Blame

Arch - Liable, by Seeking the Gold


bay, 2006, 16.1 hands
Entered Stud 2011

2017 Fee: $25,000
Stands and Nurses

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

Eclipse Champion, 3x G1 Winner
2016 yearlings sold up to $390,000
2015 yearlings sold up to $600,000
Recent SWs incl. No Fault of Mine, Queen Caroline, Sweet Victory, Exaggerated, and 3x course record setter Onus.

 

Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 2 1 0 1 $33,425
3 6 4(3) 1(1) 1 $583,322
4 5 4(4) 1(1) 0 $3,751,467
Total: 13 9(7) 2(2) 2 $4,368,214

2010 Eclipse Champion Older Male
Won Breeders’ Cup Classic-G1, Whitney H.-G1, and Stephen Foster H.-G1
Ran NINE Consecutive 100+ Beyers

Progeny

Overview

In 2017, top runners include:
NO FAULT OF MINE
– 1st Wayward Lass S. @ Tampa Bay Downs
BLAMEITONTHELAW – 3rd Clocker’s Corner S. @ Santa Anita
TORRENT – 3rd Martha Washington S. @ Oaklawn Park

In 2016, Sales include:
$400,000 filly (Sweet Victory) at Keeneland November to Boomer Bloodstock/Steven Brem, agent
$390,000 colt at Keeneland September to Charlie Boden (Highest-priced yearling colt of any 3rd-crop sire this year) as of 9/19/16
$350,000 colt at Keeneland September to Blanford Bloodstock
$280,000 colt at Keeneland September to JJ Crupi
$250,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select
$250,000 2yo colt at Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale to Live Oak Plantation
$200,000 2yo colt at OBS March to Steven W. Young, agent
$200,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Sale

2016 top runners include:
GOING FOR BROKE – 2nd to Songbird, Alabama S. -G1, 3rd Comely S. -G3
ONUS – 1st Lady Baltimore Stakes (NCR), Also set new course record at Belmont, 3rd Perfect Sting Stakes
SWEET VICTORY – 1st $200,000 Penn Oaks, Honey Ryder S.
EXAGGERATED – 1st $100,000 Giant’s Causeway S. at Keeneland
QUEEN CAROLINE – 1st Nellie Mae Cox S., TaWee Stakes, Indiana Grand Stakes
NO FAULT OF MINE – 2nd Arlington Matron S. -G3, 2nd One Dreamer S.
PUT DA BLAME ON ME – 3rd Iowa Oaks -G3
HALO NATION – 3rd Nijinsky S. -G2
TORRENT – 2nd $100,000 Trapeze S.
PROMOTE – 1st MSW at Belmont 5/22/16, named TDN Rising Star
DANESSA AGAIN – 1st MSW @ Gulfstream by 13 1/4

In 2015: FIVE Stakes Winners, NINE Stakes Horses, including:
MARCH  – won Woody Stephens S.-G2, Bay Shore S.-G3
FAR FROM OVER  – won Withers S.-G3
ONUS – won Commonwealth Oaks-G3
EXAGGERATED – won Oakley S.
REDSTART – won Norm Barron Queen City Oaks
CHIDE – 2nd Dogwood S-G3, 3rd Mother Goose S.-G1
RACHEL WALL – 2ned Little Silver S.
QUAVER – 2nd Crank It Up S.

2nd Crop – 10 2YO Winners in 2015
MSW Debut winners include:
BLAMEITONTHELAW (TDN Rising Star) – 3rd Del Mar Futurity-G1
WIDTH (TDN Rising Star) at Saratoga
SUSIES YANKEE GIRL at Churchill
NOBODY’S FAULT at Arlington
TUTU NGURU at Lingfield, England
Plus-
DRAGON MALL – set New Juvenile Course Record at Chelmsford, England

Other Graded Stakes Horses from 1st Crop:
NO FAULT OF MINE – 2nd Golden Rod S.-G2
DON’T BLAME ME – 3rd Jimmy Durante S.-G3
HOLLYWOOD CRITIC – 2nd Display S., 3rd Grey S.-G3

2015 Yearling Sales include:
$600,000 colt to Willis Horton & D. Wayne Lukas
$385,000 filly to Frank Brothers, agent for Starlight
$375,000 colt to Cherry Valley Farm
$335,000 to Ellen M. Charles
$330,000 filly to Bridlewood Farm

2015 Weanling Sales include:
$300,000 at Keeneland November to Brian O’Rourke, agent

Top Runners, Lifetime

MARCH  – won Woody Stephens S.-G2, Bay Shore S.-G3, 2nd Hollywood Derby-G1
ONUS – won Commonwealth Oaks-G3, 1st Lady Baltimore Stakes (NCR), Also set new course record at Belmont, 3rd Perfect Sting Stakes
GOING FOR BROKE – 2nd to Songbird, Alabama S. -G1
NO FAULT OF MINE – 2nd Golden Rod S.-G2, 2nd Arlington Matron S. -G3, 2nd One Dreamer S.
QUEEN CAROLINE – won Nellie Mae Cox S., TaWee Stakes, Indiana Grand S.
FAR FROM OVER  – won Withers S.-G3
SWEET VICTORY –  won $200,000 Penn Oaks, Honey Ryder S.
CHIDE – 2nd Dogwood S-G3, 3rd Mother Goose S.-G1
EXAGGERATED – won Oakley S., won $100,000 Giant’s Causeway S. at Keeneland
BLAMEITONTHELAW – 3rd Del Mar Futurity-G1, TDN Rising Star

Several offspring of Claiborne stallions lit up the bid board with big prices at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including War Front, Blame, and Trappe Shot. War Front, whose offspring have made headlines throughout the year on the racetrack have also commanded attention in the sale ring. Twenty-three horses by War Front were bought […]

Cut in Stone, a winning daughter of Speightstown in foal to Claiborne stallion Blame, commanded an impressive price of $900,000 during the second session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Consigned by Burleson Farms, agent, Cut in Stone was bought by Reynolds Bell for Alpha/Delta Stables. Bred in Kentucky by Colts Neck Stables, the […]

Claiborne homebred juvenile filly Chastise earned more recognition for her sire, Blame, when she impressively broke her maiden in the fourth race at Keeneland Oct. 12. Chastise entered the turf contest after closing well to be third in her debut going 1 1/16 miles at Saratoga Race Course. By virtue of that effort, the Todd […]