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Paddy O'Prado

El Prado / Fun House, by Prized
2007, gr/ro - Entered Stud: 2012 | Fee: $9,500 S&N | Nominated to: Breeders' Cup, KTDF

First Yearlings led by $160K Filly, $135K Colt!

  • The most versatile Grade 1 son of sire of sires EL PRADO 
  • Grade 1 winner and Eclipse Award Finalist by the sire of Medaglia d'Oro, Artie Schiller, & Kitten's Joy (Champion Sire)
  • Five-time Graded SW of over $1.7 Million
  • Graded stakes performer at 2, 3 and 4
  • Top class on all surfaces - Eclipse Finalist as Champion 3-Year-Old
  • Dominant winner of the Secretariat S. (G1) and VA Derby (G2) - 3rd in the KY Derby (G1), 2nd in the Blue Grass S. (G1)
  • Broke his maiden in the Palm Beach S. (G3) at Gulfstream
  • Out of G2-winning mare Fun House
  • Bred to 143 mares in 2012, 171 mares in 2013, and 130 mares in 2014
  • His first  yearlings include a $160,000 filly and a $135,000 colt
  • First two-year-olds race in 2015

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Paddy O'Prado News

Wednesday, October 22, 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...

First foal is a colt for G1 winner Paddy O'Prado

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Grade 1 winner Paddy O’Prado sired his first foal on Sunday when a chestnut colt was born at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY...

Paddy O'Prado doing well after colic surgery

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Grade 1-winning millionaire Paddy O'Prado, who's standing his first season at stud at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm, is doing well after having colic surgery late Friday at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, KY...

Paddy O'Prado to Spendthrift

Friday, July 08, 2011
Paddy O'Prado, El Prado's Grade 1-winning millionaire son, will stand his first season at stud in 2012 at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, KY, it was announced Friday...

Race and (Stakes) Record

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2 3 0 1 1(1) $21,347
3 10 4(4) 2(2) 2(1) $1,579,950
4 1 1(1) 0 0 $120,000
Total 14 5(5) 3(2) 3(2) $1,721,297


Racing Highlights

3rd at 2

  • With Anticipation S (gr-IIIT, 8.5f, to Interactif, Jung Man Scott, defeating Dean's Kitten, Zapster, Golly Day, Two Notch Road, Mississippi Hippie, Red Rally).

Won at 3

  • Secretariat S (gr-IT, 10f, defeating Wigmore Hall, Workin for Hops, Cherokee Lord, Dean's Kitten, Mister Marti Gras).
  • Virginia Derby (gr-IIT, 10f, defeating Interactif, Krypton, Two Notch Road, Stately Victor, Majestictroubadour, Awesome Dream).
  • Colonial Turf Cup S (gr-IIT, 9.5f, by 3, defeating Workin for Hops, Two Notch Road, Doubles Partner, Dean's Kitten, Vamos a Ver, Kindergarden Kid).
  • Palm Beach S (gr-IIIT, 9f, by 2 1/2, defeating Dean's Kitten, Our Champion, Asphalt, Bim Bam, Lethal Combination, Center Divider, Cat Park, Mutiny).

2nd at 3

  • Toyota Blue Grass S (gr-IA, 9f, to Stately Victor, defeating First Dude, Interactif, Codoy, Make Music for Me, Pleasant Prince, Aikenite, Odysseus).
  • Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational S (gr-IT, 12f, to Winchester, defeating Grassy, Treat Gently, Telling, Never On Sunday, Interpatation, Strike a Deal, Bearpath).

3rd at 3

  • Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr-I, 10f, to Super Saver, Ice Box, defeating Make Music for Me, Noble's Promise, Lookin At Lucky, Dublin, Stately Victor, Mission Impazible, Devil May Care, American Lion, Jackson Bend, Discreetly Mine, Dean's Kitten, Conveyance, Homeboykris, Sidney's Candy, Line of David, Awesome Act, Backtalk).

Won at 4

  • Dixie S (gr-IIT, 9f, defeating Baryshnikov, Bim Bam, Pocket Patch, Slews Answer, Lonely Whistle, Eighttofasttocatch).

Paddy O'Prado Pedigree / Analysis


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Dosage Profile: DP = 2-4-12-4-0 (22) DI = 1.20 CD = 0.18
courtesy of Pedigree Query
EL PRADO (IRE)
gr. 1989
SADLERS WELLS (USA)
b. 1981 [CS]
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN)
NATALMA (USA)
FAIRY BRIDGE (USA)
b. 1975
BOLD REASON (USA)
SPECIAL (USA)
LADY CAPULET (USA)
gr. 1974
SIR IVOR (USA)
b. 1965 [IC]
SIR GAYLORD (USA)
ATTICA (USA)
CAP AND BELLS (USA)
gr. 1958
TOM FOOL (USA)
GHAZNI (USA)
FUN HOUSE (USA)
b. 1999
PRIZED (USA)
b. 1986
KRIS S (USA)
dkb/br. 1977
ROBERTO (USA)
SHARP QUEEN (USA)
MY TURBULENT MISS (USA)
b. 1976
MY DAD GEORGE (USA)
TURBULENT MISS (USA)
BISTRA (USA)
b. 1986
CLASSIC GO GO (USA)
b. 1978
PAGO PAGO (AUS)
CLASSIC PERFECTION (USA)
CAROLS CHRISTMAS (USA)
dkb/br. 1977
WHITESBURG (USA)
LIGHT VERSE (USA)

Alan Porter Breeding Analysis for Paddy O' Prado

Paddy O’Prado is a winner of 5 races, $1,721,297, including Secretariat Stakes (gr. I), Virginia Derby (gr. II), Colonial Turf Cup (gr. II), Dixie Stakes (gr. II), Palm Beach Stakes (gr.II), second Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes (gr. I), third Kentucky Derby (gr. I), With Anticipation Stakes (gr. III).

Paddy O’Prado is by Champion Irish Two-Year-Old El Prado, winner of 4 races, $275,231, including National Stakes (gr. I), Beresford Stakes (gr. II), Railway Stakes (gr. III). El Prado is a Champion Sire of 82 stakes winners, including grade one winners Paddy O’Prado, Medaglia d’Oro, Spanish Moon, Artie Schiller, Borrego, Asi Siempre, graded winners Lord Admiral, El Soprano, Senor Swinger, Grassy, etc.

Paddy O’Prado is out of Fun House, winner of 5 races, $432,922, including Buena Vista Handicap (gr. II)). Fun House is half-sister to Early Flyer (San Vicente Stakes (gr. II), Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III), etc.), and to stakes placed Rush Around and Roundabout. The granddam, Bistra, is a half-sister to grade one winner Olympio (grade one sire of 25 stakes winners), graded stakes winning and grade one placed Call Now (granddam of graded stakes winner Tapizar), stakes winner Your Call, graded stakes placed Carol’s Wonder (dam of multiple graded stakes winner and grade one sire Wild Wonder; granddam of grade one winner Pyro, and graded stakes winner War Echo), Christmas Star (dam of grade one winner, and grade one sire Cuvee, and graded stakes winner Will He Shine) Paddy O’Prado was one of the most talented and versatile performers of his generation. A graded stakes performer at two, three and four, he was also a grade one performer on dirt, turf, and all-weather surfaces. Paddy O’Prado is by Champion Two-Year-Old and Champion Sire, El Prado, one of the most important sons of Sadler’s Wells, and now an emerging sire of sires with Medaglia d’Or and Kitten’s Joy. His dam is a graded stakes winner, and there are three grade one sires in the first three dams.

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