Blame

Arch - Liable, by Seeking the Gold


bay, 2006, 16.1 hands
Entered Stud 2011

2019 Fee: $30,000

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

  • Eclipse Champion and 3x G1 Winner
  • 13 Stakes Winners in 2018, incl. G1SWs Fault & Marley’s Freedom, etc.
  • #2 of his crop by Lifetime Graded SH (behind Quality Road)
  • 2019 2YO sold up to $100K
  • 2018 yearlings sold up to $500k; G1SW Fault brought $1.2 million at FT Nov

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

2019 top runners include: 

  • BLAMED – 1st Royal Delta S. -G3
  • MARLEY’S FREEDOM – 1st Santa Monica S. -G2
  • MS BAD BEHAVIOR – 2nd Megahertz S. -G3, 3rd Buena Vista S. -G2
  • RANDONEE – 3rd Aichie Hai -G3 in Japan
  • SPLASHY KISSES – 3rd Sweet Life S.

2019 sales include:

  • $100,000 F. at OBS March to JS Company, LTD

2018 top runners include:

  • MARLEY’S FREEDOM – 1st Ballerina S. -G1, 1st Great Lady M S. -G2, 1st Desert Stormer S. -G3, 1st Go For Wand H. -G3 2nd Santa Monica S. -G2
  • FAULT – 1st Santa Margarita S. -G1, 1st Buena Vista S.-G2, 1st Adoration S. -G3
  • MARAUD – 1st American Turf S. -G2, 1st Palm Beach S. -G3, 2nd National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S. -G2
  • MISS KENTUCKY – 1st Winning Colors S. -G3, 2nd Roxelana Overnight S.
  • BEYOND BLAME – 1st Regret S. -G3
  • BLAMED – 1st Comely S. -G3, 1st Sunland Park Oaks, 1st El Paso Times S., 1st Island Fashion S., 2nd Lexus Raven Run S. -G2
  • MS BAD BEHAVIOR – 1st China Doll S., 2nd Providencia S. -G3, 3rd San Clemente S. -G2, 2nd Autumn Miss S. -G2, 2nd Sweet Life S., 2nd Unzip Me S., 2nd Lady of Shamrock S.
  • MUCHO – 2nd Hopeful S.-G1
  • SPLASHY KISSES – 2nd Pocahontas S. -G2
  • BLAMEITONTHELAW – 2nd Bill Thomas Memorial S., 3rd Kona Gold S. -G2
  • MRS. SIPPY – 2nd Princess Royal Nayef S. -G3
  • ARRAIGN – 1st George Rosenberger Memorial S.
  • RIVER GAL – 1st Jamestown S.
  • AMERICAN FROLIC – 1st Miss Gracie S.
  • SOWER – 1st Pumpkin Pie S.

2018 sales include:

  • $1.2 million for G1SW Fault at Fasig-Tipton November to Shadai Farm
  • $500,000 C. at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga to SF/Starlight West; Donato Lanni, agent
  • $375,000 F. at Keeneland September to Kempton Bloodstock, agent
  • $300,000 F. at Keeneland September to Starlight; F. Brothers, agent
  • $285,000 C. at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga to Sarazen Bloodstock
  • $260,000 F. at Keeneland September to Larkin Armstrong, agent

Top Runners, Lifetime

SENGA – $781,854, 1st Prix de Diane Longines-G1, Prix la Grotte Etalon Kendargent-G3, 3rd Shadwell Prix de la Nonette-G2, 3rd Prix de Sandringham-G2, etc.
MARCH – $657,770, 1st Woody Stephens S.-G2, Bay Shore S.-G3, 2nd Hollywood Derby-G1, 3rd Canadian Turf S.-G3, etc.
MARLEY’S FREEDOM – $935,935, 1st Ballerina S.-G1, Great Lady M S.-G2, Desert Stormer S. -G3, Santa Monica S.-G2, etc.
FAULT – $618,795, 1st Santa Margarita S.-G1, Buena Vista S.-G2, Adoration S. -G3, Pucker Up S.-G3, 3rd Sands Point S.-G2, etc.
BLAMED – 4496,765, 1st Royal Delta S. -G3, 1st Comely S. -G3, etc.
GOING FOR BROKE – $418,200, 2nd Alabama S.-G1 (to Songbird), 3rd Interborough S., etc.
QUEEN CAROLINE – $375,613, 1st Nellie Mae Cox S., TaWee Stakes, Indiana Grand S., etc.
RESONATOR – $343,391, 1st Fukuryu S. in Japan
MARAUD – $337,770, American Turf S.-G2, Palm Beach S.-G3, etc.
FIRSTHAND REPORT – $331,395, 1st Lyphard S., Power by Far S., Alphabet Soup S., etc.
ONUS – $320,006, 1st Commonwealth Oaks-G3, Lady Baltimore S. (NCR), etc., Also set NCR @BEL

Claiborne stallions Algorithms, Blame, Flatter, and Orb made a splash at the OBS March 2-year-olds in training sale, with several of their juvenile runners bringing impressive, six-figure prices. Algorithms’ juvenile son out of the War Front mare Speedy War breezed two furlongs in :21.1 and was hammered down for $275,000. A half-brother to stakes winner […]

Blame had a huge day as a stallion when two of his offspring won graded stakes on opposite coasts Feb. 16. Blame’s 5-year-old daughter Marley’s Freedom notched her fifth graded stakes victory with an impressive win in the G2 Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita Park, while his 4-year-old daughter Blamed picked up her second […]

Blame’s 4-year-old daughter Marley’s Freedom scored her fifth victory in her last six starts when she dug in late to defeat Come Dancing by a neck in the G3 Go For Wand for fillies and mares at Aqueduct Racetrack Dec. 1. Guided by Fall of Fame rider Mike Smith, Marley’s Freedom went to post as the […]