(Benchmark – Hazen, by Rubiano)

Exceptionally quick, talented gray son of leading California sire BENCHMARK, retired with earnings of $245,400.

Broke his maiden in the NTRA Stakes running 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:13 4/5, three-fifths off the track record, earning a 100 Beyers defeating M ONE RIFLE, winner of the Grade I Malibu Stakes

Won the Grade III Affirmed Handicap by 2 1/2 lengths going gate-to-wire in 1:41 2/5,earning a 103 Beyers defeating Grade II Swaps winner MISREMEMBERED,winner of the Grade I Santa Anita Handicap

Won the El Cajon Stakes defeating graded stakes winner and Grade I stakes-placed CHOCOLATE CANDY

By Graded stakes winner BENCHMARK, among leading sires in California with 29 stakes winners,including California champions BROTHER DEREK and IDIOT PROOF. Out of stakes-placed Hazen ($200,188), from stakes-winning family of PRIZED ($2,262,555, Breeders’ Cup Turf-Gr. I, etc.) and UNTAMED SPIRIT

#1 Stallion in California by Lifetime AEI

Average earnings per runner $80,791 plus.

A top-three California Sire in 2021 by earnings with $3,567,996.

A top-ten California Sire in 2020 by earnings with $1,693,575.

A top-ten California sire in 2019 with over $2 million in earnings.

Leading Runners: (through December 31, 2021)

LIEUTENANT DAN, (2016 g, by Indian Charlie) 8 wins at 3 to 5, 2021, $833,740, Eddie D S. (G2), Green Flash S. (G3), Sensational Star S., Real Good Deal S., Echo Eddie S., 2nd Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1), California Cup Sprint, Crystal Water S.,  3rd Snow Chief S., Silky Sullivan S., Shared Belief S.

S Y SKY, (2014 f, by Sky Mesa) 7 wins, 3 to 4, 2019, $709,540, Monrovia S. (G3), Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Sprint S., Camilla Urso S., Melair S., Evening Jewel S., 2nd Daisycutter H., California Distaff H., Irish O’Brien S., Spring Fever S., 3rd Betty Grable S.

ENOLA GRAY, (2013, f, by More Than Ready) 7 wins, 3 to 4, $585,100, Wilshire S. (G3), California-bred Three-year-old Champion Filly, Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf Sprint, Melair S., Irish O’Brien S., Fleet Treat S., California Distaff, 2nd Betty Grable S., Beverly Lewis S., 3rd La Brea S. G1.

JUST GRAZED ME, (2015 f, by Cuvee) 7 wins, 3 to 5, $506,332, Ken Maddy S. (Gr.3), California Distaff H. (twice), Fleet Treat S., 2nd Torrey Pines S. (Gr. 3), Betty Grable S. (twice), Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf S., 3rd Daisycutter H.

GRAZEN SKY (2012 c, by Sky Mesa) In US, 4 wins at 3 and 4, placed at 6, $463,437, 1st Silky Sullivan S.-R, 2nd Tiznow S., Cary Grant S., Echo Eddie S.-R, 3rd Los Angeles S. G3, Snow Chief S.-R, Real Good Deal S., Harry F. Brubaker S.

TOUGH IT OUT (2013 g, by Marquetry) In US, 7 wins, 2 to 7, 2020, $467,571, Echo Eddie S., 2nd California Cup Derby-R, Real Good Deal S., Silky Sullivan S., 3rd Snow Chief S., King Glorious S.

TOUGH SUNDAY (2012 c, by General Meeting) In US, 5 wins, 2 to 6, placed at 7,  2019, $362,228, Sensational Star S., 2nd Midnight Lute S. (G3), Thor’s Echo S., 3rd Midnight Lute S. (G3), Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint S.

BARBARA BEATRICE (2012 f, by Decarchy) In US, 5 wins, 3 to 5, $356,905, California Distaff H., 2nd Betty Grable S., Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf Sprint S., 3rd Melair S.

DESMOND DOSS (2016 c., by Malek (CHI) 5 wins, 2 to 5, 2021, $301,341, Bertrando S., 2nd Tiznow S., 3rd Sensational Star S., E.B. Johnston S.

RUBY BRADLEY, (2016 f, by Bertrando) winner at 3 and 4, 2020, $202,507, Melair S., 3rd Fleet Treat S., Evening Jewel S.

BLAZINGBELLABLU (2018 f, by Sky Mesa) 5 wins at 3, 2021, $152,848, Kent S.

ROSE DAWSON (2019 f. by Sky Mesa) 2 wins at 2 and 3, 2022, $141, 200, Leigh Ann Howard California Cup Oaks.

CONNIE SWINGLE, (2019 f, by Sky Mesa) 2 wins at 2, 2021, $108,000, Generous Portion S.

2022 Stud Fee: $6,000 Live Foal
Nominated to the Breeders’ Cup
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