Bernardini - Ava Knowsthecode, by Cryptoclearance
bay, 2009, 16.2 hands
Entered Stud 2013
2017 Fee: $7,500
Stands and Nurses
Season Inquiries: Bernie Sams
(859) 987-2330 / (859) 233-4252
- Undefeated GSW by Bernardini
- #2 Freshman Sire of 2016 by black-type horses (tied)
- 12 winners, 2 TDN Rising Stars, and 4 stakes horses in his 1st-crop, incl. Clarendon Stakes winner Vanish & multiple G3-placed Recruiting Ready
- 2nd-crop yearlings sold up to $220,000
- 2016 Yearlings averaged $59,399 (8x stud fee)
- #1 in his crop by rate of return on stud fee (2016 yearlings)
Undefeated Graded SW
Won Holy Bull S.-G3 by 5 lengths, defeating champion HANSEN
Top Runners in 2016:
Vanish: 1st Clarendon Stakes
Recruiting Ready: 1st MSW @ Belmont by 10 1/4 lengths. Named TDN Rising Star. 2nd Bashford Manor S. -G3, 3rd Iroquois S. -G3, 3rd Buffalo Man S.
Sophie Germain: 1st MSW @ Aqueduct by three lengths; named TDN Rising Star.
Junket: 2nd Victoria S., Colin S.
Bay Numbers: 1st MSW @ Monmouth by 6 1/4 lengths, 2nd Tyro Stakes
Haulani: impressive maiden winner in England
Bronx Sandman: 3rd First Bank Dash S.
2016 Sales include:
$220,000 colt, Keeneland September Sale to Steven W. Young, agent
$200,000 colt, Keeneland September Sale to John Fort
$200,000 colt, Keeneland September Sale to J.J. Crupi
$180,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale to Live Oak Plantation
$180,000 colt at OBS April to L.E.B
$125,000 filly at OBS March to Brushy Hill; Rockbridge Bloodstock, agent
In 2015, 1st Crop Yearling sales include:
$110,000 colt at Keeneland September to Jack Hester, agent
$100,000 colt at Keeneland September to The Racing Advisory