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Sky Mesa

Status:
Retired
Owner(s):
Bred:
Kentucky (USA) by Harbor View Farm
Pedigree:
Pulpit  -  Caress  by  Storm Cat
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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Sky Mesa...

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  • SSilence86 · Sorry about that. I can't view them either, when I just did. Sorry · 395 days ago ·
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  • Sullivan · Well I'm sure that Sky Mesa is as attractive as always, or his get. · 395 days ago ·
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If this year's crop of Triple Crown aspirants follows the trend of the last decade, chances are good that next year's Kentucky Derby hero has made between two to three starts, has been victorious in one or two of those starts and has placed in a stakes race, possibly graded, between August and Decem...Read More
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  • UnionRagsRules · Who's going to go farther... Bern Identity or Vegas No Show? I'll say Bern Identity. · 471 days ago ·
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  • AndyScoggin · Thanks for the pedigree info. It gives lots to think about as we hit 2013 and the official start down the Derby trail. · 471 days ago ·
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Pulpit was bred to be a champion. His bloodlines will continue as part of Claiborne's history. Read More
Silver Charm and Captain Bodgit currently stand in Japan and Canada respectively. Free House passed away way far too young at the age of ten. Now we say goodbye to Pulpit. Losing one like him is a tremendous blow to American racing and breeding. The gorgeous Claiborne bay will be sorely missed, but ...Read More
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  • CauseForConcern · Thanks for a great story. I remember that Captain Bodgit came right up to Silver Charm, but couldn't get past him. When asking David Hofmans about his chances with Touch Gold in the Belmont, he mentioned that he did not want to look Silver Charm in the eye, due to his stretch run in the Derby. When they came into the turn for home in the Belmont, Touch Gold was swung wide, so that there was no run-up beside Silver Charm. Maybe the only way he could beat him? · 494 days ago ·
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  • CauseForConcern · Also, when you talk about the crop from '94, two colts I saw, that took what looked like a disappointing field, to a memorable finish, were Deputy Commander and Behrens. · 494 days ago ·
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A $260,000 colt by Giant's Causeway out of the millionaire Smoke Glacken mare Smok'n Frolic highlighted the Sept. 22 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, which has continued to be negatively affected by the downturn in the Thoroughbred market. Bought by All the Rage Partners, the dark b...Read More
Sky Mesa, who was hoped to be back breeding around March 20 after two operations related to colic, remains on the sidelines at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.Read More
3/2/2009 By Ron Mitchell Bloodhorse Sky Mesa, the leading second-crop sire of 2008 and second on the third-crop sire list for 2009, is the sire of General Quarters, a 3-year-old who entred the Triple Crown picture with a victory in the Feb. 14 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs. Read More
2/24/2009 - Porter on Pedigrees: General Quarters BloodHorse, KY One generally doesn’t expect to find Kentucky Derby hopefuls hurtling down 4 1/2 furlongs at Churchill Downs in May of their juvenile season. Even less expected would be for that debut to be in a $20000 maiden claiming event. ...Read More
2/20/2009 - Sky Mesa, the 9-year-old stallion who underwent colic surgery Feb. 15, is being kept at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital where an additional operation was performed Feb. 19 to correct an impaction, according to Three Chimneys farm president Case Clay.Read More
2/16/2009 - Thoroughbred Times - Sky Mesa, among leading second-crop sires of 2008, underwent colic surgery on Sunday morning that will prevent him from covering mares for about a month.Read More

Sky Mesa - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details08/23/03Sky Mesa6thSar111 1/8 mDTravers-G1 3 MTen Most WantedPeace RulesStrong Hope2:02.14
View Details08/03/03Sky Mesa2ndMth111 1/8 mDHaskell Invitational -G1 3 MPeace RulesSky MesaFunny Cide1:49.32
View Details08/31/02Sky Mesa1stSar87 fDHopeful-G1 2 MSky MesaPretty WildZavata1:23.08