GRASSHOPPER

Dixie Union—Grass Skirt, by Mr. Prospector
Bred by: W. S. Farish, E. J. Hudson Jr. & James Elkins
Raced by: W. S. Farish, E. J. Hudson Jr. & Estate of James A. Elkins, Jr.
  • $848,852Earnings
  • 7Graded Wins or Placings
  • $3,500Stud Fee
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January 22, 2014
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Won the Graded Mineshaft H., 2nd G1 Travers S. by 1/2 length. 5 Wins, $848,852, 7 Graded Wins or Placings. Brother to 2 Stakes Winners. His first foals will be two-year-olds in 2014.

Pedigree

GRASSHOPPER

2004 dkb/br
16 hands

Dixie Union Dixieland Band Northern Dancer
Mississippi Mud
She's Tops Capote
She's a Talent
Grass Skirt Mr. Prospector Raise a Native
Gold Digger
Balinese Nijinsky II
Homespun
SIRE RECORD

(Statistics through 12/14/14)

CROPS OF RACING AGE: 1
FOALS OF RACING AGE: 25
NUMBER OF STARTERS: 11 (44% starters/foals)
NUMBER OF WINNERS: 4 (36% winners/starters)
NUMBER OF STAKES WINNERS: 0 (0% stakes winners/starters)
TOTAL EARNINGS $86,876 ($7,898 avg/starter)
RACE RECORD
AGE STARTS 1st 2nd 3rd EARNED
2 2 1 1 0 $40,012
3 5 2 2(2) 1 $378,520
4 7 1(1) 3(3) 1(1) $401,820
5 3 0 0 0 $0
6 2 1 0 0 $25,800
7 2 0 0 0 $2,700
TOTALS 21 5(1) 6(5) 2(1) $848,852

At 2

WON a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs (1 1/16 mi., in 1:47.43, dftg. Forty Grams, Righteous, Bianchi’s Boy, etc.).

At 3

WON an allowance race at Churchill Downs (6 fur., in 1:09.73, defeating Vicarian, Sumfun, Tricky Mon, etc.), a race at Saratoga (1 1/8 mi., in 1:49.50, by 6 lengths, defeating Smokeyjonessutton, Mister Triester, Deputy Indy, etc.), 2nd Travers S. [G1] at Saratoga (1 1/4 mi., to Street Sense, defeating Helsinki, Sightseeing, C P West, etc.), Super Derby [G2] at Louisiana Downs (1 1/8 mi., to Going Ballistic, defeating Past the Point, Leonnatus Anteas, etc.).

At 4

WON Mineshaft H. [G3] at Fair Grounds (1 1/16 mi. in 1:43.46, by 2 1/2 lengths, defeating Silver Lord, Magna Graduate, Better Than Bonds, etc.), 2nd New Orleans H. [G2] at Fair Grounds (1 1/8 mi., to Circular Quay, defeating Reporting for Duty, Brass Hat, Magna Graduate, etc.), Philip H. Iselin S. [G3] at Monmouth Park (1 1/8 mi., to Honest Man, defeating Kiss the Kid, Gottcha Gold, etc.), Westchester H. [G3] at Belmont Park (1 mi., to Divine Park, defeating Sightseeing, Miner’s Lamp, etc.), 3rd Whitney H. [G1] at Saratoga (1 1/8 mi., to Commentator, Student Council, defeating Notional, etc.).

At 6

WON a race at Gulfstream Park (1 mi., in 1:37.35, defeating Gentleman James, Arson Squad, Diamond Stripes, etc.).

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