Algorithms has strengthened his stature among value sires recently with the success of his progeny on the track. Standing for just $5,000, this undefeated graded stakes-winning son of Bernardini has nearly 70% winners to starters, along with over 10% stakes horses to starters.
Algorithms made his biggest splash as a sire last year, when his talented son Math Wizard captured the Pennsylvania Derby (G1). This year, his top runners include recent stakes horses South Bend and He Hate Me.
South Bend, a three-year-old colt out of Sandra’s Rose, has bankrolled nearly a quarter million in earnings. Trained by Stanley Hough for Sagamore Farm, South Bend won upon debut at Churchill Downs and went undefeated in his first three starts, including an allowance win at Keeneland and a victory in the Street Sense Stakes. He began his 2020 campaign with placings in the Dania Beach Stakes and then the Palm Beach Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream.
In his most recent outing, South Bend finished a game runner-up in the Cutler Bay Stakes increasing his career earnings to $221,604.
He Hate Me has been equally as impressive. Out of the Harlan’s Holiday mare Quiet Holiday, this Sagamore Farm color-bearer has earned over $315,000. Also a winner upon debut, he captured the Tremont Stakes at Belmont in just his second start, followed by a runner-up finish in the Pasco Stakes. A string of victories and placing in allowance company at Keeneland, Gulfstream, and Churchill led to Saratoga, where He Hate Me ran second in the Tale of the Cat Stakes. From there, he tested graded stakes competition for the first time, running third in the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes (G3).
This year, He Hate Me has added additional stakes placings to his resumé, first in the Pelican Stakes at Tampa Bay and most recently a third place finish in the Sir Shackleton Stakes at Gulfstream.
For breeders seeking deep value, look no further than Algorithms, standing at Claiborne Farm.