Lea

First Samurai - Greenery, by Galileo (IRE)


chestnut, 2009, 16.2 hands
Entered Stud 2016

2017 Fee: $12,500
Stands and Nurses

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

Grade 1 Winner of Over $2.36 Million
Won Donn H.-G1 (NTR), etc.
Won/Placed in 12 Graded Stakes
Graded SW on Dirt and Turf
1st foals arrive in 2017

Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
3 5 3 1 1 $200,728
4 5 1 1 1 $148,890
5 2 2 0 0 $360,000
6 7 1 4 1 $1,652,780
Total: 19 7 6 3 $2,362,398

1st Donn H.-G1 (NTR, 114 Beyer), Commonwealth Turf S.-G3, Hal’s Hope S.-G3 (twice), placed Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile-G1, Dubai World Cup-G1, Stephen Foster H.-G1, Woodbine Mile S.-G1, etc.

Progeny

Overview

2016 Top Sales Results

$230,000 So Sharp (i/f to Lea) Keeneland November Sale
$180,000 Nippy (i/f to Lea) Keeneland November Sale
$100,000 Summer Cruise (i/f to Lea) Keeneland November Sale

Claiborne Farm’s Lea sired his first foal Jan. 22 when a bay filly was born at the Hancock family’s farm near Paris, Ky. The filly is out of the winning Cozzene mare Winikins. “If they all look like her, Lea will have a great looking first crop and be off to a successful start as […]

Grade 1-winning millionaire LEA (First Samurai – Greenery, by Galileo [IRE]) will be retired after the upcoming Breeders’ Cup.  He will be syndicated and will stand at Claiborne Farm for the 2016 breeding season. A homebred who races for Claiborne and partner Adele Dilschneider, LEA is by First Samurai, out of the stakes-placed mare Greenery. […]