Jersey Town / Bees, by Rahy, 2014, CH  |  Fee: $5,000 S&N

Grade 1 winner from the Speightstown line

  • Winner of the historic Metropolitan H. [G1] in 1:33.13 – faster than Ghostzapper, Mor Spirit, Palace Malice, Holy Bull, etc.
  • Beyer Speed Figure of 109 in the Metropolitan is the second-fastest by any horse at a mile in 2018
  • Incredible turn of foot - undefeated and never headed at any call in 2018, with an average winning margin of nearly five lengths
  • Defeated 10 graded stakes winners in the Metropolitan, including Grade 1 winners Bolt d'Oro, Discreet Lover, Mind Your Biscuits, and Ransom the Moon
  • Won Steve Sexton Mile [G3] with a 104 Beyer Speed Figure, defeating Grade 1 winner Girvin by 5 1/2 lengths
  • Finished a clear second to eventual Dubai World Cup [G1] winner Thunder Snow in the UAE 2000 Guineas [G3]
  • Finished worse than third only once in 10 career starts – earned $976,312
  • The most accomplished son of Cigar Mile H. [G1] and Kelso H. [G2] champ Jersey Town, a leading son of Speightstown
  • A $250,000 Keeneland September Yearling out of the stakes-placed Rahy mare Bees; from the family of Weekend Surprise, dam of Classic winners A.P. Indy and Summer Squall
 
 
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RECENT NEWS
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Bee Jersey, winner of this year’s Metropolitan Handicap (G1) and Steve Sexton Mile Stakes (G3), has been retired and will stand the upcoming breeding season for $5,000 S&N at Darby Dan Farm.
 
 
RACE RECORD
Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 1 0 0 1 $4,493
3 5 1 3 0 $110,400
4
4 4 0 0 $861,400
Totals 10 5 3 1 $976,293

3rd at 2

  • Maiden race at Meydan (7f, to Capezzano, Fawree, by 2.5 lengths, defeating Cape of Eagles, Dawwass, Bourbon Gleam, Sharp Defence, Hidden Journey, Voice of the North, Al Abyad, Big Sigh (IRE), Modhilah (IRE)).

Won at 3

  • Maiden special weight race at Keeneland (7f, by 3 lengths, defeating Powerful Ally, C DUb, Makeamericagreat, Ukuru, Such a Tease, La Maquina Gris, Victory Cigar, Pleasantly Persist, Squadron Fourteen, Belgrano).

2nd at 3

  • U.A.E. Two Thousand Guineas at Meydan (G3, to Thunder Snow (IRE), defeating Capezzano, Qatar Man (IRE), Han Sense, Cosmo Charlie, Victor Kalejs, Best Solution (IRE), Silent Assassin (IRE)).
  • Allowance at Churchill Downs (7f, to Gold Ekati by 1 length, defeating Class Won, Adulation, Because It's Time, Sutton Impact, Ostentation, Gray Sky, Quality Emperor, Takeittotheedge, Spring d'Oro).
  • Maiden race at Meydan (8f, to Fawree, defeating Mazeed, Dawwass, Magical Forest (IRE), Forgivethenforget (GB), Sboog, Big Sigh (IRE), Cape of Eagles).

Won at 4

  • Metropolitan H. at Belmont Park (G1, 8f, by a nose, defeating Mind Your Biscuits, Limousine Liberal, Discreet Lover, Ransom the Moon, McCracken, Good Samaritan, Awesome Slew, One Liner, Warrior's Club, Bold d'Oro).
  • Steve Sexton Mile S. at Lone Star (G3, 8f, by 5 1/2 lengths, defeating Girvin, Shotgun Kowboy, Futile, South Beach, Oh So Regal, Franco).
  • Allowance race at Keeneland (8f, by 7 3/4 lengths, defeating Frammento, Han Sense, Icatiro, Rise Up, Action Everyday).
  • Allowance race at Oaklawn Park (8f, by 6 lengths, defeating Chris and Dave, Blueridge, Gray Sky, Son of a Saint, Bronze Age, Cass in Stone, Compagno, Grandpa's Dream, Love That Lute).

 

 
 
PHOTOS

 
 
PEDIGREE (Print Pedigree)
JERSEY TOWN (USA)
ch. 2006
SPEIGHTSTOWN (USA)
ch. 1998
GONE WEST (USA)
br. 1984 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)  
SECRETTAME (USA)
SILKEN CAT (CAN)
ch. 1993
STORM CAT (USA)
SILKEN DOLL (USA)
JERSEY GIRL (USA)
ch. 1995
BELONG TO ME (USA)
b. 1989
DANZIG (USA)
BELONGING (USA)
MISS BOLD APPEAL (USA)
ch. 1990
VALID APPEAL (USA)
BID GAL (USA)
BEES (USA)
b. 2004
RAHY (USA)
ch. 1985
BLUSHING GROOM (FR)
ch. 1974 [BC]
RED GOD (USA)
RUNAWAY BRIDE (GB)
GLORIOUS SONG (CAN)*
b. 1976
HALO (USA)
BALLADE (USA)
RUN FOR LASSIE (USA)
b. 1990
FAPPIANO (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)  
KILLALOE (USA)
LASSIE'S LADY (USA)
b. 1981
ALYDAR (USA)
LASSIE DEAR (USA)