Rancho San Miguel’s Sir Prancealot led all West Coast stallions, as well as 2nd outside of Kentucky in North America, by number of mares bred in 2021 with 125. He was bred to 105 mares in his first season at stud in 2020. The complete list of stallions bred in North America this year can be found HERE.
Sir Prancealot (IRE) led all stallions by gross sales ($554,500) and yearlings sold (11) on the first day at Magic Millions 2021 Adelaide Yearling Sale in Southern Australia on March 9. This is his second crop of yearlings in Australia. Complete Sir Prancealot Adelaide Yearling Sale results can be found HERE.
SAN MIGUEL, California – Rancho San Miguel has set 2021 stud fees for its roster of seven stallions, led by the globetrotting Sir Prancealot (IRE) whose fee will remain a California-leading $15,000 for his second season at stud in California.
Sir Prancealot, who sired progeny which won stakes in at least 6 countries in 2020, will return from Cornerstone Stud in Australia after breeding 105 mares in California in 2020. His offspring have shown a propensity for high quality racing in North America with 17% Graded Stakes winners and 53% Stakes Horses earning an average earning per starters of over $210,000 from his only 17 starters. They performed very well in the Breeders Cup last weekend when Miss Amulet ran a good third in the BC Juvenile Turf S-G1 in her U.S. debut and Lady Prancealot ran a very close 4th in the BC Filly & Mares Turf-G1. They have also starred in the sales ring at Keeneland this week when the all 3 race mares by Sir Prancealot offered sold for an average over $766,000 led by Grade I winner Lady Prancealot, who sold for $1,600,000.
Danzing Candy, a brilliantly fast multiple Grade 2 winning son of Twirling Candy who bred 331 mares in his first 3 crop and whose first crop will be two-year-olds next year, will have his fee remain at $5,000. His yearlings have been well received in California, Washington and Florida sales, topped by a $115,000 colt at the 2020 OBS October Yearling Sale.
Curlin to Mischief, perhaps the best bred stallion in California being a ½ brother to Into Mischief, Beholder and Mendelssohn, will have his fee remain at $3,500. His two-year-old son, Good With People, is a multiple stakes winner of $199,000 and is the current favorite to win California-bred Champion Two-Year-Old colt in 2020. In the sales ring, another colt was sold for $85,000, which was among the highest prices at the recent 2020 Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearling Sale. His fee will remain at $3,500.
Slew’s Tiznow, a record setting, Grade 1 performing dual stakes winner, who has produced 74% winners from starters while earning over $4.1 million, including 6 stakes winners. His fee remains at $3,000.
Richard’s Kid, a two time winner of the Pacific Classic-G1 and earner of over $2.4 million, who has produced 27 winners already, of which 7 have already earned more than $100,000, including stakes placed Sedamar and Sapphire Kid. His fee remains at $2,500.
Northern Causeway, a beautiful Graded stakes winning son of top sire Giant’s Causeway from the family of top sires City Zip and Ghostzapper, is the sire of 19 winners to date. His 2020 fee will be $2,000.
Tom’s Tribute is a son of Lion Heart who was a Grade 1 winner of $634,889 and a leading miler in California. His first foals are three-year-olds of 2020. His fee will remain at $2,000.
Monday, November 9, 2020
Lady Prancealot, a Grade 1 stakes winning daughter of Rancho San Miguel stallion Sir Prancealot, sells for $1,600,000 at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale to top Japanese breeding farm, Shadai Farm. Additionally, Beau Recall, a multiple Grade 2 winning & Grade 1 placed daughter of Sir Prancealot who earned $1,481,412, sells for $350,000 to OXO Equine.
Sunday, November 8, 2020
Mo See Cal, a California-bred daughter of the top Kentucky sire Uncle Mo who was foaled and raised at Rancho San Miguel, wins her first stakes off a 12 month layoff with a facile victory in the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes at Del Mar. She increased her earnings to $342,664 with her sixth win in 19 starts. She was bred by Rozamund Barclay and is currently owned by Rockingham Ranch and trained by Peter Miller.
Saturday, November 7, 2020
Good With People, a California-bred two-year-old son of Rancho San Miguel stallion Curlin to Mischief, wins his second stake when annexing the $150,000 Golden State Juvenile Stakes at Del Mar. This was his second stakes win and 3rd win in 5 starts so far in his career and increased his earnings to $199,000. He is the current leader for California-bred Champion Two-Year-Old of 2020. He is owned by his breeders, J. Kirk and Judy Robison, and trained by Peter Miller.
Lady Prancealot (pictured in the white silks), a Grade 1 stakes winning daughter of Rancho San Miguel stallion Sir Prancealot, finishes a very cl0se fourth in the $2,000,000 Maker’s Mark Breeders Cup Filly and Mare Turf Stakes-G1 at Keeneland to increase her lifetime earnings to $740,841. She is sold two days later for $1,600,000 (see above).
Friday, November 6, 2020
Miss Amulet (pictured earlier winning the Lowther Stakes-G2 in Great Britain), a two-year-old daughter of Rancho San Miguel stallion Sir Prancealot, finishes a very impressive third in the $1,000,000 Breeders Cup Juvenile Filly Turf Stakes-G1 at Keeneland in her United States debut. as well as her first try around two turns. With her second Grade 1 placing, she increased her lifetime earnings to $262,961.
Two fillies and one mare by Rancho San Miguel stallion, Sir Prancealot, have been pre-entered in the 2020 Breeders Cup Championships to be held November 6th and 7th at Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Kentucky.
On Friday November 6, two-year-old filly Miss Amulet invades from Europe, fresh off winning the Lowther Stakes-G2 and finishing 2nd in the Cheveley Park Stakes-G1 in her last 2 starts, to run in the $1,000,000 Juvenile Filly Turf-G1 at a mile on the turf in her stateside debut. If she starts, she will become only the 17th progeny of Sir Prancealot to start in North America.
The next day, four-year-old Grade 1 winner Lady Prancealot ($640,841), after suffering through some races with little pace in California, returns to Keeneland where she ran perhaps her most impressive race last year winning the Valley View Stakes-G3, to run in the $2,000,000 Maker’s Mark Filly and Mare Turf-G1 at 1 3/16 miles on the turf.
A short time later, six-year-old mare Beau Recall, who has won four Grade 2 (including the last 2 Longines Churchill Distaff Mile Stakes-G2) races and finished second in five Grade 1 races (including a fast closing second in the First Lady Stakes-G1 to last year’s Breeders Cup Mile winner Uni in her most recent start at Keeneland) while winning $1,481,412, is pre-entered in the $2,000,000 Fan Duel Mile Presented by PDJC at one mile on the turf versus open company.