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St. Simon (Galopin X St. Angela) is widely regarded as the most outstanding racehorse of the 19th century. He was unbeaten on the track, bringing in 10 victories at distances ranging from 5 furlongs (5/8ths of a mi.) to 2 miles, 5 furlongs. He won the Ascot Gold Cup, a 2.5 mile race, by 20 lengths and so much "horse" left in him that he galloped another full mile before he would consent to being pulled up. He was noted as an extremely well made stallion (albeit a little too hot-headed) and…

St. Simon. The pre-eminent sire entering the 20th century, St. Simon was to lead the British sire list nine times. His influence to future thoroughbreds through his sons and daughters would spread worldwide, during a time when travel was far more arduous than now. He was a sire of sires and is predominant in the pedigrees of Nearco and Ribot.

Pleasant Colony. Champion three year old in 1981 with wins in The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, Pleasent Colony would then become a very important sire. He was by His Majesty - Sunrise Colony by Sunrise Flight and was one of the few remaining sires on the St. Simon line in recent times. Some of the best he sired are Behrens, Pleasant Tap, Colonial Affair, Denon, St Jovite, Sir Beaufort and Pleasantly Perfect. He is also the dam sire of Forestry and Pleasant Strike.

Touch Gold was by Vice Regent’s awesome son, Deputy Minister, Canada’s Horse of the Year, an Eclipse winner and a two-time champion sire in North America. The dam was Passing Mood, a daughter of Canadian Oaks’ winner Cool Mood, who was by Northern Dancer.

More Than Ready(1997)Southern Halo- Woodmans Girl By Woodman. 4x5 To Almahmoud & Turn-To, 5x5 To Native Dancer 17 Starts 7 Wins 4 Seconds 1 Third. $1,026,229. Won 2000 King's Bishop(G1), Hutcheson S(G2), 2nd Blue Grass S(G1), Vosburgh S(G1), Louisiana Derby(G2), Dwyer(G2), 3rd 1999 Futurity S(G1). Standing In Kentucky.

Nasrullah taking a break. Bred in Ireland by the Aga Khan, he could only race at Newmarket due to WWII transport restrictions. Sold in 1944 over a cup of tea, he became a champion sire in 1951. In 1950, he was purchased for $370,000 and imported to Claiborne by Arthur Hancock to become a 5x Leading Sire.

Former Australian Horse of the Year and reigning champion sire Lonhro will shuttle to America in 2012, Darley has announced. An 11-time Group One winner and crowd favourite on the racetrack, Lonhro was crowned Australia’s champion sire for the first time last season and will shuttle to Darley’s stallion farm at Jonabell in Lexington, Kentucky for the 2012 northern hemisphere breeding season. ”Lonhro is a rare thoroughbred – a Horse of the Year on the racetrack and then a Champion…

Lucky Pulpit, sire of California Chrome.