Verrazano

Bay201016.2 hh
Distance won over: 6½f. – 9f.
More Than Ready - Enchanted Rock
Fee for 2019: $15,000

Winner of six races in 2013 including a record-breaking 9¾ length victory in the G1 Haskell Invitational Stakes as well as success in the G1 Wood Memorial

Recorded the highest Beyer figure (116) of any 3yo in 2013

“One of the stars of the 2013 Classic generation.” Andrew Caulfield

“When you look at him next to other horses, he looks like Hercules next to mere mortals.” Steve Haskin

"Verrazano won the 2013 G1 Wood Memorial and G1 Haskell - the latter in an off-the-graph Beyer 116...I'd say I'm not alone in thinking Verrazano could be a real top prospect." Bill Oppenheim, TDN

His yearlings in 2018 sold for up to $750,000 & his 2YO's in 2019 have sold for up to $700,000!

His first crop includes...

  • Seek and Destroy - dual winner for Chad Brown including a 3½-length victory in the Chelsey Flower Stakes & an impressive 9¼-length MSW win
  • Stirling Drive - dual winner including the Juvenile Turf Stakes at Gulfstream Park, also placed in the Armed Forces Stakes
  • Myhotrodlincoln - dual winner including an impressive 8¼-length MSW win. Finished close runner-up in the Kentucky Juvenile Stakes at Churchill Downs for Todd Fincher
  • Great Success - smart 2¾-length MSW winner at Gulfstream Park & runner-up in the Sophomore Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs
  • Artemus Bridge - impressive 3½-length MSW winner at Turfway Park. Finished third in the Animal Kingdom Stakes
  • Marrazano - 5-length MSW winner for Luis Mendez. Fourth in the Anokia Stakes at Santa Anita
  • Encanta - 4½-length MSW winner at Keeneland for John Sadler
  • Archidust - impressive 5¼-length MSW winner at Gulfstream Park
  • Soldado - stylish 2¾-length MSW winner at Gulfstream Park on debut for Todd Pletcher
  • Albiero - impressive 8-length MSW winner at Turfway Park
  • Darling Vera - MSW winner at Fair Grounds
  • East and West - MSW winner at Sam Houston Park
  • Full Swing - dual winner at Gulfstream Park for Todd Pletcher
  • Dance Till Dawn - 4-time winner at Gulfstream Park
  • Cimarron - maiden winner at Fair Grounds for James Baker
  • Gran Bonita Chica - 3-time winner
  • Mr. Edgar - 8½-length maiden winner at Gulfstream Park
  • Verradassah - maiden winner at Woodbine
  • Zira - impressive 4-length maiden winner at Laurel Park
  • West Horizen - dual winner at Tampa Bay Downs
  • Squibnocket - maiden winner at Fair Grounds
  • Verrazano Vittoria - maiden winner at Parx Racing
  • Drewzano - maiden winner at Fair Grounds
  • Showboating - maiden winner at Tampa Bay Downs
  • Fort Wadsworth - maiden winner in Japan
  • King Dilly - placed in the El Joven Stakes
  • Mockery - Listed winner in Australia