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Crown of Thorns

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Repent Crowning Touch, Thunder Gulch

Classy & Versatile Multiple G2 Winner of $821,693

Conformation

Classy & Versatile Multiple G2 Winner of $821,693

  • Undefeated at 3, winning the Robert Lewis S. (G2) in Stakes Record time of 1:40.76 to become the early favorite for the Kentucky Derby (G1).
  • Grade 1 performer at 4, 5, and 6; Top-class from 6 furlongs to 1 1/8 miles.
  • First or second in six Graded stakes, including runner-up by a nose in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1).
  • #1 Older Male on Watchmaker Watch in 2011 after soundly defeating Sidney’s Candy in the Mervyn LeRoy H. (G2).
  • $300,000 2-year-old in training purchase; Out of a half-sister to Eclipse Champion and Grade 1 sire SMOKE GLACKEN.

“He’s a special horse. Just a very classy horse to be around, very nice mind. Ton of talent.”
— Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella

News

Friday, March 09, 2012
Record-setting multiple graded stakes winner Crown of Thorns had the first mare checked in foal from his introductory book at stud. Crown of Thorns retired to CloverLeaf Farms II in Reddick, FL for 2012.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Crown of Thorns , a multiple graded stakes winner, will enter stud in 2012 at John and Susan Sykes’ Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 1 0 0 0 $840
3 2 2(1) 0 0 $148,800
4 3 0 2(2) 1 $427,440
5 2 0 2(2) 0 $110,000
6 5 1(1) 0 1(1) $134,613
Totals 13 3(2) 4(4) 2(1) $821,693

 

Won at 3

  • Robert B. Lewis S (gr-IIA, 8.5f, by 2 1/2, defeating Coast Guard, Reflect Times, Indian Sun, Meal Penalty).
  • A maiden special weight race at Santa Anita Park (7f, AW, by 7, defeating Masterwork, Square Deal, Elusive Destiny, Phantom Strike, Savvy and Smooth, Surf Rider, That’s Grand).

2nd at 4

  • Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr-IA, 6f, to Dancing in Silks, by a nose, defeating Cost of Freedom, Gayego, Zensational, Fatal Bullet, Fleeting Spirit, Capt. Candyman Can, Join in the Dance).
  • Ancient Title S (gr-IA, 6f, to Gayego, defeating Delta Storm, Cost of Freedom, Riley Tucker, Square Eddie, Atta Boy Roy, Nikki’sgoldensteed, Supreme Summit, Red Arrow).

2nd at 5

  • Pat O’Brien S (gr-IA, 7f, to El Brujo, defeating Smiling Tiger, Leaving New York, Hard Bill, New Bay, Kanan Dume).
  • Goodwood S (gr-IA, 9f, to Richard’s Kid, defeating Dakota Phone, Twirling Candy, Awesome Gem, Informed, Crowded House).

Won at 6

  • Mervyn LeRoy H (gr-IIA, 8.5f, defeating Sidney’s Candy, Spurrier, Honour the Deputy).

3rd at 6

  • Pat O’Brien S (gr-IA, 7f, to The Factor, Camp Victory, defeating Smiling Tiger, Don Tito).

 

Pedigree

REPENT(USA)dkb/br. 1999 LOUIS QUATORZE(USA)b. 1993 SOVEREIGN DANCER(USA)b. 1975 NORTHERN DANCER(CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
BOLD PRINCESS (USA) b. 1960 *
ON TO ROYALTY(USA)gr. 1985 ON TO GLORY (USA) gr. 1971
ROYAL TIES (USA) dkb/br. 1973
BABY GRACE(ARG)dkb/br. 1981 CIPAYO(ARG)dkb/br. 1974 LACYDON (GB) b. 1955
TSARINA (GB) br. 1961
KATHY(ARG)b. 1970 KAZAN (FR) ch. 1959
CLAMIDE (ARG) b. 1961
CROWNING TOUCH(USA)ch. 1998 THUNDER GULCH(USA)ch. 1992 GULCH(USA)b. 1984 MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC]
JAMEELA (USA) dkb/br. 1976
LINE OF THUNDER(USA)b. 1987 STORM BIRD (CAN) b. 1978
SHOOT A LINE (GB) b. 1977
MAJESTY’S CROWN(USA)b. 1984 MAGESTERIAL(USA)b. 1977 NORTHERN DANCER(CAN) b. 1961 [BC]
COURTING DAYS (USA) dkb/br. 1970
QUEEN’S CROWN(USA)b. 1979 KING EMPEROR (USA) b. 1966
TURN CAPP (USA) b. 1972

Video



Crown of Thorns - Woodford Thoroughbreds