Alan Porter Pedigree Analysis for Jimmy Creed
A grade one-winning sprinter, by Distorted Humor out of grade one winner and multiple grade one producer Hookedonthefeelin, Jimmy Creed is a leading freshman sire of 2017.
Jimmy Creed’s graded-winning and grade one-placed Spectator is out of a mare by Henny Hughes, from the Hennessy branch of Storm Cat. He also has a stakes winner out of a mare by Theatrical, from the Nureyev branch of Northern Dancer. Distorted Humor has also done well with mares descending from Nureyev’s three-quarters brother Sadler's Wells, particularly through El Prado. We can also note success with Northern Dancer through Deputy Minister and his sons Silver Deputy, Touch Gold, Dehere and Awesome Again. Mares by Northern Dancer grandson Dixie Union will create an intriguing inbreeding pattern, and he is already broodmare sire of a graded stakes winner by a son of Distorted Humor.
The strain of Seattle Slew that has been a remarkably prolific one when crossed under Distorted Humor, and Jimmy Creed already has stakes horses out of mares by Bernardini and Stephen Got Even, both from the A.P. Indy branch.
The cross of Distorted Humor and his sons with mares descending from Turn-to through Roberto has been an excellent one, including dual classic-winning champion I’ll Have Another out of a mare by Arch (by Kris S.), as well as graded stakes winners out of mares by Red Ransom and Dynaformer, and a stakes winner out of a mare by Lear Fan. From the Halo branch of Turn-To there are stakes winners by Distorted Humor out of mares by More Than Ready and his sire, Southern Halo.
From the In Reality line, Distorted Humor has a grade one winner out of a mare by a son of Valid Appeal (sire of Successful Appeal, Valid Wager and Valid Expectations), as well as a stakes winner from a mare by Relaunch, and a graded winner from a mare by that horse's son, Cee's Tizzy (sire of Tiznow). Distorted Humor has also done extremely well when crossed over mares descending from Damascus through Personal Flag and his sire, Private Account.
Although Distorted Humor is a grandson of Mr. Prospector, he and his sons have enjoyed a measure of success when crossed back over Mr. Prospector line mares, especially via Unbridled and Unbridled’s Song (whose son Songandaprayer is broodmare sire of a Jimmy Creed stakes horse), but also through Gulch/Thunder Gulch, Street Cry and Woodman.