Smart Strike – Cuando, by Lord At War (Arg)
Top 25 sire of 2-year-olds in North America in 2020 from his biggest & best-bred crop to date, led by black type 2yos Thin White Duke, Wyfire & Sweet Justice.
- 2020 stakes winners are led by G2-placed PARSIMONY, 2 3/4-length winner of the $175,000 Curlin H. at Meydan.
- Impressive lifetime stakes numbers: Over 12% black type horses and nearly 6% black type winners from starters to date.
- Sales horses in 2020 included 2-year-olds up to $170,000 and yearlings up to $70,000.
- 2019 sales horses included yearlings up to $125,000, and a colt that breezed a furlong in 9.3 seconds at OBS April – the fastest breeze time of the year at the 2yo sales (colt named SPEEDY JUSTICE, who won on debut at 2 by 7 1/4 lengths for Bob Baffert at Del Mar).
- Named a “Value Sire” by Chris McGrath in the Thoroughbred Daily News.
- No. 1 Third-Crop APEX Sire in North America by A-Runner Index on the 2018 Mid-Year list — 3.16 — second worldwide to Frankel (GB).