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

bay, 1999, 16.2 hands
Entered Stud 2004

2019 Fee: $40,000 LFSN

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

  • Sire of 52 stakes winners and 6 millionaires, incl. G1Ws WEST COAST (Champion 3YO Male), FLAT OUT, TARIS, etc.
  • 2019 top runners incl. G3W AVIE’S FLATTER
  • 2019 2YOs sold for $350K, $250K, $240K, $175K, etc.
  • 2018: #1 Sire of 2YO Stakes Winners (6)

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

Won 4 races in 6 starts, placed in the Washington Park H. (G2)



2019 Top Runners include: 

  • AVIE’S FLATTER – 1st Transylvania S. -G3
  • TYFOSHA – 3rd Kalookan Queen S.
  • SOWER – 2nd Interborough S.
  • CASINO STAR – 2nd Fifth Season S.
  • FASHION FAUX PAS – 2nd Mizdirection S.

2019 Top Sales include: 

  • $370,000 mare Classic Point at Keeneland January to Catherine Parke, agent for Mark Keller
  • $250,000 filly at OBS March to Z. Madden, agent for Loooch Racing
  • $240,000 colt at OBS March to Koji Maeda
  • $175,000 colt at OBS March to Al Stall, agent for North Star

2018 Top Runners include:

  • ECONOMIC MODEL – 1st Hal’s Hope S. -G3
  • PLAINSMAN – 1st Discovery S. -G3
  • WEST COAST – 2nd Pegasus World Cup Invitational S. -G1, 2nd Dubai World Cup -G1, 2nd Awesome Again S. -G1
  • CASSIES DREAMER – 3rd Spinaway S. -G1, 3rd Frizette S. -G1
  • YOUR LOVE – 1st Shine Again S., 2nd Gallant Bloom H. -G2
  • AVIE’S FLATTER – 1st Coronation Futurity, 1st Cup and Saucer S.
  • SOWER – 1st Pumpkin Pie S., 1st Jersey Girl S., 3rd Victory Ride S. -G3, 3rd Charles Town Oaks – G3, 3rd Garland of Roses S.
  • CASSIES DREAMER – 3rd Frizette S. -G1
  • PETROV – 3rd Smile Sprint S. -G3
  • LA FUERZA – 1st Notebook S., 1st Rockville Centre S., 1st Aspirant S., 3rd New York Breeders’ Futurity, 3rd Damon Runyon S.
  • RING OF KERRY – 1st British Columbia Cup Nursery S.
  • BABY NINA – 1st Miss Ohio S.
  • FASHION FAUX PAS 1st Sandpiper S.
  • STIFLING – 1st My Dear S.

2018 Sales include:

  • $520,000 colt (Sale Topper) at Fasig-Tipton July to Al Rashid Stable
  • $485,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga to John C. Oxley
  • $450,000 colt at Keeneland September to Ben Glass, agent
  • $450,000 colt at Keeneland September July to SF Bloodstock / Starlight West
  • $350,000 colt at Keeneland September July to Catlyn Spivey, agent
  • $250,000 colt at Fasig-Tipton Saratoga to Solis/Litt
  • $250,000 colt at Keeneland September to Zayat Stables
  • $300,000 SP mare Flatter Up at Keeneland November

Top Runners, Lifetime

WEST COAST $5,683,800, 2017 Champion 3-year-old, Travers S.-G1, Pennsylvania Derby-G1, Los Alamitos Derby-G3, Easy Goer S., 2nd Pegasus World Cup-G1, Dubai World Cup-G1, Stonestreet Lexington S.-G3; 3rd Breeders’ Cup Classic-G1
FLAT OUT $3,645,383, Jockey Club Gold Cup-G1 (2x), 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, etc.
KOBE’S BACK $1,116,595, 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
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
LUCY’S BOB BOY $1,028,843, 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.
NEEDMORE FLATTERY $732,103, 14x Stakes Winner
CLASSIC POINT $685,794, Go For Wand S.-G3, Punkin Pie S, etc.
ECONOMIC MODEL $614,625, Hal;s Hope S.-G3, Easy Goer S., 2nd King’s Bishop S.-G1, Swale S.-G2, Dwyer S.-G3, 3rd Bold Ruler H.-G3, etc.

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