Headlined with CHRHF Honoured Member Standardbreds, Shadow Play (CHRHF Class of 2022), and McWicked (CHRHF Class of 2020) as well as Thoroughbred Heart To Heart (CHRHF Class of 2021), The Second Annual “Continuing Hall of Fame Legacies Auction”, features 25 breedings to CHRHF horses, or horses with pedigree connections to CHRHF inducted horses. The auction recognizes the important role Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame member horses continue to play as part of today’s breeding industry.
The auction is being conducted online at:
Bidding opens on Thursday, January 12 and continues until January 18, with closing times for horses spread throughout the day. Details about breeding contracts, starting bids for each horse, and auction terms and conditions are also available on the auction site.
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame would like to thank all of the breeding farms and stallion owners who have supported this initiative. All proceeds from the auction will support the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame’s ongoing mission to recognize the very best in Canadian horse racing, throughout the sport’s long history. For additional information visit: 2023 Stallion Auction | Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
STANDARDBRED STALLIONS (listed alphabetically by farm/donor)
Horses whose names are bolded and in italics are Honoured Members of the CHRHF.
Blue Chip Farms
- Shadow Play – (CHRHF Class of 2022) by The Panderosa – Matts Filly – Matts Scooter (CHRHF Class of 1992). Winner of Breeders Crown elimination (second in the final), Little Brown Jug, Adios, American National.
- All Bets Off – by Bettors Delight (CHRHF Class of 2007) – Armbro Penelope by Dexter Nukes. Racing from age 2 through 6, his victories included Finals of the Matron, Messenger, Carl Milstein, Art Rooney, New York Sire Stakes, Confederation Cup and Prix d’Ete.
- Century Farroh – by Mach Three (CHRHF Class of 2017) – Beachy Girl by Real Desire (CHRHF Class of 2008). A multiple stakes winner at 2 including the OSS Grassroots Final. At 3, he won the Somebeachsomewhere, North America Cup Consolation, Simcoe and Jennas Beach Boy, while also winning 5 consecutive OSS Gold legs.
- Sunshine Beach – by Somebeachsomewhere (CHRHF Class of 2009) – Light Up by Artsplace (CHRHF Class of 2015).
Has sired the winners of over $19.5-million with 60 $100,000 winners and 156 in 1:55.
Tara Hills Stud
- Cattlewash – by Somebeachsomewhere (CHRHF Class of 2009) – Road Bet by Bettors Delight (CHRHF Class of 2007). The co-fastest 3YO pacer of all time and the fastest son of Somebeachsomewhere at stud. Breeding provided by the Cattlewash Syndicate.
- Betting Line – by Bettors Delight (CHRHF Class of 2007) – Heathers Western by Western Hanover. Winner of Battle of the Brandywine Final in World Record 1:47.2 & Winner of Little Brown Jug Final in World Record 1:49. Breeding provided by Winbak Farms.
- McWicked – (CHRHF Class of 2020) by McArdle. Richest Pacing Stallion in harness-racing history earning over $5.1 million. Breeding provided by the McWicked Syndicate
THOROUGHBRED STALLIONS (Listed Alphabetically by Farm/Donor)
Horses whose names are bolded and in italics are Honoured Members of the CHRHF.
- Tamarkuz – Speightstown – Without You Babe by Lemon Drop Kid Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976), line on the maternal dam side. Winner of the 2016 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile and the Godolphin Mile, Dubai UAE.
- Frac Daddy – by Scat Daddy (a great grandson of Nijinsky II, CHRHF Class of 1976) – Skippers Mate by Skip Away. Multiple Graded Stakes winner including GI Arkansas Derby.
- Perfect Timber – by Perfect Soul (Sadler’s Wells) (great grandson of Northern Dancer CHRHF Class of 1976) – Timber Ice by Woodman. Multiple Graded Stakes-Placed – Second by a fast-closing neck in Woodbine’s GI Northern Dancer S.
- Passion for Action – by sire of sires Speightstown, pedigree includes Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976), Secretariat (CHRHF Class of 2013) and South Ocean (CHRHF Class of 2017). Flashy looking winner of Multiple Graded Stakes from ages 2 through 5 on turf and synthetic: Won or placed in 11 of 23 races.
- Heart To Heart – English Channel – Ask the Question, by Silver Deputy (CHRHF Class of 2021) – Owned by Terry Hamilton. Career Earnings of $2 Million+, Sovereign Award Champion 3YO, Graded Stakes Winner at 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Won two GI’s at 7, Gulfstream Park Turf S. and Maker’s 46 Mile S. at Keeneland.
- Yorkton – Speightstown – Sunday Affair by A.P. Indy. CHRHF horses in pedigree include Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976), Secretariat (CHRHF Class of 2013) and Nijinsky II (CHRHF Class of 1976). Won Charlie Barley, King Corrie, Queenston and Bold Venture S., entered stud 2021.
Darley (Lexington, KY)
- Enticed – multiple graded stakes winner by Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Medaglia d’Oro out of three-time G1 winner It’s Tricky. Pedigree includes Afleet (CHRHF Class of 1992) on the dam side and Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976) on both sire and dam side. Winner of Kentucky Jockey Club S. (GII) at Churchill, and Gotham at Aqueduct. First yearlings sold for $135k, $105k, $100k.
- Frosted – Tapit – Fast Cookie – CHRHF horses in pedigree include Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976) on both sides of the pedigree. On the dam side of the pedigree and the sire side, the Northern Dancer line is carried on through Deputy Minister (CHRHF Class of 1988). Multiple graded stakes winner with four GI’s including the prestigious Travers and Whitney Stakes at Saratoga.
Highfields Stock Farm
- Fed Biz by sire of sires Giant’s Causeway – Spunout of Control by Wild Again. Comes from a pedigree rich in connections to CHRHF horses that include Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976), South Ocean (CHRHF Class of 2017) and Secretariat (CHRHF Class of 2013). Won the San Diego Handicap and the Pat O’Brien Stakes.
Lane’s End (Versailles, KY)
- The Factor – showy grey by War Front – a Northern Dancer grandson (CHRHF Class of 1976) and out of Greyciousness whose bloodlines include Nearctic (CHRHF Class of 1977). Multiple graded stakes winner including two GI’s, Malibu and Pat O’Brien.
Northern Dawn Stables
- Reload – by Hard Spun, a Northern Dancer grandson) (CHRHF Class of 1976) and out of Hidden Reserve by Mr. Prospector. Winner Canadian Turf S. (GIII) at Gulfstream Park and Tampa Bay S. (GIII) at Tampa Bay Downs at 7. Has six-figure top performing progeny.
Spendthrift Farm (Lexington, KY)
- Rock Your World – Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976) bloodline is carried through dam Charm The Maker). Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner and Pasadena S. at Santa Anita Park.
Tall Oaks Farm
- Ami’s Gizmo (by Giant Gizmo – Galloping Ami by Victory Gallop (CHRHF Class of 2010) – Standing at Colebrook Farms. 2016 Champion 3YO, Winner of the Ontario Derby (GIII) (track record), Prince of Wales, Plate Trial, Kingarvie Stakes, Frost King Stakes, Bull Page Stakes, OLG Simcoe Stakes and 2nd in Queen’s Plate Stakes. Over 1 million in earnings.
- Ami’s Holiday – Harlan’s Holiday – Victorious Ami by Victory Gallop (CHRHF Class of 2010) – Standing at Colebrook Farms. Leading 2nd crop sire by average earner per runner. Won/placed in 10 Stakes including winning the Breeders’ Stakes and Grey Stakes (GIII).
- Avie’s Flatter – Flatter – Avie’s Empire by Empire Maker (great-grandson of Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976) & Secretariat (CHRHF Class of 2013) – Standing at T. C. Westmeath Stud Farm Inc. Millionaire, won the Transylvania S. (G3) at Keeneland in 3-year-old debut, won the Connaught Cup S. (G2) and the Nearctic S. (G2), first year at stud 2023.
- Gamble’s Exchange – Exchange Rate (Danzig) (grandson of Northern Dancer, (CHRHF Class of 1976) – Gambling Girl by Secret Claim – Standing at T. C. Westmeath Stud Farm Inc. Only son of Exchange Rate to stand in Ontario, 100% starters, 83% in the money, 75% winners, 18% stakes winners.
T.C. Westmeath Stud Farm
- Bond Street by Galileo, grandson of Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976). Bond Street is a royally-bred son of Galileo, a 21-time time leading sire of over 345 black-type winners including the great Frankel. Bond Street is a two-time winner on turf and mile winner on synthetic for Aidan O’Brien and power trio Magnier, Tabor and Smith.
- Old Forester – Pedigree includes Northern Dancer (CHRHF Class of 1976), Secretariat (CHRHF Class of 2013), South Ocean (CHRHF Class of 2017) and Nijinsky II (CHRHF Class of 1976). Old Forester won the Cliff Hanger S. at The Meadowlands, Canadian Turf S. at Gulfstream and Santa Claus S. at Calder. Sire of beloved Pink Lloyd, who won eight Sovereign Awards including 2017 Horse of the Year. He was undefeated in eight starts that year and in 2018, he extended his winning streak to eleven with victories in the Jacques Cartier, New Providence and Achievement Stakes. He retired with career earnings of $1.8 million and an unprecedented 26 stakes wins. Sired Jennas Wabbit, multiple stakes winner with career earnings of close to half a million dollars.
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