horse Profile

As of 12.13.17

Classic Empire (KY)

TB, B, C, foaled March 21, 2014

( Pioneerof the Nile - Sambuca Classica, by Cat Thief )

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

Connections as of last Start:

Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux
Trainer: Mark E. Casse
Owner: John C. Oxley
Breeder: Steven Nicholson & Brandi Nicholson

BUYER / CONSIGNOR (MOST RECENT):

Sold to John C. Oxley
Consigned by Warrendale Sales

Career Honors:
Eclipse Award 2016 Champion 2 Year Old Colt
Best Racing Class Achieved:

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner

Triple Crown Highlights:
2nd Preakness S. - 2017
Breeders' Cup Participation:
1st Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 2016
Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000):

Ranked 12th by Earnings - 2016

2017 Statistics*
Starts: 4
Firsts: 1
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 1
Earnings: $1,034,300
Earnings Per Start: $258,575
Highest Equibase Speed Figure 103
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics
Career Statistics*
Starts: 9
Firsts: 5
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 1
Earnings: $2,520,220
Earnings Per Start: $280,024
Highest Equibase Speed Figure 116
*Includes results from all countries
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #27 of 51,053 Horses with $1.03 Million in North American Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year*
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Highest Equibase Speed Figure Earnings
2017 4 1 1 1 103 $1,034,300
2016 5 4 0 0 116 $1,485,920

*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 5/20/2017 13 Preakness Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 2
Churchill Downs 5/6/2017 12 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Gr. 1) TB 4
Oaklawn Park 4/15/2017 11 Arkansas Derby (Gr. 1) TB 1
Gulfstream Park 2/4/2017 12 Lambholm South Holy Bull Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 3
Santa Anita 11/5/2016 8 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Gr. 1) TB 1
Keeneland 10/8/2016 8 Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (Gr. 1) TB 1
Saratoga 9/5/2016 10 Hopeful Stakes (Gr. 1) TB DNF
Churchill Downs 7/2/2016 7 Bashford Manor Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 1
Churchill Downs 5/4/2016 2 Maiden Special Weight TB 1
Sale Code Hip Type Cover Sire Buyer Consignor Price Status
KEESEP 583 Yearling N/A John C. Oxley Warrendale Sales $475,000 Sold

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