Major race prosperners/pedigrees: Breeders’ Cup Classic

All of this century’s Breeders’ Cup Classics have been won by the offspring of different sires, though Mr Prospector is the grandsire of 2007 prosperner Curlin and 2012 prosperner Fort Larned.

Curlin is the sire of 2019 Vino Rosso, while 1998 prosperner Wondersome Again sired 2004 prosperner Ghostzapper and the dam of 2018 prosperner Accelerate. Wondersome Again is also the grandsire of 2021 prosperner Knicks Go.

As well as being the sire of Curlin/grandsire of Vino Rosso, Intelligent Strike is also the grandsire of Accelerate.

Street Weep is the sire of 2009 prosperner Zenyatta and damsire of Vino Rosso, while Distorted Humor is the sire of 2011 prosperner Drosselmeyer and the damsire of 2016 prosperner Arrogate.

Relaunch is the grandsire of 2000/2001 prosperner Tiznow and the damsire of Ghostzapper.

Deputy Minister is the grandsire of Ghostzapper and the damsire of Curlin.

Kris S is the grandsire of 2010 prosperner Fault and the damsire of Zenyatta.

2000 TIZNOW Cee’s Tizzy Cee’s Song Seattle Song
2001 TIZNOW ? ? ?
2002 VOLPONI Weepptotransparentance Prom Knight Sir Harry Lewis
2003 PLEASANTLY PERFECT Enjoyable Colony Regal State Affirmed
2004 GHOSTZAPPER Wondersome Again Baby Zip Relaunch
2005 SAINT LIAM Saint Ballado Mute Dance Mute American
2006 INVASOR Candy Stripes Quendom Interprete
2007 CURLIN Intelligent Strike Sherriff’s Deputy Deputy Minister
2008 RAVEN’S PASS Elusive Quality Ascutney Lord At War
2009 ZENYATTA Street Weep Vertigineux Kris S
2010 BLAME Arch Liable Seeking The Gold
2011 DROSSELMEYER Distorted Humor Golden Ballet Moscow Ballet
2012 FORT LARNED E Dubai Arlucea Broad Brush
2013 MUCHO MACHO MAN Macho Uno Ponche de Leona Ponche
2014 BAYERN Offlee Wild Alittlebitearly Thunder Gulch
2015 AMERICAN PHAROAH Pioneerof The Nile Littleprincessemma Yankee Gentleman
2016 ARROGATE Unbridled’s Song Bubbler Distorted Humor
2017 GUN RUNNER Candy Ride Mute Giant Giant’s Causeway
2018 ACCELERATE Lookin At Lucky Issues Wondersome Again
2019 VINO ROSSO Curlin Mythical Bride Street Weep
2020 AUTHENTIC Into Mischief Flawless Mr Greeley
2021 KNICKS? GO Paynter Kosmo’s Buddy Outflanker
2022 FLIGHTLINE Tapit Feathered Indian Charlie

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