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)



Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 2 2 0 0 $61,500
3 1(1) 1(1) 0 0 $240,000
Total: 3(1) 3(1) 0 0 $301,500


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

Sophie Germain’s career got off to a scintillating start when the juvenile daughter of Algorithms drew clear in the stretch to post a three-length victory in the fourth race at Aqueduct Dec. 3, earning TDN Rising Star honors in the process. The gray filly was making her first start for trainer Chad Brown and owners Bradley […]

Freshman sire Algorithms was represented by his first stakes winner when his juvenile son Vanish won the Clarendon Stakes by a nose at Woodbine Nov. 5. Trained by Mark Casse for Gary Barber, Vanish outlasted front-runner Katalox in the final strides of the $150,000 contest at the Canada track. The chestnut colt covered six furlongs in 1:09.19. Jockey […]

Algorithms, the undefeated son of Bernardini, sent his 2nd-crop yearlings through the Keeneland sales pavilion this week and buyers seem to be impressed. Through Book 3, all six offered have sold, including an impressive colt out of the mare Trip, who went for $220,000 to agent Steven Young. The colt was consigned by Claiborne Farm as […]