Rancho San Miguel is one of the leading stallion stations in California. 250-acres nestled in the coastal foothills northwest of Paso Robles where warm days are cooled by evening breezes of the Pacific Ocean. This central location allows the farm to serve clients from both the northern and southern regions of the state.
Rancho San Miguel is led by its General Manager of 30 years, Clay Murdock. Jorge Cruz, Hannah Twichell, and Lindsay Boutwell round out the outstanding management team that ensures quality care is provided to all horses.
Dr. Stacy Potter, our resident veterinarian since 2013, is a graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and has extensive experience in equine reproduction and equine husbandry.
The expanded Rancho San Miguel stallion roster consists of: Curlin to Mischief, Danzing Candy, Northern Causeway, Richard’s Kid, Rousing Sermon, Slew’s Tiznow, Tom’s Tribute, Typhoon Slew, and U S Ranger.
Curlin to Mischief is sired by two-time Horse of the Year/leading sire Curlin and is a half-brother to Grade 1 winners Beholder and Into Mischief; the latter will stand for $100,000 in 2018. Curlin to Mischief ’s first foals are yearlings next year.
Danzing Candy is brand new to Rancho San Miguel for 2018. A multiple G2 winner of over $700,000, this son of Twirling Candy is quick, correct and with a loaded pedigree.
Northern Causeway is a graded stakes winner and son of sire-of-sires Giant’s Causeway, out of Getaway Girl, a half-sister to leading sires City Zip and Ghostzapper.
Richard’s Kid new for 2018 a multiple Grade One winning millionaire and track record setter. Sire of a Del Mar maiden special winner Mama’s Kid in his first crop.
Rousing Sermon, California’s champion two-year-old of 2011, is sired by the recently deceased Lucky Pulpit, in turn sire of California Chrome. Rousing Sermon ranked among the top nine colts of his crop. He won or placed in 13 stakes including the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby with career earnings of $821,571.
Slew’s Tiznow, by Tiznow out of Hepatica, is a record setting, grade I-performing dual stakes winner. Slew’s Tiznow, California’s leading freshman sire of 2015, is a full brother to record setter and multiple graded stakes winner Slew’s Tizzy. 71% of his starters win, for progeny earnings of $1.3 million to date.
Typhoon Slew, also out of Hepatica, is by Stormy Atlantic, 2014’s leading sire of juvenile stakes winners. Typhoon Slew was graded stakes placed at two and also broke his maiden going wire-to-wire by over 10 lengths.
U S Ranger, by Danzig, was undefeated at two and a champion sprinter as a three- and four-year-old. U S Ranger’s progeny have lifetime earnings over $7 million, led by graded stakes winner Solitary Ranger.
New stallions are grade I-winner Tom’s Tribute, by Lion Heart and out of an El Prado (IRE) mare, stood his first season in 2016, with first crop yearlings coming next year. Also for 2018 we are introducing Danzing Candy a superb sophomore grade two winner and a grade two winner at four. Joining them is Richard’s Kid a multiple grade I winner’ sire of a first crop Del Mar maiden special winner.
Rancho San Miguel’s goal is to attract the highest quality stallions and broodmares and provide them with the best care possible. We are dedicated to outstanding quality service and look forward to serving you. For information please call (805) 467-3847 or visit www.ranchosanmiguel.net.