Bernardini - Ava Knowsthecode, by Cryptoclearance

bay, 2009, 16.2 hands
Entered Stud 2013

2018 Fee: $7,500 LFSN

Season Inquiries: Bernie Sams
(859) 987-2330 / (859) 233-4252

  • Undefeated GSW by Bernardini
  • #1 Sire of 2YOs in 2017 by % of Winners [53.3%] (N.A. Sires with > 20 Starters)
  • #2 Freshman Sire of 2016 by black-type horses (tied)
  • 2nd-crop Yearlings Sold up to $220,000

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




2018 top runners include:

  • RICH MOMMY: 3rd Hurricane Bertie S. -G3
  • HE HATE ME: 2nd Pasco S.
  • DEEP RED: 2nd Wide Country S.

8 stakes horses in 2017 incl. stakes winners RICH MOMMY-G3, RECRUITING READY, HE HATE ME, SUNSET RIDGE, etc.

2017 Sales incl. Yearlings sold up to 20x stud fee; 2yo sold up to 15x stud fee

Top Runners in 2016 incl. stakes winner VANISH

2016 Sales incl. Yearlings sold up to $220,000 ; 2yo sold up to $180,000

Top Runners, Lifetime

RECRUITING READY: 1st Chick Lang S. @ Pimlico, 1st Bachelor S. @ Oaklawn, 2nd Bashford Manor S. -G3, 3rd Woody Stephens S. -G2, 3rd Iroquois S. -G3, 3rd Buffalo Man S., MSW @ Belmont by 10 1/4 lengths. Named TDN Rising Star.
RICH MOMMY: 1st Sugar Swirl S.-G3, 3rd Hurrican Bertie S.-G3
HE HATE ME: 1st Tremont S. @ Belmont
VANISH: 1st Clarendon Stakes
SUNSET RIDGE: Fleet Indian S. @Saratoga; TDN Rising Star
SOPHIE GERMAIN: MSW @ Aqueduct by three lengths; named TDN Rising Star.
JUNKET: 2nd Victoria S., Colin S.

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Stud fees for Claiborne Farm’s 2018 stallion roster have been released. Among the twelve stallions currently standing at the Hancock family’s historic farm in Paris, KY, is international super sire War Front, who will remain at $250,000 next year. War Front’s G1-winning progeny this year includes Roly Poly, War Flag, Avenge, American Patriot and 2-year-old […]

In her first attempt at stakes company, Sunset Ridge continued to impress as she pulled away to win the $200,000 Fleet Indian Stakes by 6 ¼ lengths. The 3-year-old Algorithms filly is now a perfect four-for-four in her career. Although Sunset Ridge broke last in a field of five, she recovered quickly to stalk the […]