Hennessy - Blue Begum,
by With Approval
Entered Stud: 2010
2013 Fee: $2,500 LFSN
One of the Fastest Milers in World History
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“Wherever he is, you can call for his run, and he gives it to you.” - Edgar Prado
- Millionaire grandson of STORM CAT won more U.S. Graded stakes than any stallion in Florida
- Fastest miler at stud in Florida - 1:32.12 at Gulfstream, 1:32.68 at Belmont
- Stakes winner 6 consecutive years - eight $100,000+ stakes wins
- $500,000 Derby winner at three - Graded stakes winner four additional years
- Durable and versatile: won 14 races in 47 starts, at Saratoga, Belmont, Gulfstream, Aqueduct, Monmouth, Calder, etc.
- The leading earner at stud in the U.S. by sire of sires Hennessy
- First foals are yearlings of 2012
“He acts fresher than the 2-year-olds in the barn.”
-Bill Mott assistant Lena Willaford, after NY Graded stakes win at age 8
Won at 3
- Virginia Derby (10f, turf, defeating Kicken Kris, King's Drama, Senor Swinger, Sigint, Rowans Park, Christmas Away, Hatton Cross).
- An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (abt 8.5f, turf, by 3 3/4, defeating Commanding Creek, Native Genius, North Broad, Sports Medicine, Deputy Halo, Electric Guitar, Verkade, Rock the Nation, Quannapowitt).
- A maiden special weight race at Gulfstream Park (abt 8.5f, turf, defeating Sir Lochinvar, Honorary Man, Kossu, Supreme Regime, Tuff Coach, Lord Stonewood, Duke's Revenge, Apollo Uno, Dixieland Bear).
3rd at 3
- Charlie Barley S (8f, turf, to Moonshine Hall, Strizzi, defeating Tusayan, Paris Caper, Chad's Hope, Strategic Strike, Strikingly, With Assurance, General Ascot, Quiet Dare, Numerous Dancer).
Won at 4
- Bernard Baruch H (gr-IIT, 9f, defeating Nothing to Lose, Irish Colonial, Union Place, Quest Star, Quiet Ruler, Mr. Light).
- An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8f, turf, by 2 1/4, defeating Tacirring, Fast Decision, Handsome George, Believe I Can Fly, Drink a Toast, Steadfast and True, Mystic Salse, Schneider, Verkade).
- A race at Belmont Park (8f, turf, defeating Nothing to Lose, Chilly Rooster, Megoman, Pisces, Region of Merit).
2nd at 4
- Fourstardave H (gr-IIT, 8.5f, to Nothing to Lose, defeating Royal Regalia, Hotstufanthensome, Union Place, Ay Caramba, Gulch Approval, L'Oiseau d'Argent, Christine's Outlaw, Royal Spy).
- Tropical Turf H (gr-IIIT, 9f, to Host, defeating Demeteor, Mogador, In Hand, Keep Cool, Private Scandal, Sea Pleasure, Bob's Proud Moment, Final Prophecy, Colonial Bay, Pah).
3rd at 4
- Shadwell Turf Mile S (gr-IT, 8f, to Nothing to Lose, Honor in War, defeating Ay Caramba, Puppeteer, Sweet Return, Perfect Soul, Warleigh, Surging River).
- Poker H (gr-IIIT, 8f, to Christine's Outlaw, Millennium Dragon, defeating Megoman, Chilly Rooster, Burning Roma, Provincetown, Pisces, Multiple Choice).
Won at 5
- Tropical Turf H (gr-IIIT, 9f, defeating Demeteor, Settle Up, Keep Cool, Icy Atlantic, Cointreau, Saint Stephen, Hotstufanthensome, Noble Masterpiece, Stormy Ray, Bob's Proud Moment).
2nd at 5
- Fourstardave H (gr-IIT, 8.5f, to Leroidesanimaux, defeating Steel Light, America Alive, Senor Swinger, Hotstufanthensome).
- Bernard Baruch H (gr-IIT, 9f, to Artie Schiller, defeating America Alive, Del Mar Show, Seeking Answers).
- Sunshine Millions Turf S (9f, turf, to Star Over the Bay, defeating Continental Red, Icy Atlantic, Union Place, Cheiron, Super Strut, Bob's Proud Moment, Skywalker Red, G P Fleet, Running Free, A to the Z).
- Bonnie Heath Turf Cup H (9f, turf, to Revved Up, defeating Gin and Sin, Keep Cool, Magic Mecke, Stormy Roman, Final Prophecy, New Science, Lord Robyn).
Won at 6
- Cherokee River Stables Turf Classic S (abt 9f, turf, defeating Icy Atlantic, Ballonenostrikes, Be My Buddy, Awol Soldier, Admiral Lance, Lord Robyn, Guardianofthenorth, Attack the Books, Hitthegroundrunnin, Hal's Image).
2nd at 6
- Sunshine Millions Cloverleaf Farms Turf S (9f, turf, to Miesque's Approval, defeating Icy Atlantic, Stormy Roman, Dream On Dream On, Captain Squire, We All Love Aleyna, Gin and Sin, Touched by Madness, Eastern Sand, Night Dash, Willow O Wisp).
3rd at 6
- Canadian Turf H (8.5f, turf, to English Channel, Miesque's Approval, defeating Good Reward, Gulch Approval, Big Booster, Muqbil, Everything to Gain, Flirt With Fortune).
Won at 7
- Fourstardave H (gr-IIT, 8.5f, defeating Drum Major, Host, Woodlander, Giant Basil, Brilliant, Fishy Advice).
- Appleton H (gr-IIIT, 8f, defeating Steel Light, Old Dodge, Gin and Sin, Kiss the Kid, Tiganello, Giant Wrecker, Better Than Bonds).
- Caesar Rodney S (8.5f, turf, defeating Ballast, Silent Roar, Shake the Bank, Defer, Tune of the Spirit, Wood Be Willing).
- A race at Belmont Park (10f, turf, defeating Trippi's Storm, Ampelio, Barastraight, Woodlander, Sabre Baby).
Won at 8
- Oceanport S (gr-IIIT, 8.5f, defeating Giant Wrecker, Hotstufanthensome, Ruff and Ready, Buffalo Man, Presious Passion, Gentleman Chester, A. P. Magic, Baron Von Tap).
- Fort Marcy H (gr-IIIT, 8.5f, defeating Operation Red Dawn, Twilight Meteor, Wood Be Willing, Barastraight, Buddy's Humor, Pays to Dream).
2nd at 8
- Caesar Rodney S (9f, turf, to Wheels Up At Noon, defeating Ruff and Ready, Shake the Bank, Interpatation, Irish Osprey, Sahara Heat, Diamond Fever).
- Cherokee River Stables Turf Classic S (abt 9f, turf, to Soldier's Dancer, defeating Fearless Eagle, Vanquisher, Dinner in Odem, Ballonenostrikes, Riversrunrylee, A Bit of Madness, Art of Diplomacy).
- Shotintheheart S (8.5f, turf, to Ruff and Ready, defeating Presious Passion, French Vintage, Fearless Eagle, Birdbirdistheword, Rock Lobster, Storm in May, Jet Propulsion, Fair Weather Stan).
3rd at 9
- Elkwood S (8f, turf, to Get Serious, Carson Hall, defeating Fearless Eagle, March to Victory, Midwatch, Big Stick, Victory Alleged, Icy Atlantic, Wordsmith).
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Silver Tree Generational Pedigree
Dosage Profile: DP = 2-3-9-2-0 (16) DI = 1.46 CD = 0.31
courtesy of Pedigree Query
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