Of these, two would become grade 1 winners: Honor Code and Got Lucky, whose name refers to the multiple tries it took her dam to get in foal. As a stallion, he developed a "dipped topline" (a mostly cosmetic issue not to be confused with a sway-back) that is often found in descendants of Seattle Slew. Indy was born a ridgling, meaning he had one undescended testicle. powered by Disqus. "Eddie had just enough horse and he rated him really well. Weekend Surprise was from a distinguished female family and her sire was Triple Crown winner Secretariat. Honor A.P. [7] He was sired by Triple Crown-winner Seattle Slew. Agincourt and Casual Lies set a brisk pace, followed by Pine Bluff. Please see our terms for use of feeds. He's very sound and such a brilliant horse, but it would be taking a tremendous risk with a great sire prospect. How many sale toppers are yearlings that end up being that good where they are Horse of the Year and then go on and be two-time champion sire and then have the long term influence that he has had and will continue to have? All thoroughbreds in the Northern Hemisphere have an official birthday of January 1 for the purposes of determining their age. See who is a fan of A. P. Indy. View results and future entries as well as statistics by course, race type and prize money. Bill Farish, son of Lane's End founder William Farish, said, "Words really can't put into perspective what he's meant to us. Indy's hoof. The field was no match for A.P. [11] On October 10, he finished third in the Jockey Club Gold Cup after stumbling at the start and tearing off his right front shoe. [17] His 12.5% stakes winners to foals ratio is the best among contemporary American stallions of the "big book era". [8], A.P. It's pretty amazing. [3] In 2008, A.P. [14] He sired 88 graded stakes winners and 12 champions. Indy subsequently became a "breed-shaping sire", leading the North American sire list twice and establishing a sire line that has produced multiple American Classic winners. [1], In 2000, A.P. For much of his career, he stood for $300,000. Indy: Still carrying himself like a champion", "Leading sire A.P. He was two seconds off the track record set in 1973 by his grandfather Secretariat. Indy is an Intermediate/Classic chef-de-race in the Roman dosage system. It's the second IndyCar race to finish under caution in one week. Indy was a near perfect physical specimen. [6], He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2000. A.P. From June 2017 until his death, he had been the oldest living winner of the Belmont Stakes and the oldest living Classic winner overall. His time in the Belmont Stakes tied Easy Goer for the second-fastest running in the history of the race, behind his damsire Secretariat.[2]. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, "Speed and A.P. "Fortunately, acrylic had just been developed, and [farrier] Joey Carroll rebuilt his foot that night. Indy was given the summer off to allow his hoof to completely heal, then returned on September 13 with a dull performance in the Molson Export Million, finishing fifth. It is the end of an era. Indy was a dark bay or brown horse with a narrow white blaze and a white sock on the right hind leg. But even though the 33-car field that will take the green flag in Sunday’s race — postponed from its typical Memorial Day weekend date by the coronavirus pandemic — is the second-fastest in history as a collection, the top speed set by pole sitter Marco Andretti of 231.068 miles per hour (371.87 kilometres per hour) remains well off the record. He remained on the rail at the back of the pack until the final turn when he split between horses to find running room. Jun 10, 2017 | AP. 1st: Breeders' Cup Classic (G1,10f), Belmont S. (G1,12f), Santa Anita Derby (G1,9f), Hollywood Futurity (G1,8.5f), San Rafael S. (G2,8f), Peter Pan S. (G2,9f) Purchased by BBA (Ireland) for $2.9 million from the Lane's End consignment, A.P. has some catching up to do on Kentucky Derby trail, Zipse: Honor A. P. races in tradition of Seattle Slew, A.P. [21][22], He was voted the Eclipse Awards for American Horse of the Year and Champion three-year-old colt. It was billed as the safest-ever Indy car, and the series has had just one fatality since, when Justin Wilson was hit in the head with debris in 2015. At maturity, he reached 16 hands (64 inches, 163 cm) high. Indy, full speed ahead at 27", "Pedigree Analysis: Dreaming of A.P. My Memoir then started closing quickly, but A.P. IndyCar confident that speeds will could soon be reaching record territory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after second-fastest field in history qualifies for Sunday's Indy 500 Having drawn the number 1 post, Drysdale was concerned was getting trapped on the rail so he talked to jockey Eddie Delahoussaye about working toward the outside. [15], Drysdale eventually used a fiberglass patch to repair a small, almost invisible crack in A.P. "[23], A.P. Penske, for the record, is a billionaire transportation titan with a record 18 Indianapolis 500 victories. A. P. Indy horse rating and status. Inaugural race inclusive, ten drivers have won the race in their first start*, and one driver has won it in his first two starts. [17], On June 6, he entered the Belmont Stakes against a field of eleven that included Preakness Stakes winner, Pine Bluff. "I don't have a ride yet." [17], A.P. DETROIT (AP) — IndyCar unveiled its 2018 race car — and Mario Andretti is evidently a fan. [26] He was also the oldest living winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic. "There wasn't much foot left", Drysdale recalled later. Jump Start: Prayer for Relief, Rail Trip, Old Trieste: Silver Train, Sinister Minister, Barcola, This page was last edited on 30 October 2020, at 00:46. As they rounded the turn, Pine Bluff moved to the lead while A.P. Rookie winners have occurred in ten out of one hundred races, 10%, in two consecutive years twice (1913 — 1914, 2000 — 2001), and in three consecutive years once (1926 — 1928). Winnings: 11 Starts: 8 - 0 - 1, $2,979,815. [3] A.P Indy lived most of his life at Lane's End Farm, where he was born and raised, and stood his entire stud career. Indy (March 31, 1989 – February 21, 2020) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won the Belmont Stakes and Breeders' Cup Classic on his way to American Horse of the Year honors in 1992. So many of our top horses have been retired to Europe or Japan that we need a horse like this to stand in the U.S. Everyone involved concluded that this was the right thing to do. Welcome to Equibase.com, your official source for horse racing results, mobile racing data, statistics as well as all other horse racing and thoroughbred racing information. Foaled March 31, 1989. Horse Racing Labs, LLC, History (1875-2020 Derby Results & Videos). Indy 500 record holder Tom Sneva hits the turn one wall after his right front tire blew out on May 14, 1980 during practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Indy's lameness. DETROIT (AP) — IndyCar unveiled its 2018 race car — and Mario Andretti is evidently a fan. Indy sired his last foals in 2010, when only 36 of 80 mares he bred conceived. Indy", "Kentucky Broodmare of the Year Weekend Surprise Dead", "A.p. A.P. Find everything you need to know about horse racing at Equibase.com. 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