Horse Profile

As of 12.18.17

Pioneerof the Nile (KY)

TB, DK B/, H, foaled May 5, 2006

( Empire Maker - Star of Goshen, by Lord At War (ARG) )

Racing achievements and Top 100 Rankings include North American (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico) Thoroughbred races only.

Connections as of last Start:

Jockey: Garrett K. Gomez
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Owner: Zayat Stables, LLC
Breeder: Zayat Stables, LLC


Sold to Zayat Stables
Consigned by Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent

Best Racing Class Achieved:

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner

Triple Crown Highlights:
2nd Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands - 2009
Breeders' Cup Participation:

Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile participant - 2008

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000):

Ranked 16th by Earnings - 2009
Ranked 79th by Earnings - 2008

2017 Statistics*
Starts: N/A
Firsts: N/A
Seconds: N/A
Thirds: N/A
Earnings: N/A
Earnings Per Start: N/A
Highest Equibase Speed Figure N/A
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics
Career Statistics*
Starts: 10
Firsts: 5
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 1
Earnings: $1,634,200
Earnings Per Start: $163,420
Highest Equibase Speed Figure 108
*Includes results from all countries
Earnings/Wins Rankings

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Statistics By Year*
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Highest Equibase Speed Figure Earnings
2009 5 3 1 0 108 $1,090,000
2008 5 2 0 1 105 $544,200

*Current year Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics; all previous years include results from all countries.

Track Date Race Race Type Breed Finish Chart Video
Pimlico 5/16/2009 12 BlackBerry Preakness Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 11
Churchill Downs 5/2/2009 11 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Gr. 1) TB 2
Santa Anita 4/4/2009 6 Santa Anita Derby (Gr. 1) TB 1
Santa Anita 3/14/2009 4 San Felipe Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 1
Santa Anita 2/7/2009 8 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 1
Hollywood Park 12/20/2008 8 CashCall Futurity (Gr. 1) TB 1
Oak Tree 10/25/2008 5 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Gr. 1) TB 5
Keeneland 10/4/2008 7 Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (Gr. 1) TB 3
Saratoga 8/25/2008 7 Maiden Special Weight TB 1
Saratoga 8/4/2008 5 Maiden Special Weight TB 4
Sale Code Hip Type Cover Sire Buyer Consignor Price Status
KEESEP 458 Yearling N/A Zayat Stables Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent $290,000 Sold

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