Bee Jersey

Bee Jersey

GRADE 1 WINNER FROM THE SPEIGHTSTOWN LINE


Jersey Town / Bees, by Rahy, 2014, CH
No Charge for 2020
Bee Jersey

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 G1 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 G1 winner Girvin by 5 ½ lengths
  • Finished a clear second to eventual 2-time Dubai World Cup (G1) winner Thunder Snow in the UAE 2000 Guineas (G3)
  • Finished worse than third only once in 10 career starts—earned $976,293
  • 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; fourth dam is Lassie Dear; from the family of Weekend Surprise, dam of Classic winners A.P. Indy and Summer Squall
  • Named a Bronze Medal Stallion on Chris McGrath’s Value Podium: “One of the fastest milers around, wiring the Met (Mile- G1) field for a 109 Beyer.... Bee Jersey is from one of the very best families in the book, with pervasive Classic seeding. He has the looks too."
  • "He's absolutely gorgeous, just so perfectly balanced. Just ask John Phillips, he said to me, 'I can't believe how beautiful that horse is.'" - Chuck Fipke, TDN
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)

Race Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earned
2 1 0 0 1 $4,493
3 5 1 3 (1) 0 $110,400
4 4 4 (2) 0 0 $861,400
Totals 10 5 3 (1) 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).

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