Awesome of Course


  • Journeyman Editorial for FUTURITY Magazine, Awesome of Course

    AWESOME OF COURSE
    Awesome Again – Mais Qui, by Lyphard | 2004, Ch | Fee: $5,000 S&N

    A LEADING SIRE OF 2-YEAR-OLDS IN FLORIDA

    • Sire of 8 winners from 14 2-year-old runners in 2014, including SW TWOTWENTYFIVE A ($200,151), winner of the Affirmed Stakes, the second leg of the Florida Sire Stakes, at Gulfstream Park.

    • Sire of Breeders’ Cup (G1) and Eclipse Champion AWESOME FEATHER ($1,912,746), who swept the 2010 FSS, won her first 10 starts (9 stakes) and recorded the Best Beyer Speed Figure (108) of 2012 for any filly at a mile.

    • Additional stakes winners include multiple Graded SW FORT LOUDON ($931,973), sharp winner
    of the Carry Back Stakes (G1) and the Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship Stakes (G3),
    AWESOME BELLE ($529,187), REDBUD ROAD ($297,930) and HONEY HONEY HONEY ($276,470).

    AWESOME OF COURSE is by elite sire AWESOME AGAIN, sire of Eclipse Champions and Grade 1 winners GHOSTZAPPER and GINGER PUNCH and multiple Grade 1 winner GAME ON DUDE.

  • Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
    2 6 3(1) 0 0 $92,210
    3 8 2(2) 0 0 $60,230
    14 5(3) 0 0 $152,440

     

    At 2
    Won Inaugural Stakes ($50,000, 6f in 1:11.99, defeating Run for You, Penthouse Promise, Hummel, Battle Tank, Ballonenostrikes, Brass Punch, Jettin’ for Roobels, Kipper Chemo, Cat in the Country, Joe’s Lovin It, Diamond Time, Lady Greystoke).

    An allowance at Saratoga ($47,000, 5.5f in 1:06.60, by 3¾ lengths, defeating Gallant Soldier, Admirality Arch, etc.).

    A maiden special weight race at Calder ($28,000, 4.5f in 54.21, defeating Royalty Prospect, etc.).

    At 3
    Won Western Borders Stakes ($42,225, 6f in 1:11.16, by 11 lengths, defeating Formal Charade, Laughing Luke, El Gran Marco, Mychampion, Sugarsway).

    Won Heckofaralph Stakes ($41,950, 5.5f in 1:05.58, defeating Ivan’s Song, Lawbook, Scrubs, Jack Black and Ice, Placido, Laughing Luke).

    • AWESOME AGAIN (CAN)
      b. 1994
      DEPUTY MINISTER (CAN)
      b. 1979
      VICE REGENT (CAN)
      ch. 1967
      NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
      VICTORIA REGINA (CAN) ch. 1958
      MINT COPY (CAN)
      dkb/br. 1970
      BUNTY’S FLIGHT (CAN) b. 1953
      SHAKNEY (USA) dkb/br. 1964
      PRIMAL FORCE (USA)
      b. 1987
      BLUSHING GROOM (FR)
      ch. 1974 [BC]
      RED GOD (USA) ch. 1954
      RUNAWAY BRIDE (GB) b. 1962
      PRIME PROSPECT (USA)
      b. 1978
      MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC]
      SQUARE GENERATION (USA) ch. 1969 *
      MAIS OUI (USA)
      b. 1987
      LYPHARD (USA)
      b. 1969 [C]
      NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
      b. 1961 [BC]
      NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
      NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
      GOOFED (USA)
      ch. 1960
      COURT MARTIAL (GB) ch. 1942 [B]
      BARRA (FR) ch. 1950
      AFFIRMATIVELY (USA)
      b. 1981
      AFFIRMED (USA)
      ch. 1975
      EXCLUSIVE NATIVE (USA) ch. 1965 [C]
      WONT TELL YOU (USA) b. 1962 *
      STRAIGHT DEAL (USA)*
      b. 1962
      HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
      NO FIDDLING (USA) b. 1945 *

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