Classic Empire is a 9 year old horse that was born in 2014 and retired -> race from 2016 to 2017. He was sired by Pioneerof the Nile out of the Cat Thief mare Sambuca Classica. He was trained by Mark E. Casse and retired -> race for John C. Oxley, and was bred in Kentucky, United States by Brandi Nicholson, Steven Nicholson. Classic Empire has raced at Churchill Downs, Gulfstream Park, Keeneland, Oaklawn Park, Pimlico Race Course, Santa Anita Park, Saratoga with wins at Churchill Downs, Keeneland, Oaklawn Park, Santa Anita Park. His stakes wins include wins in the 2017 Arkansas Derby (G1), 2016 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1), 2016 Breeders' Futurity (G1), and the 2016 Bashford Manor (G3).