Kantharos Kantharos
  • "Best Value Sire on the Planet" - Bill Oppenheim, Dec. 30, 2015 TDN
  • Topped all Florida second-crop sires by progeny earnings, stakes winners (5), and winners (30)
  • Leading 1st year sire of 2014 in Florida
  • 2015 2YOs in Training led by $225,000 filly, $125,000 colt
  • Florida's Leading Sire of 2YO SHs in 2014 (the most of any FL stallion since 2001)
  • 2015 GSWs: X Y JET, dominating winner of the Mr. Prospector S. (G3), earning a 107 Beyer?; also Pegasus S. (G3) winner MR. JORDAN, a two-time SW, a TDN Rising Star as a juvenile,
    and the top Florida-bred 3-year-old of 2015
  • Additional 2015 stakes winners include KATIE’S KISS, BUCCHERO, and WILDWOOD KANTHAROS
  • 2015 2YOs led by $225,000 filly and $125,000 colt
  • Undefeated, untested multiple GSW; one of the most dominant & precocious stallions at stud
  • Back-to-back-to-back wins at two by 28 1/2 combined lengths: debut MdSpWt - 5f :57 4/5 - by 11 3/4, Bashford Manor S. (G3) - 6f 1:09 4/5 - by 9 1/2, Saratoga Special S. (G2) by 7 1/4
  • A Top 5 Florida stallion by mares bred, covering 112 mares in 2015

Kantharos News

Kantharos colt rockets to victory in OBS Sprint S. on 1/26/2016
After an early speed duel, Danbury sped to a 1 ½-length victory in Tuesday’s $50,000 OBS Sprint S. at the Ocala Training Center...
X Y Jet rolls to fourth win in a row on 1/16/2016
X Y Jet romped in Saturday’s $150,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint S. at Gulfstream Park for the second straight stakes win...
Kantharos: Best Value Sire on the Planet on 12/30/2015
Must just about be Kantharos (Lion Heart), who stands at Ocala Stud in Florida for just $5,000...
X Y Jet Soars to victory in Mr. Prospector S. (G3) on 12/20/2015
Kantharos’ leading 3-year-old X Y Jet turned in the best performance of his career in Saturday’s $100,000 Mr. Prospector S. (G3)...
Kantharos colt all heart in $150K To Much Coffee S. on 11/1/2015
Bucchero repelled several challenges en route to a 1 ½-length victory in Saturday night’s $150,000 To Much Coffee S. at Indiana Grand...
Kantharos first-timer impresses at Belmont Park on 10/24/2015
Ancient Secret sped to a three-length victory in the 2-year-old filly’s debut on Saturday at Belmont Park, the 25th winner this year for Kantharos...
Katie’s Kiss blows by field in Summer Winds S. on 8/16/2015
Florida’s leading Second-Crop sire Kantharos added to his impressive tally on Sunday when Katie’s Kiss scored a come-from-behind victory in the $75,000 Summer Winds S...
Wildwood Kantharos streaks to first career stakes win on 7/5/2015
William Stiritz’s Wildwood Kantharos led at every call en route to a 1½-length victory in Saturday’s $53,700 Purple Violet S. at Arlington Park...
Mr. Jordan makes the grade in Pegasus S. (G3) on 6/21/2015
Kantharos’ flashy gray 3-year-old son Mr. Jordan, winner of two previous listed stakes, upped his game with a head victory in the $157,500 Pegasus S. (G3) Sunday at Monmouth Park...
Kantharos filly brings $225,000 at OBS on 4/22/2015
A flashy filly by Champion Florida Freshman Sire Kantharos sold for $225,000 at the OBS Spring Sale on April 21st, second highest-price for a filly opening day...
Fourth new winner in 14 days for Kantharos on 12/20/2014
R Limo Joe drove right to the lead and kept on cruising, taking a $34,000 maiden special weight at Gulfstream by two lengths in his career bow on Dec. 19th...
17th winner for FL's Leading Juvenile Sire Kantharos on 12/17/2014
Florida-bred Bulguruisinhwa became the 17th juvenile winner from the first crop by Kantharos, when she broke her maiden going 1200 meters on Dec. 14th...
Kantharos’ first-crop win percentage among the nation’s best on 12/13/2014
Kantharos’ incredible 62% winners from runners ranks at the top of the 2014 Freshman Sire list for the Ocala Stud sire...
Kantharos’ Mr. Jordan very impressive in Smooth Air S. on 11/29/2014
Mr. Jordan established himself as one of Florida’s most exciting 2015 Kentucky Derby (G1) prospects with yet another dominating victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Smooth Air S...
Kantharos into top 5 with 14 first-year winners on 11/15/2014
Kantharos, Florida’s runaway Freshman sire of 2014, moved into the top 5 on the General Sire list with 14 total winners...
Kantharos’ Mr. Jordan captures $100K Juvenile Sprint S. at Gulfstream on 11/8/2014
Kantharos’ exciting 2-year-old colt Mr. Jordan captured Saturday’s $100,000 Juvenile Sprint S. at Gulfstream Park West in his first stakes start...
Kantharos colt impresses in Gulfstream MdSpWt win on 10/27/2014
Brother Bobo gave Florida’s leading freshman sire his ninth winner from his first crop with a very sharp-looking maiden special weight score...
Sixth Winner for Florida's Leading Freshman Sire on 9/26/2014
Here Comes Adri took to the slop like a pro, and sped to a six-length victory over maiden two-year-old fillies at Delaware Park on September 25th...
Kantharos firster a ‘TDN Rising Star’ at Monmouth Park on 9/14/2014
Mr. Jordan turned in a stellar performance Sunday at Monmouth Park, dispatching a very good group...
Fourth winner for leading sire Kantharos on 9/6/2014
Kantharos, Florida’s leading freshman sire, got his fourth winner on Saturday with Free Flying’s three-length victory...

Race Record:

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 3 3 0 0 $185,213
Totals 3 3 0 0 $185,213

Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • Saratoga Special S. (gr-II, 6.5f, by 7 ¼, defeating Bail Out the Cat, Manchurian High, and Blue Right By)
  • Basford Manor S. (gr-III, 6f, by 9 ½, defeating Lou Brissie, Speed Demon, Saturday Dance, Gold for Cash, and Thewayitusedtobe)
  • A maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs (5f, by 11 ¾, defeating Gold for Cash, Big Bentley, Nacho Man, Major Score, Eighth Rock, and Sol Caribe)

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Kantharos Generational Pedigree

Dosage Profile: DP = 5-1-10-0-0 (16) DI = 2.20 CD = 0.69
LION HEART (USA) ch. 2001 TALE OF THE CAT (USA) b. 1994 STORM CAT (USA) br. 1983 STORM BIRD (CAN) b. 1978
TERLINGUA (USA) ch. 1976
YARN (USA) b. 1987 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)   b. 1970 [BC]
NARRATE (USA) dkb/br. 1980 *
SATIN SUNRISE (USA) b. 1990 MR. LEADER (USA) b. 1966 HAIL TO REASON (USA)   br. 1958 [C]
JOLIE DEJA (USA) b. 1954 *
LOGIC (USA) ch. 1979 NASKRA (USA) b. 1967
CONTESSA HALO (USA) dkb/br. 1998 SOUTHERN HALO (USA) b. 1983 HALO (USA) blk. 1969 [BC] HAIL TO REASON (USA)   br. 1958 [C]
COSMAH (USA) b. 1953 *
SEA SAGA (USA) ch. 1968
K D PRINCESS (USA) dkb/br. 1971
JILL OF ALL TRADES (USA) b. 1984 CODEX (USA) ch. 1977 [IC]
MAVERA (USA) b. 1977
courtesy of Pedigree Query

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