Classic Empire

Bay201416.1 hh
Distance won over: 4½f. to 9f.
Pioneerof The Nile - Sambuca Classica
Fee for 2021: $17,500

Champion 2YO by Pioneerof The Nile

Brilliant Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Gr.1 Breeders' Futurity & Gr.1 Arkansas Derby winner

A stallion’s pedigree

  • He is one of the most precocious horses from the Unbridled sire line
  • Bred on the same Pioneerof the Nile/Storm Cat cross as the all-time great American Pharoah

From the family of…

  • Harlan’s Holiday (71 SW’s including leading sire Into Mischief & Shanghai Bobby)
  • Boldnesian (Santa Anita Derby winner & grandsire of champion sire Seattle Slew)
  • Ride The Rails (Florida Derby runner-up & sire of the leading sire Candy Ride)

“Classic Empire was the unanimous choice for champion 2-year-old male.” Blood-Horse

His first crop yearlings sold for $375,000, $350,000, $340,000, $325,000, $320,000, $310,000, $310,000, $200,000, $160,000, $150,000, $140,000, $140,000, $135,000, $132,000, $130,000, $125,000, $120,000, $115,000, $100,000, $100,000, $100,000, $100,000, $100,000 etc.