GSW from the family of Personal Ensign
More Than Ready / Title Seeker, by Monarchos, 2015, DK B
GSW from the family of Personal Ensign
- A true war horse: durable, sound, consistent. Earned nearly $800,000 in 35 starts over 6 racing seasons. Earned a 90+ Beyer 17 times. Won or placed in 9 stakes, including a win in the Louisiana S. (G3)
- Precocious: a 2-year-old Keeneland MdSpWt winner
- Made 10 starts as a 3-year-old, including winning an Oaklawn allowance in his 3-year-old debut by 3 1/2 lengths; winning an Aqueduct allowance against elders; placing in the Indiana Derby (G3), the Discovery S. (G3), and the LARC Sir Barton S.; and finishing 4th in the Rebel S. (G2) and the Ohio Derby (G3)
- At 4: placed in the Steve Sexton Mile S. (G3), the Stymie S., and the Evangeline Mile S.
- At 5: winner of a Keeneland allowance race and placed in the Fayette S. (G2)
- Winner of the Louisiana S. (G3) in his 6-year-old debut, defeating multiple GSW Silver Prospector, multiple SW/GSW Captivating Moon, GSW Wells Bayou
- At 7: placed in the Alysheba S. (G3)
- By the great MORE THAN READY: a perennial sire of 2-year-olds; the leading sire in history by winners; North America’s leading sire of lifetime stakes winners
- Out of TITLE SEEKER, a Phipps-bred daughter of blue hen PERSONAL ENSIGN, purchased for $1.7 million as a broodmare. She also produced G3 winner/G1-placed SEEKING THE TITLE, who then produced G1 winner of $3.4 million SEEKING THE SOUL, a son of the Fipke homebred G1 winner, champion, and former Darby Dan stallion PERFECT SOUL (IRE)
- This is also the deep female family of Phipps G1 winners My Flag, Storm Flag Flying, Miner’s Mark, Traditionally, Mr Speaker, etc.
- His broodmare sire is Kentucky Derby and Florida Derby winner MONARCHOS
ALAN PORTER ANALYSIS PEDIGREE CATALOG STYLE (PDF)
|MORE THAN READY (USA)
|SOUTHERN HALO (USA)
blk. 1969 [BC]
|HAIL TO REASON (USA)|
|NORTHERN SEA (USA)
|NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)|
|SEA SAGA (USA)|
|WOODMANS GIRL (USA)
|MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)|
|BECKY BE GOOD (USA)
|GOOD LANDING (USA)|
|TITLE SEEKER (USA)
|MARIAS MON (USA)
|WAVERING MONARCH (USA)|
|CARLOTTA MARIA (USA)|
|REGAL BAND (USA)
|DIXIELAND BAND (USA)|
|REGAL ROBERTA (USA)|
|PERSONAL ENSIGN (USA)*
|PRIVATE ACCOUNT (USA)
|NUMBERED ACCOUNT (USA)|
|GRECIAN BANNER (USA)*
|HOIST THE FLAG (USA)|
|3||10||2||3 (2)||1 (1)||$293,550|
|4||5||0||2 (2)||1 (1)||$85,000|
Won at 2
- A maiden special weight race at Keeneland (7f, D, defeating Sourdough, One Thirty Nine, Zanesville, Seauxtale, Raining Moolah, Antarctic).
Won at 3
- An allowance race at Oaklawn Park (8.5f, D, defeating Plainsman, Dream Baby Dream, Transgress, Kingsville, True Loyalty, Five Man Wolf, Catdaddy, Bode’s Maker, Mesa Skyline).
- An allowance optional claiming race at Aqueduct (8f, D, defeating Thebigfundamental, Sir Ballantine, Tommy T, Golden Brown, American Lincoln, Hammerin Aamer, Papa Zulu).
2nd at 3
- Discovery S. (G3) at Aqueduct (9f, D, to Plainsman, defeating Gronkowski, Bon Raison).
- LARC Sir Barton S. at Pimlico (8.5f, D, to Ax Man, defeating Prince Lucky, Pony Up, Dream Baby Dream, Navy Commander).
3rd at 3
- Indiana Derby (G3) at Horseshoe Indianapolis (8.5f, D, to Axelrod, Trigger Warning, defeating King Zachary, Dark Vader, Funny Duck, The Money Dance, Givemeaminit, Blame the Rider).
2nd at 4
- Stymie S. at Aqueduct (8f, D, to Vino Rosso, defeating Shivermetimbers, Sunny Ridge, California Night, Stan the Man, Curlin’s Honor, Hero’s Welcome).
- Evangeline Mile S. at Evangeline Downs (8f, D, to Mocito Rojo, defeating Pioneer Spirit, Late Nite Mischief, Mageez, Zipzaptime).
3rd at 4
- Steve Sexton Mile S. (G3) at Lone Star Park (8f, D, to Mocito Rojo, King Abner, defeating Air Strike, Shotgun Kowboy, G’s Turn, Phat Man, Forevamo, Analyze This Jet, Minister of Soul).
Won at 5
- An allowance optional claiming race at Keeneland (8.5f, D, defeating Royal Mesa, Scars Are Cool, Bourbon Resolution, Guest Suite, Treasure Trove, Thirstforlife, Troubling Moon).
3rd at 5
- Fayette S. (G2) at Keeneland (9f, D, to Mr Freeze, Aurelius Maximus, defeating Coastal Defense, Captivating Moon, Rated R Superstar, Crafty Daddy, Mirinaque (ARG), Mo Mosa).
Won at 6
- Louisiana S. (G3) at Fair Grounds (8.5f, D, defeating Blackberry Wine, Wells Bayou, Sonneman, Silver Prospector, Captivating Moon, Grand Luwegee).
3rd at 7
- Alysheba S. (G2) at Churchill Downs (8.5f, D, to Olympiad, Happy Saver, defeating Weyburn, Soy Tapatio, Fulsome, Max Player).