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LOT 199 - Congrats x Piazza Del Campo 15' (g)







This gelding is a brother to our very own two time stakeswinning sprinting mare, PALAZZO PUBBLICO! Palazzo Pubblico or PUBS as we call her has secured almost $400,000 for her owner, Mr. Gerry Harvey and this gelding sired by the great CONGRATS will be the third member of the family for Matthew to train. Palazzo Pubblico, being the eldest of her siblings, is a sister to our very promising 3YO Cappella Di Piazza.

His sire, Congrats...


  • Champion Freshman Sire by A.P. Indy
  • Champion Sire Congrats is one of the industry's brightest young stallion stars. By A.P. Indy and from a live, rich family, his successes have only begun to scratch the surface.
  • Congrats was far and away the nation's Champion Freshman Sire in 2010, leading a stellar group including Bernardini and War Front.
  • In 2014, he was America's #3 Juvenile Sire, and again the #1 Juvenile Sire by A.P. Indy.
  • In 2016, he was a North America's Leading Sire of Winners.

Congrats Overview

  • 2017 sales: $1.7 million sale-topping filly at OBSMAR 2-year-old sale; $400,000 yearling filly at FTSAUG
  • 2017 racing: Indiana Oaks [G3] winner OVERTURE, stakes winners BLUE BOMBER, PAT ON THE BACK, and YES TO THE DRESS, G1-placed Jupiter Gold (AUS), G3-placed Complimenti, etc. Top 10 General Sire of winners.
  • 2016 racing: 5 Graded SWs incl. HAVEYOUGONEAWAY [G1], VENUS VALENTINE [G2], FOREVER DARLING [G2], BUEN VIAJE [G2], & POLAR RIVER [G3]
  • 2016 sales: $2,000,000 JACARANDA at FTKNOV, $1,100,000 HAVEYOUGONEAWAY at FTKNOV, $385,000 filly at OBSMAR, $310,000 filly at KEESEP, $300,000 VENUS VALENTINE at KEENOV, etc.
  • 72 black type horses & 28 black type winners, including four Grade 1 Winners to date – $41 million in earnings.
  • The only champion freshman sire by legendary sire of sires A.P. INDY
  • Biggest & best-bred crop of 2yos to date racing in 2017

HIS SISTER, PALAZZO PUBBLICO



Pedigree


Contact our Racing Manager, Colum Mc Cullagh to get involved in this exciting young prospect!


 

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