Pin Oak Stallions Add Enhanced Report
Written by Alan Porter 1 | Mar 11, 2011 |
Breeders will once again be able to run free TrueNicks reports for Broken Vow, Sky Classic, Bob and John, and Cowboy Cal, courtesy of Pin Oak Stud, who stand the quartet at their Versailles facility. All stallions have upgraded to the new Enhanced report.
Broken Vow (TrueNicks,SRO), a son of Unbridled, has sired 34 stakes winners, and 12 graded stakes winners, in his first six crops, including the grade I winners Unbridled Belle and Cotton Blossom, and graded stakes scorers Interactif, Private Vow, Sassy Image, Matt’s Broken Vow, Sindy With An S, Proud Heiress, Polonius, and Lethal Combination. What’s more, he still has some of his best-bred crops to run.
Veteran Sky Classic (TrueNicks,SRO) is one of the last active sons of the immortal Nijinsky II. A Champion 2-Year-Old, Champion Turf Horse, and Champion Older Horse in Canada, he was also Champion Turf Horse in the U.S. He has sired 58 stakes winners, including Canadian Champions Thornfield and Sky Conqueror, and grade I winners Nothing to Lose and Hyperbaric. Sky Classic is also broodmare sire of 21 stakes winners, including European classic winner Speciosa, and graded winners Major Rhythm, Sky Mom, and Bad Action.
Bob and John (TrueNicks,SRO) is a son of successful sire of sires Seeking the Gold. Out of Minister’s Melody, a graded stakes-winning daughter of Deputy Minister from the family of sires Broad Brush and Capote. Grade I-placed at 2, Bob and John won the Sham Stakes (gr. III) and Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I) – beating Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Jazil – at 3. At 4 he added the $400,000 Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III). His first crop were yearlings of 2010, and sold for up to $150,000.
The Pin Oak team is completed by Cowboy Cal (TrueNicks,SRO), a winner of 7 races and $1,037,810, including the Strub Stakes (gr. II), Oak Tree Mile Stakes (gr. II) – in 1:33.12 – San Pasqual Handicap (gr. II), Bryan Station Stakes (gr. III), Tropical Park Derby (gr. III) and, at 2, the Laurel Futurity, by 6¼ lengths. A versatile runner, Cowboy Cal was effective on dirt and turf, and as a mature horse had high-class form from eight to ten furlongs. A son of Giant’s Causeway, Cowboy Cal is out of Texas Tammy, a half sister to the top-class middle-distance runner Behrens. He stood his first season in 2010.