Kantharos
Lion Heart - Contessa Halo,
by
Southern Halo

2008 CH

Entered Stud: 2011

2014 Fee: $5,000 LFSN

FLORIDA’S NO. 1 FRESHMAN YEARLING SIRE IN 2013

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  • First yearlings well received at public auction: 20 sold from 21 offered for a $49,800 Avg.– nearly 10x stud fee and tops among all freshmen in Florida.
  • $300,000 colt purchased by Mark Casse, agent for Conquest Stables at F-T July – the highest-priced colt of the sale by a freshman sire.
  • Undefeated, untested multiple GSW juvenile and 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) - 6 1/2f - by 7 1/4.
  • Won sire-making Saratoga Special S. (G2), same as outstanding juvenile sires CITY ZIP, HENNY HUGHES, RUN AWAY AND HIDE, etc.
  • By leading juvenile sire LION HEART, from the family of G1 sire FIRST SAMURAI.
  • Bred 125 mares in 2013 – First 2-year-olds race in 2014.

Kantharos News

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Kantharos first-crop yearling sells for $300K at Fasig-Tipton on 7/15/2013
An eye-grabbing colt by undefeated multiple graded stakes winner Kantharos created a buzz Monday at the Fasig-Tipton July Sale in central Kentucky, bringing a final bid of $300,000 from agent Mark Casse to represent the single highest price for a yearling colt at the sale...
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Kantharos, undefeated multiple GSW juvenile, to Ocala Stud on 11/6/2012
Kantharos, the undefeated multiple graded stakes-winning juvenile by Lion Heart, has been relocated to J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud...

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
BACTU REASON (USA) b. 1974
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 *
NORTHERN SEA (USA) b. 1974 NORTHERN DANCER (CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
SEA SAGA (USA) ch. 1968
QUEEN OF SAVOY (USA) dkb/br. 1990 CONQUISTADOR CIELO (USA) b. 1979 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)   b. 1970 [BC]
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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