Champion 2YO by Pioneerof The Nile
Brilliant Gr.1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Gr.1 Breeders' Futurity & Gr.1 Arkansas Derby winner
“Classic Empire was the unanimous choice for champion 2-year-old male.” Blood-Horse
A Stallion’s Pedigree...
- 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 (95 SW’s including Champion sire INTO MISCHIEF)
- BOLDNESIAN (grandsire of Champion sire SEATTLE SLEW)
- RIDE THE RAILS (sire of the leading sire CANDY RIDE)
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.
"he looks like a horse who will have natural speed... this was a horse we had to have" Mike Ryan, yearling purchaser of the $310,000 colt ex. Delay Of Game, a session topper at Fasig-Tipton October