Awesome of Course

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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.

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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).

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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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