Quality Stallions Highlight This Breeding And Sales Prep Operation
Tom and Nancy Clark’s 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 Tom Clark. Gerardo Guerra and Ciriaco Cisneros round out the outstanding and experienced management staff.
Danzing Candy is a quick, multiple graded stakes winner by the emerging stallion Twirling Candy. He earned $700,930 in just 11 starts, taking the San Felipe Stakes (G2) at three and both the San Carlos Stakes (G2) and the Lone Star Park Handicap (G3) at four. He is a half-brother to another stakes winner in Cedartown. His first foals are three-year-olds of 2022 and he has already had SIXTEEN winners.
Standing his first year at stud in 2022 will be Mo Forza, a Grade 1 winning son of top Kentucky stallion Uncle Mo, who sired 3 of the top 4 leading freshman sires in 2020 including the leader Nyquist. Mo Forza won SEVEN Grade 1 or 2 Stakes in his career, which is the same as the aforementioned Nyquist. No other son of Uncle Mo has won more than 2 Graded Stakes. He is the only Graded Stakes winning son of Uncle Mo standing in California.
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. His first foals raced in 2018 and he already has at least 35 winners.
Richard’s Kid, by Lemon Drop Kid and out of the Broad Brush mare Tough Broad, earned over $2.4 million on the track. He won the prestigious Pacific Classic (G1) twice among his 12 career victories. He has at least 36 winners, of which NINE (25%) have earned more than $100,000 including stakes-placed Sedamar ($331,232) and Sapphire Kid ($276,739).
Sir Prancealot by Tamayuz (GB) out of Mona Em (IRE), by Catrail is a G2 stakes winner and is a top graded stakes winning sire of Lady Prancealot (G1), Beau Recall (G2), Sir Dancealot (G2), Madam Dancealot (G2) and Lady Amulet (G2). 2020 was his first year standing in California, but his imported progeny have done remarkably well in the United States with 3 Graded Stakes winners, 1 Listed Stake winner and a total of 9 stakes horses from only 20 starters (as of March 27, 2022). His first North American foals arrived in 2021.
Slew’s Tiznow, by Tiznow out of Hepatica, is a record setting, grade I-performing dual stakes winner. Slew’s Tiznow, whose best year was 2019 with 4 stakes winners at 4 different racetracks, was California’s leading freshman sire of 2015, He is a full brother to record setter and multiple graded stakes winner Slew’s Tizzy, a top sire in South America. 77% of Slew’s Tiznow starters win, for progeny earnings over $4 million to date.
Surf Cat is a six-time Grade 2 winning millionaire and graded stakes producing sire. From limited numbers, he has produced 67% winners from starters with average earnings per starter nearing $50,000 and total lifetime earnings over $4.4 million led by the fabulous 2017 California-bred Horse of the Year Sircat Sally.
Tom’s Tribute, a Grade 1 and Grade 2 winner at Del Mar and a leading miler in Southern California who earned $634,880, is by top sire Lion Heart and out of an El Prado (IRE) mare. His first foals are three-year-olds of 2020.
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 providing outstanding quality service and look forward to serving you.