Todd Pletcher Trained Malagacy Continues Shackleford Success
Malagacy won in grand fashion today at Florida’s Gulfstream Park for trainer Todd Pletcher, the 3 yo Colt a son of rising star Shackleford was impressive to say the least.
Malagacy Changed hands several times
|Shackleford – Classiest Gem, by Dehere||Steven W. Young, agent||De Meric Sales, agent||$190,000||Sold|
|Shackleford – Classiest Gem, by Dehere||De Meric Stables, agent||Stuart Morris, agent||$130,000||Sold|
|Shackleford – Classiest Gem, by Dehere||Stoney Lane Farm||Paramount Sales, agent||$45,000||Sold|
Todd Pletcher owns Gulfstream at the moment:
A Leading First-Crop Sire
A leading Freshman Sire in 2016, led by multiple SW & Arlington-Washington Futurity [G3] winner WELLABLED, G3-placed Madrugador, etc.
The only Freshman Sire in 2016 to sire 2 TDN Rising Stars: Impressive 2-year-old debut MdSpWt winners WELLABLED and Shackin Up
2016 sales progeny incl: 2-year-olds of $340,000, $310,000, $280,000, $260,000, $250,000, etc., and yearlings of $200,000, $180,000, $175,000, etc.
Three-time Grade 1 winner of $3,090,101 – only American Classic winner by a son of STORM CAT
Leading money-winning 3yo of his crop – Eclipse Finalist as Champion 3YO & Champion Sprinter
Won sire-making races against the best: Preakness S. [G1] at 3, defeating KY Derby winner Animal Kingdom and Mucho Macho Man; Clark H. [G1]; Met Mile [G1]; Churchill Downs S. [G2]
Leading money-winning 3yo of his crop — Eclipse finalist as Champion 3yo and Champion Sprinter
One of just four in history — including Native Dancer — to win the Preakness and the Met Mile [G1]
Bred 413 mares combined in 2014–2016