A.P. Indy - Praise, by Mr. Prospector

bay, 1999, 16.2 hands
Entered Stud 2004

2017 Fee: $35,000
Stands and Nurses

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

12 SHs in 2017, incl. GSW Winners FLATLINED,
2017 2YOs sold up to $600,000
In 2016: 11 GSHs, 6 G1SH and 5 GSWs incl.
Racing or broodmare prospect sold for $1.7 million




Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 4 3 0 0 $65,790
4 2 1 0 3(2) $82,845
Total: 6 4 0 3(2) $148,635

Graded Stakes Horse
Won 4 races, placed once in 6 starts



2017 top runners include:
– 1st Ft. Lauderdale S. -G2, 1st Cliff Guilliams H.
WEST COAST – 1st Los Alamitos Derby -G3, 1st Easy Goer S.; 2nd Stonestreet Lexington S. -G3
SWEET SANDY – 1st William M. Backer S.
SHEER FLATTER – 3rd Robert B. Lewis S. -G3
PETROV – 2nd Southwest S. -G3, 2nd Smarty Jones S.
STAINLESS – 3rd Schuylerville S. -G3
AMI’S FLATTER – 2nd Challenger S.
KOBE’S BACK – 3rd San Carlos S. – G2
FLAT BACK – 3rd Highland Ice S. @ Will Rogers Downs
2017 Sales include:
$600,000 colt at OBS March to Xavier International Bloodstock, agent
$360,000 filly at OBS April to Larry Zap, agent for Joseph Ciaglia
$410,000 filly at OBS March to Dennis O’Neill

In 2016:
TARIS – won Humana Distaff -G1, La Canada S.-G2, 2nd Santa Margarita S.-G1
PAOLA QUEEN – won Test S. -G1, 2nd Gulfstream Park Oaks – G2
KOBE’S BACK – won Palos Verdes S.-G2, San Carlos S.-G2, 3rd Churchill Downs S.-G2, 3rd Triple Bend S. -G1
UPSTART – won Razorback H.- G3, 3rd Metropolitan H. -G1, 3rd Whitney -G1, Metropolitan H. -G1.
ECONOMIC MODEL – won Easy Goer S. 2nd King’s Bishop -G1, 2nd Swale S.-G2, 2nd Dwyer S. -G3
AMI’S FLATTER – won Commonwealth S. – G3, 3rd Phoenix -G2
HOT SEAN – 2nd Delta Downs Jackpot S.-G3
FAVORABLE OUTCOME – 3rd Champagne S. -G1
LET’S MEET IN RIO – 2nd Sham S.-G3
FLATLINED – won Old Friends S., 2nd El Prado S.
FLATTERYWILLGETYOU – won Bouwerie Stakes
CHASING ACES – 2yo TDN Rising Star, Won MSW @ DMR by 5 1/4 setting new track record 56.21
YO CARM – won Bruce D. Memorial S.
SOLVE – 2nd Canadian Derby -G3
RACHEL’S TEMPER – won $100,000 Summer Colony S. @ Saratoga
FAVORABLE OUTCOME – won MSW @ SAR 8/20, named TDN Rising Star
FLATTER UP- 3rd Delta Downs Princess S.-G3, 2nd My Trusty Cat S. @ Delta Downs, 2nd Letellier Memorial S.
BRAINSPIN – 2nd Kalookan Queen S.
SILVER TONGUED – 2nd Sydney Gendelman Memorial H.
PETROV – 2nd King’s Swan S.
WORDPLAY – 7 1/2 length ALW win
NEEDMORE FLATTERY – 3rd Scarlet and Gray H.

2016 Sales include:
$1,700,000 filly, Paola Queen, at Keeneland November breeding stock sale to SF Bloodstock
$425,000 filly at Keeneland September Sale to Niall Brennan
$375,000 filly at OBS March
$350,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Shortleaf Stable
$350,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Mike Ryan
$300,000 colt at Keeneland September Sale to Steven W. Young
$300,000 colt at OBS March
$260,000 filly at Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Sale
$230,000 filly at OBS March

In 2015: 16 Stakes Horses, 6 GRADED:
UPSTART – won Holy Bull S.-G2, Razorback H. -G3, 2nd Florida Derby-G1, 2nd Fountain of Youth S.-G2, 3rd William Hill Haskell Inv. S.-G1, 3rd Metropoltan H. -G1.
CLASSIC POINT – won Inside Information S.-G2
TARIS – won Rancho Bernardo H.-G3, 3rd L.A. Woman S.-G3
KOBE’S BACK – won Commonwealth S.-G3, 2nd Santa Anita Sprint Championship S.-G1, San Carlos S.-G2, 3rd Bing Crosby S.-G1
CABANA – won Mari Hulman George S., Mike Spellman Memorial S.
NEEDMORE FLATTERY – has won 4 stakes and placed in 3 others
STOWESHOE – 2YO won Henry Mercer Memorial S., 3rd WV Triple Crown Nutrition Breeders’ Classic S. in 3 starts
LUCY’S BOB BOY – won Frank Gull Memorial S., 2nd Confucius Say S.
FORCE – 3YO won New York Derby
AMI’S FLATTER – 2nd Tampa Bay Derby-G2, 3rd Florida Derby-G1
PAROLED – 3rd Mervin H. Muniz Jr. H.-G2

In 2015: 20 Yearlings Sold for $100,000-Plus, incl.
$550,000, $425,000 (2), $290,000, $270,000, etc.

2015 2YO Sales include:
$550,000, $400,000 (2), $290,000, $280,000, $270,000, etc.

In 2014: 10 Stakes Winners (3 GSWs), 17 Stakes Horses, incl.
TARIS – Raven Run S.-G2, Wide Country S., 2nd La Brea S.-G1
KOBE’S BACK – San Vicente S.-G2, 3rd Bay Shore S.-G3
CLASSIC POINT – Go for Wand H.-G3, Punkin Pie S.
UPSTART – Funny Cide S., 2nd Champagne S.-G1, 3rd Breeders’ Cup Juvenile S.-G1
LUCY’S BOB BOY – Frank Gall Memorial S., etc.
NEEDMORE FLATTERY – Daniel Stearns Cleveland Gold Cup S., etc.
ICE FOR THE LADY – Northbound Pride Oaks

 15% Stakes Horses, Lifetime
Averaging 19 Stakes Horses a Year Since 2010

Top Runners, Lifetime

FLAT OUT $3,645,383, TVG Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational S-G1, twice, Cigar Mile H-G1, etc.
UPSTART $1,732,780, Holy Bull S-G2, Razorback S.-G3, Funny Cide S., 2nd Champagne S.-G1, Fountain of Youth S.-G2, Florida Derby-G1, 3rd Breeders’ Cup Juvenile -G1, Haskell -G1, Whitney -G1.
TARIS $1,086,260, won Humana Distaff -G1, Lexus Raven Run S-G2, La Canada S.-G2, Rancho Bernardo H.-G3, Go For Wand H.-G3, Wide Country S, 2nd Santa Margarita S.-G1.
PAOLA QUEEN – won Test S. -G1, 2nd Gulfstream Park Oaks – G2
KOBE’S BACK $1,836,250, San Carlos S.-G2, Palos Verdes S.-G2, San Vicente S-G2, Willard L. Proctor Memorial S, 3rd Churchill Downs S. -G2, 3rd Triple Bend -G1, 3rd San Carlos S. -G2.
LUCY’S BOB BOY $1,024,891, Wild and Wonderful S, etc., to 5, 2014.
TAR HEEL MOM $832,892, Distaff H-G2, Honorable Miss H-G2, Sugar Swirl S-G3, etc.
APART $735,360, Super Derby-G2, Ack Ack H-G3, etc.
CLASSIC POINT $685,794, Go For Wand S.-G3, Punkin Pie S, etc., to 5, 2014.

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