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
7 SH in 2017, plus Japanese star Resonator
2016 yearlings sold up to $390k
Recent SWs incl. Senga, 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 sales include:
$375,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton Midlantic to Charles Boden Thoroughbreds, agent
$180,000 filly at Barretts March select 2YO sale to Nasuno Farm

In 2017, top runners include:
SENGA
– 1st Prix de la Grotte Etalon Kendargent -G3 in France
NO FAULT OF MINE
– 1st Wayward Lass S. @ Tampa Bay Downs
NOBODY’S FAULT -1st Unbridled Sidney Overnight S. @ Churchill Downs; 2nd Giant’s Causeway S. @ Keeneland
BLAMEITONTHELAW – 3rd Clocker’s Corner S. @ Santa Anita
TORRENT – 3rd Martha Washington S. @ Oaklawn Park
NO SWEAT – 3rd Busanda S. @ Aqueduct
BLAME THE LAW – 3rd Honey Ryder S. @ Gulfstream 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
SENGA – 1st Prix de la Grotte Etalon Kendargent -G3 in France
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

Fasig-Tipton’s Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale featured multiple high-priced offerings by Claiborne stallions during its two day run in Timonium, Md., from May 22-23. Leading the way was Orb, who was well represented by several members of his first crop. One of his colts, Hip 373, sold for a hefty $710,000 to Dennis O’Neill from […]

Blame’s 3-year-old daughter Senga represented her sire with his first GSW of 2017 when she outlasted 31-1 outsider La Sardane in the one-mile G3 Prix de la Grotte Etalon Kendargent at Chantilly in France. “She was a bit nervous beforehand, maybe because she was fresh, but they tend to be a little like that in […]

Claiborne stallions Orb and Blame experienced some nice results at the recent Barrett’s select 2-year-olds in training sale. Kentucky Derby winner Orb had two offspring bring six figures at the California auction. The top seller was Hip 86, a $320,000 filly bought by Speedway Stables. Consigned by Sequel Bloodstock, agent, she is out of the […]