Into Mischief

Into Mischief

Heir to the Storm Cat Line

$150,000 S&N
Harlan's Holiday – Leslie's Lady, by Tricky Creek
2005, Bay - Entered Stud: 2009 | Nominated to: Breeders' Cup, KTDF

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Top 3 General Sire in 2019, led by Humana Distaff-G1 winner MIA MISCHIEF, Santa Anita Derby-G1-placed INSTAGRAND (G2), and Lexington-G3 winner OWENDALE, whose 5 1/4 Ragozin marked one of the fastest performances in a Kentucky Derby prep race in 2019.

Only sire with 3 seven-figure horses at the 2-year-old sales in 2019: $1,500,000 colt purchased by OXO Equine, $1,300,000 colt purchased by Team Casse, $1,000,000 colt purchased by Coolmore, $800,000 colt purchased by Gatewood Bell, $750,000 filly purchased by Phoenix Thoroughbreds, etc.

15 Triple Crown nominees in 2019 including Preakness contender Owendale only Tapit has more.

No. 1 Juvenile Sire in 2018 for the second time in the last three years, led by undefeated 2yo colt & TDN Rising Star INSTAGRAND, 10 ¼-length Best Pal (G2) winner; undefeated 2yo colt & TDN Rising Star MAXIMUS MISCHIEF, dominant Remsen (G2) winner; SOMBEYAY, Sanford (G3) winner; etc.

No. 3 Active General Sire in 2018, ahead of Tapit, Curlin, Quality Road, Medaglia d’Oro, War Front, etc. — No. 1 by BT Horses (43), No. 2 Active by BT Winners (18).

No. 3 Active 3YO Sire in 2018 after being No. 1 in 2017, led by AUDIBLE, 3-length Florida Derby (G1) winner, 5 ½-length Holy Bull (G2) winner, and Kentucky Derby (G1)-placed; MIA MISCHIEF, Eight Belles (G2) winner; GAS STATION SUSHI, Beaumont (G3) winner; etc.

“A top 3 sire now. He’s a superstar.”
—Bill Oppenheim

58 ABC Runners in 2018 on Bill Oppenheim’s APEX Ratings — No. 1 in the world, directly ahead of Galileo (Ire), Tapit, Dubawi (Ire), and Scat Daddy rounding out the top 5.

2018 sales: Top 8 sire by 2yo avg. (from $30,000 fee), incl. his first seven-figure 2yo — $1,200,000 colt at F-T Florida (co-topper); Top 10 sire by yearling avg. (from $45,000 fee), incl. his first seven-figure yearling — $1,200,000 colt at Kee Sept; Top 6 sire by weanling avg. incl. colts up to $500,000.

Half-brother to four-time Eclipse champion BEHOLDER ($6,156,600) and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf (G1) champion & exciting young stallion MENDELSSOHN.

An emerging sire of sires: GOLDENCENTS, his first son at stud, was a Leading First-Crop Sire in 2018 & No. 1 Second-Crop Sire of 2019.



Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 3 2 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) 0 $448,800
3 3 1 ( 1 ) 2 ( 2 ) 0 $148,280
Totals 6 3 3 0 $597,080

Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park (G1, 8.5f, defeating Colonel John, Massive Drama, Monba, Indian Sun, Sierra Sunset, Eaton's Gift, Meal Penalty, Overextended, Shore Do, Referee, Tres Borrachos)
  • A maiden special weight race at Oak Tree at Santa Anita (6,5f, by 2-1/2 lengths, defeating Zetterberg, Wind's Legacy, Victory Pete, Dreamed Day, Squallcreek, Mine At the Moment, Rate of Change, M Biarritz, Spartan Fortitude, Bazzoom, Harlem, Merge the Distance)

2nd at 2

  • Hollywood Prevue S. at Hollywood Park (G3, 7f, to Massive Drama, defeating Meal Penalty, Bob Black Jack, Reel Prime, Red Hot Flame, Courageous Son, Drewthegentleman, Larrys Revenge, Sky Cape, Run Brother Ron)

Won at 3

  • Damascus S. at Oak Tree at Santa Anita(7f, by 2 lengths, defeating Dancing in Silks, Hatta Fort, Georgie Boy, Kool Comic, No Advantage, Gayego, Leonides, Master Daniel, Blue Chagall, Signature Move)

2nd at 3

  • Malibu S. at Santa Anita (G1, 7f, to Bob Black Jack, defeating Georgie Boy, Colonel John, Guns On the Table, Nownownow, Golden Spikes)
  • San Vicente S. at Santa Anita (G2, 7f, to Georgie Boy, defeating Massive Drama, Red Hot Flame)

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Price of Top Yearling & Top 2-Year-Old at Public Auctions in 2018
APEX ABC Runners in 2018 - #1 in the World
Black Type Horses in 2018 - #1 in North America

Pedigree

Four CrossAnalysisCatalog Style
DP = 2-0-8-0-0 (10) DI = 1.50 CD = 0.40

Alan Porter Breeding Analysis for Into Mischief

A grade one-winning two-year-old from the Storm Cat line, Into Mischief has developed into one of North America’s most exciting young sires.

Into Mischief has sired the brilliant duo Goldencents and Practical Joke out of mares by Banker’s Gold and Distorted Humor, sons of Forty Niner. From other branches of the Mr. Prospector line, Into Mischief has already sired graded stakes winners out of mares by SpeightstownGrand Slam, and a stakes winner out of a mare by Proud Citizen (all by Gone West); a stakes winner out of a mare by Candy Ride; a stakes winner from a mare by Mutakddim (by Seeking the Gold); and graded stakes winners out of mares by Victory Gallop and Lemon Drop Kid. We can note that Into Mischief’s sire, Harlan’s Holiday, has also been very good with Mr. Prospector line mares, including through Unbridled and Unbridled’s Song (broodmare sire of an Into Mischief stakes winner), Empire MakerCarson City (broodmare sire of an Into Mischief stakes winner) and Thunder Gulch.

Into Mischief’s millionaire Vyjack is out of a mare by Stravinsky, a son of Nureyev. Into Mischief also has graded stakes winner Can The Man out of a mare by Danzig. Other branches of Northern Dancer to produce stakes winners for Harlan’s Holiday include Deputy Minster, Nijinsky II (through Royal Academy), Dixieland Band (sire of Dixie Union) and El Prado. Into Mischief’s talented son, Vicar’s In Trouble, is out of a mare by Vicar, a son of Wild Again, by Northern Dancer’s three-quarters relative Icecapade.

Harlan’s Holiday has a graded stakes winner out of a mare by Relaunch, and a stakes winner out of a mare by his son Skywalker, suggesting mares by such as Tiznow and Honour and Glory. From the Hail to Reason line, there are Harlan’s Holiday stakes winners out of mares from the Roberto and Halo branches.

Harlan’s Holiday has also found success with mares from the Blushing Groom line, siring Champion Shanghai Bobby from a daughter of Orientate (by Mt. Livermore), and a grade one winner out of a mare by Candy Stripes.

AnalysisCatalog Style

Alan Porter Breeding Analysis for Into Mischief

A grade one-winning two-year-old from the Storm Cat line, Into Mischief has developed into one of North America’s most exciting young sires.

Into Mischief has sired the brilliant duo Goldencents and Practical Joke out of mares by Banker’s Gold and Distorted Humor, sons of Forty Niner. From other branches of the Mr. Prospector line, Into Mischief has already sired graded stakes winners out of mares by SpeightstownGrand Slam, and a stakes winner out of a mare by Proud Citizen (all by Gone West); a stakes winner out of a mare by Candy Ride; a stakes winner from a mare by Mutakddim (by Seeking the Gold); and graded stakes winners out of mares by Victory Gallop and Lemon Drop Kid. We can note that Into Mischief’s sire, Harlan’s Holiday, has also been very good with Mr. Prospector line mares, including through Unbridled and Unbridled’s Song (broodmare sire of an Into Mischief stakes winner), Empire MakerCarson City (broodmare sire of an Into Mischief stakes winner) and Thunder Gulch.

Into Mischief’s millionaire Vyjack is out of a mare by Stravinsky, a son of Nureyev. Into Mischief also has graded stakes winner Can The Man out of a mare by Danzig. Other branches of Northern Dancer to produce stakes winners for Harlan’s Holiday include Deputy Minster, Nijinsky II (through Royal Academy), Dixieland Band (sire of Dixie Union) and El Prado. Into Mischief’s talented son, Vicar’s In Trouble, is out of a mare by Vicar, a son of Wild Again, by Northern Dancer’s three-quarters relative Icecapade.

Harlan’s Holiday has a graded stakes winner out of a mare by Relaunch, and a stakes winner out of a mare by his son Skywalker, suggesting mares by such as Tiznow and Honour and Glory. From the Hail to Reason line, there are Harlan’s Holiday stakes winners out of mares from the Roberto and Halo branches.

Harlan’s Holiday has also found success with mares from the Blushing Groom line, siring Champion Shanghai Bobby from a daughter of Orientate (by Mt. Livermore), and a grade one winner out of a mare by Candy Stripes.

Media

VideosPhotosProgeny VideosProgeny Photos
Into Mischief Commercial
Into Mischief 2007 Cash Call Futurity G1
Into Mischief 2008 Damascus S.
Into Mischief | Paddock 2014 | Barbara Livingston Photo
Into Mischief | Paddock 2014 | Barbara Livingston Photo
Into Mischief | Paddock 2014 | Barbara Livingston Photo
Into Mischief | Paddock 2014 | Barbara Livingston Photo
Into Mischief | Paddock
Into Mischief | Paddock
Into Mischief 2007 CashCall Futurity G1
Into Mischief 2007 CashCall Futurity G1
Owendale takes the G3 Lexington at Keeneland | 2019
Maximus Mischief 2018 Remsen S.
Instagrand 2018 Best Pal G2
Into Mischief Million Dollar Yearling 2017
Audible 2018 Florida Derby G1
Practical Joke 2017 Allen Jerkins G1
Goldencents 2014 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile G1
Mia Mischief 2019 Humana Distaff G1 | Eclipse Sportswire photo
Mia Mischief 2019 Humana Distaff G1 | Eclipse Sportswire photo
$1.3M colt o/o Dixie Song | 2019 OBS April | Tibor & Judit photo
$1.3M colt o/o Dixie Song | 2019 OBS April | Tibor & Judit photo
Hip 139 $1.5M filly | F-T Gulfstream 2019 | o/o Specification | Photos by Z
Hip 139 $1.5M filly | F-T Gulfstream 2019 | o/o Specification | Photos by Z
Hip 15 $1M colt | F-T Gulfstream | o/o Cor Cor | Photos by Z
Hip 15 $1M colt | F-T Gulfstream | o/o Cor Cor | Photos by Z
Instagrand 2018 Best Pal S. G2 | Eclipse Sportswire photo
Instagrand 2018 Best Pal S. G2 | Eclipse Sportswire photo
Maximus Mischief 2018 Remsen S. G2 | Susie Raisher/NYRA
Maximus Mischief 2018 Remsen S. G2 | Susie Raisher/NYRA
Audible 2018 Florida Derby G1 | Coglianese photo
Audible 2018 Florida Derby G1 | Coglianese photo
Practical Joke 2017 H. Allen Jerkens G1 | Coglianese photo
Practical Joke 2017 H. Allen Jerkens G1 | Coglianese photo
Practical Joke 2016 Hopeful S. G1
Practical Joke 2016 Hopeful S. G1
Practical Joke (left) 2016 Champagne S. G1
Practical Joke (left) 2016 Champagne S. G1
Goldencents 2014 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile G1 | Zoe Metz
Goldencents 2014 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile G1 | Zoe Metz
Goldencents 2013 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile G1
Goldencents 2013 Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile G1
Goldencents 2013 Santa Anita Derby G1
Goldencents 2013 Santa Anita Derby G1
Gas Station Sushi 2018 Beaumont G3
Gas Station Sushi 2018 Beaumont G3
Mia Mischief 2018 Eight Belles S. G2 | Coady photo
Mia Mischief 2018 Eight Belles S. G2 | Coady photo
Miss Sunset | 2017 Raven Run Stakes G2 | Coady Photo
Miss Sunset | 2017 Raven Run Stakes G2 | Coady Photo
Vicar's In Trouble 2014 Louisiana Derby G2
Vicar's In Trouble 2014 Louisiana Derby G2
Vyjack 2014 Kelso H. G2
Vyjack 2014 Kelso H. G2
Hip 82 $950,000 filly | Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale | Tibor and Judit photography
Hip 82 $950,000 filly | Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale | Tibor and Judit photography
Hip 948 $1.2M colt | Keeneland September Yearling Sale 2018 | Photos by Z
Hip 948 $1.2M colt | Keeneland September Yearling Sale 2018 | Photos by Z
Hip 948 $1.2M colt | Keeneland September Yearling Sale 2018 | Photos by Z
Hip 948 $1.2M colt | Keeneland September Yearling Sale 2018 | Photos by Z
Hip 82 $950,000 filly | Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale | Tibor and Judit photography
Hip 82 $950,000 filly | Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale | Tibor and Judit photography
Hip 342 $750,000 colt | Keeneland September Yearling Sale | Photos by Z
Hip 342 $750,000 colt | Keeneland September Yearling Sale | Photos by Z
Hip 1185 $750,000 | 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale | Photos by Z
Hip 1185 $750,000 | 2018 Keeneland September Yearling Sale | Photos by Z