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Jackie’s Warrior

Jackie’s Warrior

Brilliantly-Fast Champion & G1 Winner at 2, 3 & 4

$50,000 S&N
Maclean's Music – Unicorn Girl, by A. P. Five Hundred
2018, Bay, 16.2 1/2 h | Entered Stud: 2023 | Nominated to: Breeders' Cup, KTDF

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The fastest horse of his generation at 2, 3 & 4 and a 5-time G1 winner — the first Champion Sprinter to win 5 G1s since Gulch 34 years ago.

At 2: Multiple G1 winner & unbeaten around one turn, starting his career 4-for-4 including dominant wins in the SARATOGA SPECIAL-G2 at 6f, Saratoga’s HOPEFUL-G1 at 7f & Belmont’s CHAMPAGNE-G1 at a mile.

Became the first 2-year-old since 1993 champion Dehere to win all three of New York’s premier races for juveniles: Saratoga Special, Hopeful & Champagne; and first since Practical Joke in 2016 to win the Hopeful & Champagne.

At 3: North America’s 2021 CHAMPION MALE SPRINTER with wins in Saratoga’s ALLEN JERKENS-G1 at 7f, Saratoga’s AMSTERDAM-G2 at 6.5f, Parx’s GALLANT BOB-G2 (6f in 1:08.64) & Churchill’s PAT DAY MILE-G2.

At 4: Dominant winner of Saratoga’s VANDERBILT-G1 at 6f, CHURCHILL DOWNS STAKES-G1 at 7f, Belmont’s TRUE NORTH-G2 (6.5f in 1:15.09) & Oaklawn’s COUNT FLEET-G3 at 6f.

“The fastest horse in the world” —Steve Asmussen

Became the first horse in the storied history of Saratoga to win a Grade 1 stakes three consecutive years.

Broke a 28-year-old stakes record in the prestigious Hopeful Stakes-G1 at 2, lowering the 7f mark to 1:21.29.

One of the top 5 fastest multiple G1-winning 2-year-olds in the last dozen years: 100 Beyer, -½ Thoro-Graph, 6 ½ Ragozin.

BEYERS of 110, 109, 107; RAGOZINS of 2, 2, 3 ¾.

Leading sire MACLEAN’S MUSIC’s ($50,000 fee) most accomplished racehorse: 12 wins – 11 Graded – from 18 starts (won 4 races for 3 straight years) with earnings of $2,959,164.



Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 5 4 (3) 0 0 $502,564
3 7 4 (4) 1 (1) 1 (1) $1,051,400
4 6 4 (4) 1 (1) 1 (1) $1,405,200
Totals 18 12 (11) 2 (2) 2 (2) $2,959,164

Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • Champagne S. at Belmont (G1, 8 furlongs in 1:35.42, by 5 1/2 lengths, defeating Reinvestment Risk, Midnight Bourbon, Civil War, Ambivalent, etc.)
  • Hopeful S. at Saratoga (G1, 7 furlongs in 1:21.29 - NSR, by 2 1/4 lengths, defeating Reinvestment Risk, Mutasaabeq, Ampersand, Papetu, etc.)
  • Saratoga Special S. at Saratoga (G2, 6 furlongs in 1:09.62, by 3 lengths, defeating Therideofalifetime, Momos, Garoppolo, Cazadero, Papetu, etc.)
  • A maiden special weight race at Churchill (5 furlongs in 57.49, by 2 1/2 lengths, defeating Therideofalifetime, Petit Verdot, etc.)

Won at 3

  • Allen Jerkens Memorial S. at Saratoga (G1, 7 furlongs in 1:21.39, defeating Life Is Good, Following Sea, Drain the Clock, Newbomb, etc.)
  • Amsterdam S. at Saratoga (G2, 6.5 furlongs in 1:15.46, by 7 1/4 lengths, defeating Drain the Clock, Crowded Trade, Flash of Mischief, etc.)
  • Gallant Bob S. at Parx (G2, 6 furlongs in 1:08.64, by 6 3/4 lengths, defeating Pickin' Time, Real Talk, Awesome Gerry, Beren)
  • Pat Day Mile S. at Churchill (G2, 8 furlongs in 1:34.39, defeating Dream Shake, Whiskey Double, Defunded, Sittin On Go, Prevalence, Starrininmydreams, etc.
2nd at 3
  • Woody Stephens S. at Belmont (G1, 7 furlongs, to Drain the Clock by a neck, defeating Nova Rags, Dream Shake, Tulane Tryst, Caddo River)

3rd at 3

  • Southwest S. at Oaklawn (G3, 8.5 furlongs, to Essential Quality and Spielberg, defeating Last Samurai, Santa Cruiser, etc.)

Won at 4

  • Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. at Saratoga (G1, 7 furlongs in 1:09.74, defeating Kneedeepinsnow, Willy Boi, Ny Traffic, Long Range Toddy, etc.)
  • Churchill Downs S. at Churchill (G1, 7 furlongs in 1:21.95, defeating Reinvestment Risk, Aloha West, Sir Alfred James, Mind Control, Long Range Toddy and Prevalence)
  • True North S. at Belmont (G2, 6.5 furlongs in 1:15.09, defeating Sound Money, War Tocsin, Baby Yoda, Mr Phil and Night Time)
  • Count Fleet H. at Oaklawn (G3, 6 furlongs in 1:09.09, defeating Letsgetlucky, Chipofftheoldblock, Bob's Edge, Empire Gold and Mojo Man)
2nd at 4
  • Forego S. at Saratoga (G1, 7 furlongs, to Cody's Wish, defeating Pipeline, Baby Yoda, Drafted, etc.)
3rd at 4
  • Breeders' Cup Sprint at Keeneland (G1, 6 furlongs, to Elite Power and C Z Rocket, defeating Manny Wah, O Besos, Kimari, American Theorem, Willy Boi, Aloha West, etc.)

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YEARS
The fastest Hopeful-G1 winner since moving to 7f
G1 WINS
No Champion Sprinter in the last 34 years has more
HORSE
The only G1 winner 3 straight years in Saratoga history

Pedigree

Four CrossAnalysisCatalog Style
DP = 4-10-8-0-0 (22) DI = 4.50 CD = 0.82

Alan Porter’s 2023 Breeding Analysis for Jackie’s Warrior

A Champion Sprinter, Jackie’s Warrior has captured 11 graded stakes, five grade ones, scoring at that level at two, three and four. He is a son of classic sire, Maclean’s Music, himself the leading stallion son of Distorted Humor.

Jackie’s Warrior is an example of the extremely successful cross of Maclean’s Music with A.P. Indy line mares, which as also produced classic winner Cloud Computing. The A.P. Indy strain will be back in the fourth generation of Jackie’s Warrior foals, which makes him free to cross back over mares from that line. We can note that Maclean’s Music has a stakes winner out of a mare by A.P. Indy grandson, Sky Mesa, a son of Pulpit, and a stakes winner out of a mare by Girolamo. These horses are both by A.P. Indy out mares by Mr. Prospector, as are Malibu Moon and Flatter (a brother to Congrats) – both broodmare sires of Distorted Humor line stakes winners – and Mineshaft (sire of Dialed In and Discreetly Mine). Pulpit, is sire of Tapit (sire of Trappe Shot, Tapizar, Tapiture and Constitution) and Stroll, and other sources of A.P. Indy would include Bernardini, broodmare sire of a Distorted Humor line stakes winner, and sire of Stay Thirsty and To Honor and Serve; as well as Majestic Warrior and Jump Start.

Intriguingly, Maclean’s Music has already also sired three stakes winners, including Complexity, successful in the Champagne Stakes (G1), out of mares by Yes It’s True, whose grandsire, Raja Baba, is from the same sire line and family as A.P. Indy.

Maclean’s Music is sire grade one winner Drain the Clock out of a mare by Arch (sire of Blame) from the Kris S. branch of the Roberto line. From other branches of that line there are also Distorted Humor line stakes winners out of mares by Dynaformer (sire of Temple City, Point of Entry and Purim) and Red Ransom and his son, Comic Strip.

Maclean’s Music is also sire of graded-winning sprinter, Classic Rock, out of a mare by High Yield, a Storm Cat son who gives inbreeding to Maclean’s Music’s grandsire, Forty Niner. From other branches of the Storm Cat line, Maclean’s Music also has a stakes winner out of mare by Storm Cat himself; stakes winner Tamborera out of a mare by Harlan’s Holiday, who is by Harlan, and who is sire of Into Mischief (sire of Goldencents), Majesticperfection and Shanghai Bobby; and stakes winner Musical Heart out of a mare by Lion Heart (sire of Kantharos, and himself a son of Tale of the Cat). Other versions of the cross of Distorted Humor line stallions with Storm Cat line mares has produced grade one winners out of mares by Giant’s Causeway and his son, Shamardal; two grade one winners out of mares by  Bernstein; a grade one winner out of a mare by D’wildcat (by Forest Wildcat, sire of Wildcat Heir); a grade one winner out of a mare by Tiger Ridge; and graded stakes winners out of mares by Storm Boot; Pure Prize; Henny Hughes (by Hennessy, whose son, Johannesburg is broodmare sire of a Distorted Humor line stakes winner, and is also sire of Scat Daddy); and Stormy Atlantic. Maclean’s Music also has a stakes winner out of a mare by Royal Academy, a close relative to Storm Cat.

Storm Cat is a Northern Dancer line horse, and from the Deputy Minister branch of that family Maclean’s Music has stakes winner Share The Upside out of a mare by Silver Deputy (sire of Posse, Badge of Silver and Spring at Last) and stakes winner Lead Guitar out of a mare by Finality, a son of Dehere (sire of Graeme Hall), both by Deputy Minister. This strain can also be brought in through Awesome Again (sire of Ghostzapper, Daaher, Awesome of Course and Toccet), Touch Gold and French Deputy.

Maclean’s Music has two-year-old stakes winner Made Me Shiver out of a mare by Tiznow, and stakes winner Angle of Attack out of a mare by that horse’s son, Colonel John. Other sons of Tiznow include Gemologist, Morning Line, Tiz Wonderful and Tizway. It would also be possible to bring in Relaunch – grandsire of Tiznow – through Honour and Glory and his son, Put It Back – both broodmare sire of Distorted Humor line stakes winners – and Bertrando (sire of Officer).

Maclean’s Music is out of a mare by Unbridled’s Song, but has sired multiple stakes winner Spring Steen out of a mare by that horse, and stakes winner Honolulu out of a mare by Malabar Gold, a close relative to Unbridled’s Song. Distorted Humor and his sons have also enjoyed success with mares by Unbridled (by Fappiano), and other sons Grindstone (sire of Birdstone) and Saarland. The Unbridled’s Song branch could be brought in through Liam’s Map, Cross Traffic, Dunkirk, Eurosilver, Even the Score, First Defence, Half Ours, Midshipman, Old Fashioned, Rockport Harbor, Songandaprayer, Noonmark (broodmare sire of a Distorted Humor line graded stakes winner) and Zensational. This also suggests daughters of Empire Maker (sire of Pioneerof the Nile and Bodemeister, and grandsire of Cairo Prince and Classic Empire) and Broken Vow.

It would also be possible to introduce Fappiano through Cryptoclearance, who is sire of Victory Gallop, and grandsire of Candy Ride, and Quiet American (grandsire of Midnight Lute). Fappiano is a grandson of Mr. Prospector, and Maclean’s Music has stakes winners out of mares by Mr. Prospector line horses Afleet Alex (by Northern Afleet, who is bred on a similar cross to Kingmambo, sire of Lemon Drop Kid), Two Punch (sire of Smoke Glacken) and Mutakddim (by Seeking the Gold, sire of Petionville and Cape Town). Other Mr. Prospector line horses to appear as broodmares sires of Distorted Humor line stakes winners include Street Cry (sire of Street Sense and Street Boss), Mining and Thunder Gulch and his son, Point Given.

Distorted Humor has also done extremely well when crossed over mares descending from Damascus through Personal Flag and his sire, Private Account (whose son, Unaccounted For, is broodmare sire of Distorted Humor line grade one winner Hoppertunity), and there is also a stakes winner by Maclean’s Music out of a mare by Damascus line stallion Gilded Time.

Maclean’s Music also has stakes winner Firecrow out of a mare by Indian Charlie sire of Uncle Mo, Adios Charlie, Bwana Charlie, Liaison and Cinco Charlie.

AnalysisCatalog Style

Alan Porter’s 2023 Breeding Analysis for Jackie’s Warrior

A Champion Sprinter, Jackie’s Warrior has captured 11 graded stakes, five grade ones, scoring at that level at two, three and four. He is a son of classic sire, Maclean’s Music, himself the leading stallion son of Distorted Humor.

Jackie’s Warrior is an example of the extremely successful cross of Maclean’s Music with A.P. Indy line mares, which as also produced classic winner Cloud Computing. The A.P. Indy strain will be back in the fourth generation of Jackie’s Warrior foals, which makes him free to cross back over mares from that line. We can note that Maclean’s Music has a stakes winner out of a mare by A.P. Indy grandson, Sky Mesa, a son of Pulpit, and a stakes winner out of a mare by Girolamo. These horses are both by A.P. Indy out mares by Mr. Prospector, as are Malibu Moon and Flatter (a brother to Congrats) – both broodmare sires of Distorted Humor line stakes winners – and Mineshaft (sire of Dialed In and Discreetly Mine). Pulpit, is sire of Tapit (sire of Trappe Shot, Tapizar, Tapiture and Constitution) and Stroll, and other sources of A.P. Indy would include Bernardini, broodmare sire of a Distorted Humor line stakes winner, and sire of Stay Thirsty and To Honor and Serve; as well as Majestic Warrior and Jump Start.

Intriguingly, Maclean’s Music has already also sired three stakes winners, including Complexity, successful in the Champagne Stakes (G1), out of mares by Yes It’s True, whose grandsire, Raja Baba, is from the same sire line and family as A.P. Indy.

Maclean’s Music is sire grade one winner Drain the Clock out of a mare by Arch (sire of Blame) from the Kris S. branch of the Roberto line. From other branches of that line there are also Distorted Humor line stakes winners out of mares by Dynaformer (sire of Temple City, Point of Entry and Purim) and Red Ransom and his son, Comic Strip.

Maclean’s Music is also sire of graded-winning sprinter, Classic Rock, out of a mare by High Yield, a Storm Cat son who gives inbreeding to Maclean’s Music’s grandsire, Forty Niner. From other branches of the Storm Cat line, Maclean’s Music also has a stakes winner out of mare by Storm Cat himself; stakes winner Tamborera out of a mare by Harlan’s Holiday, who is by Harlan, and who is sire of Into Mischief (sire of Goldencents), Majesticperfection and Shanghai Bobby; and stakes winner Musical Heart out of a mare by Lion Heart (sire of Kantharos, and himself a son of Tale of the Cat). Other versions of the cross of Distorted Humor line stallions with Storm Cat line mares has produced grade one winners out of mares by Giant’s Causeway and his son, Shamardal; two grade one winners out of mares by  Bernstein; a grade one winner out of a mare by D’wildcat (by Forest Wildcat, sire of Wildcat Heir); a grade one winner out of a mare by Tiger Ridge; and graded stakes winners out of mares by Storm Boot; Pure Prize; Henny Hughes (by Hennessy, whose son, Johannesburg is broodmare sire of a Distorted Humor line stakes winner, and is also sire of Scat Daddy); and Stormy Atlantic. Maclean’s Music also has a stakes winner out of a mare by Royal Academy, a close relative to Storm Cat.

Storm Cat is a Northern Dancer line horse, and from the Deputy Minister branch of that family Maclean’s Music has stakes winner Share The Upside out of a mare by Silver Deputy (sire of Posse, Badge of Silver and Spring at Last) and stakes winner Lead Guitar out of a mare by Finality, a son of Dehere (sire of Graeme Hall), both by Deputy Minister. This strain can also be brought in through Awesome Again (sire of Ghostzapper, Daaher, Awesome of Course and Toccet), Touch Gold and French Deputy.

Maclean’s Music has two-year-old stakes winner Made Me Shiver out of a mare by Tiznow, and stakes winner Angle of Attack out of a mare by that horse’s son, Colonel John. Other sons of Tiznow include Gemologist, Morning Line, Tiz Wonderful and Tizway. It would also be possible to bring in Relaunch – grandsire of Tiznow – through Honour and Glory and his son, Put It Back – both broodmare sire of Distorted Humor line stakes winners – and Bertrando (sire of Officer).

Maclean’s Music is out of a mare by Unbridled’s Song, but has sired multiple stakes winner Spring Steen out of a mare by that horse, and stakes winner Honolulu out of a mare by Malabar Gold, a close relative to Unbridled’s Song. Distorted Humor and his sons have also enjoyed success with mares by Unbridled (by Fappiano), and other sons Grindstone (sire of Birdstone) and Saarland. The Unbridled’s Song branch could be brought in through Liam’s Map, Cross Traffic, Dunkirk, Eurosilver, Even the Score, First Defence, Half Ours, Midshipman, Old Fashioned, Rockport Harbor, Songandaprayer, Noonmark (broodmare sire of a Distorted Humor line graded stakes winner) and Zensational. This also suggests daughters of Empire Maker (sire of Pioneerof the Nile and Bodemeister, and grandsire of Cairo Prince and Classic Empire) and Broken Vow.

It would also be possible to introduce Fappiano through Cryptoclearance, who is sire of Victory Gallop, and grandsire of Candy Ride, and Quiet American (grandsire of Midnight Lute). Fappiano is a grandson of Mr. Prospector, and Maclean’s Music has stakes winners out of mares by Mr. Prospector line horses Afleet Alex (by Northern Afleet, who is bred on a similar cross to Kingmambo, sire of Lemon Drop Kid), Two Punch (sire of Smoke Glacken) and Mutakddim (by Seeking the Gold, sire of Petionville and Cape Town). Other Mr. Prospector line horses to appear as broodmares sires of Distorted Humor line stakes winners include Street Cry (sire of Street Sense and Street Boss), Mining and Thunder Gulch and his son, Point Given.

Distorted Humor has also done extremely well when crossed over mares descending from Damascus through Personal Flag and his sire, Private Account (whose son, Unaccounted For, is broodmare sire of Distorted Humor line grade one winner Hoppertunity), and there is also a stakes winner by Maclean’s Music out of a mare by Damascus line stallion Gilded Time.

Maclean’s Music also has stakes winner Firecrow out of a mare by Indian Charlie sire of Uncle Mo, Adios Charlie, Bwana Charlie, Liaison and Cinco Charlie.

Media

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Jackie's Warrior | 2020 Champagne-G1
Jackie's Warrior | 2020 Hopeful-G1
Jackie's Warrior | 2021 Allen Jerkens-G1
Jackie's Warrior | 2022 Vanderbilt-G1
Jackie's Warrior | 2020 Saratoga Special-G2
Jackie's Warrior | 2022 True North-G2
Jackie's Warrior | 2021 Amsterdam-G2
Jackie's Warrior | 2022 Count Fleet-G3
Jackie's Warrior breaks a 28-year-old stakes record in the 2020 Hopeful-G1 at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior breaks a 28-year-old stakes record in the 2020 Hopeful-G1 at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior defeats Life Is Good in the 2021 Jerkens Memorial-G1 at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior defeats Life Is Good in the 2021 Jerkens Memorial-G1 at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior dominates the 2020 Champagne-G1 at Belmont | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior dominates the 2020 Champagne-G1 at Belmont | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior cruises in the 2022 Churchill Downs Stakes-G1 | Coady photo
Jackie's Warrior cruises in the 2022 Churchill Downs Stakes-G1 | Coady photo
Jackie's Warrior runs away in the 2020 Saratoga Special-G2 | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior runs away in the 2020 Saratoga Special-G2 | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2021 Amsterdam-G2 at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2021 Amsterdam-G2 at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 True North-G2 at Belmont geared down by 5 lengths | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 True North-G2 at Belmont geared down by 5 lengths | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 to become the first horse to win a G1 three straight years at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior - 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 winner at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior - 2022 Vanderbilt-G1 winner at Saratoga | NYRA photo
Jackie's Warrior prevails in the 2021 Pat Day Mile-G2 | Coady photo
Jackie's Warrior prevails in the 2021 Pat Day Mile-G2 | Coady photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2021 Gallant Bob-G2 | Equi-photo
Jackie's Warrior wins the 2021 Gallant Bob-G2 | Equi-photo
Jackie's Warrior arrives to Spendthrift November of 2022 | Nicole Finch photo
Jackie's Warrior arrives to Spendthrift November of 2022 | Nicole Finch photo