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Archarcharch

Arch / Woodman's Dancer, by Woodman
2008, dkb/br. - Entered Stud: 2012 | Fee: TBA | Nominated to: Breeders' Cup, KTDF

G1 SW's First Yearlings Averaging 4 1/2 times the Fee!

  • Multiple Graded stakes winner of $832,744 and Classic competitor
  • Bred more mares than all but one stallion in North America in 2013 - 187
  • The only horse at stud by Blame’s sire, Arch, to win stakes at two and three
  • Courageous winner of $1,000,000 Arkansas Derby (G1) over next-out Kentucky Derby (G1) runner-up Nehro
  • Defeated a deep field in $250,000 Southwest S. (G3) over a mile at Oaklawn
  • Broke his maiden in style at two, in the Sugar Bowl S. over 6f at Fair Grounds
  • Competed exclusively in stakes after his career debut; On the board six times in six starts in five months’ time
  • Sped the best last-out Beyer of any Kentucky Derby (G1) contender his year
  • Blazed a bullet :59 2/5 at Churchill Downs (1/59) the week before the Derby
  • Stakes winner at six furlongs, a mile, and 1 1/8 miles
  • Similar breeding cross as Champion Blame: By Arch, out of a granddaughter of Mr. Prospector, 2nd dam granddaughter of Northern Dancer
  • Dam is a multiple Graded stakes mare/multiple stakes producer by Champion Woodman
  • From a live, deep international family, which includes four stakes horses by Arch and one by Kris S. within the first two dams
  • Bred to 159 mares in 2012 - bred 187 mares in 2013
  • First weanlings averaged over 3 1/2 times the fee. 
  • First FTK July yearlings - 6 offered, 6 sold - averaged over 4 1/2 times the fee.
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Archarcharch News

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Spendthrift sets 2014 fees, Malibu Moon to $95,000

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farms announced its 2014 stud fees for 21 stallions both Kentucky-based and regional, led again by leading sire Malibu Moon whose fee moves to $95,000 S&N. The following are all Spendthrift stallions and locations for 2014, including stands and nurses fees...

G1 winner Archarcharch sires first foal

Monday, January 14, 2013
Grade 1 winner Archarcharch was represented by his first foal on Saturday evening when a filly was born at September Farm in Versailles, KY...

G1 winner Archarcharch to stand at Spendthrift

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Arkansas Derby (G1) winner Archarcharch will enter stud in 2012 at B. Wayne Hughes’ Spendthrift Farm, it was announced Thursday, May 19th...

Race and (Stakes) Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2 2 1(1) 1 0 $47,744
3 5 2(2) 0 1 $785,000
Total 7 3(3) 1 1 $832,744


Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • Sugar Bowl S (6f, defeating Joe Hollywood, B G Suavecito, Hydro Power).

Won at 3

  • Arkansas Derby (gr-I, 9f, defeating Nehro, Dance City, Sway Away, Alternation, J W Blue, The Factor, J P's Gusto, Elite Alex, Saratoga Red, Brethren, Caleb's Posse, Truman's Commander).
  • Southwest S (gr-III, 8f, defeating J P's Gusto, Elite Alex, Picko's Pride, Yankee Passion, Caleb's Posse, Grant Jack, Derivative, Brickyard Fast, Ghost Is Clear, Bonaroo).

3rd at 3

  • Rebel S (gr-II, 8.5f, to The Factor, Caleb's Posse, defeating Saratoga Red, J W Blue, Sway Away, J P's Gusto, Picko's Pride, Bluegrass Jam).


Archarcharch Pedigree / Analysis


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Dosage Profile: DP = 6-3-20-1-0 (30) DI = 1.73 CD = 0.47
courtesy of Pedigree Query
ARCH (USA)
dkb/br. 1995
KRIS S (USA)
dkb/br. 1977
ROBERTO (USA)
b. 1969 [C]
HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
BRAMALEA (USA) b. 1959 *
SHARP QUEEN (USA)
b. 1965
PRINCEQUILLO (IRE) b. 1940 [IS]
BRIDGEWORK (USA) br. 1955
AURORA (USA)
b. 1988
DANZIG (USA)
dkb/br. 1977 [IC]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
PAS DE NOM (USA) dkb/br. 1968
ALTHEA (USA)
ch. 1981
ALYDAR (USA) ch. 1975 [C]
COURTLY DEE (USA) dkb/br. 1968 *
WOODMAN'S DANCER (USA)
dkb/br. 1994
WOODMAN (USA)
ch. 1983
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962
PLAYMATE (USA)
ch. 1975
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
INTRIGUING (USA) ch. 1964 *
PATTERN STEP (USA)
b. 1985
NUREYEV (USA)
b. 1977 [C]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)   b. 1961 [BC]
SPECIAL (USA) b. 1969 *
TIPPING TIME (USA)
b. 1966
COMMANDING (NZ) ch. 1958
TIPPING (USA) b. 1956

Alan Porter Breeding Analysis for ArchArchArch


Archarcharch is is a winner of 3 races, $832,744, including Arkansas Derby (gr. I), Southwest Stakes (gr. III) and Sugar Bowl Stakes, third Rebel Stakes (gr. II). Archarcharch is by Arch, winner of 5 races, $480,969, including Super Derby (gr. I) and Fayette Stakes (gr. II).

Arch is sire of 28 stakes winners, including Champions Blame, Arravale, Overarching, and Les Arcs, grade one winners Archarcharch, Pine Island, Prince Arch, graded winners Art Trader, Lattice, Mongomery’s Arch, etc.

Archarcharch is half-brother to stakes winner Run Sully Run. His dam, graded stakes placed Woodman’s Dancer, is three-parts-sister to Nortena (dam of stakes winner Flower Forest), and half-sister to stakes winners Seattle Pattern and Total Bull, to Gold Pattern (dam of graded stakes winning and classic placed Arch Swing), and to Sheba’s Step (dam of stakes winners Arch Rebel and On My Dime; granddam of stakes winners Livinonlovandadime and Hyperlink). The granddam is grade one winner Pattern Step, a half-sister to group and graded winners Motley and Fast, stakes winner Master Ace, group placed Forward, stakes placed Hofuf (dam of stakes winner King James), and Poundcake (granddam of stakes winners Zarb’s Luck and Zarb’s Star).

Archarcharch was a stakes winner sprinter at two, and a grade one winner and multiple graded stakes winner at up to nine furlongs at three. His potentially brilliant racing career was cut short by an injury suffered in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), a race in which the runner-up had been defeated by Archarcharch in the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) on their previous start. Archarcharch, is by Arch, a Roberto line stallion who has proved his ability to sire an outstanding performer with not only Archarcharch, but also such runners as Champions Blame, Arravale, Overarching, and Les Arcs, and the exceptional filly Pine Island. Archarcharch is out of a multiple graded stakes performer and multiple stakes producer, and his granddam is a grade one winning daughter of Nureyev.

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