An Eclipse Award-winning sprint champion and multiple Gr. 1 sire, ORIENTATE is a class act with impressive numbers! He has sired 48 stakes winners – his first crop yielded 10, including INTANGAROO (Humana Distaff H.-G1) and LADY SPRINTER (Gran Premio Maipu-G1 in Argentina).
His eight graded stakes winners also include LADY JOANNE ($987,094, Alabama S.-G1, etc.), sprinter DECLASSIFY (Triple Bend S.-G1) and $594,177-earner GREAT HOT (Brz). More than a third of his 89 stakes horses were successful at 2, and include 2016 Maryland Million Lassie winner ITem from his first Maryland-sired crop. ORIENTATE has 77% starters from foals, 78% winners from starters and $43.5 million in progeny earnings. Ranked 11th in the nation by number of winners in 2011 with 133, and sire of 121 winners in 2012, his progeny earned in excess of $5 million four consecutive years.
His daughters have produced champion SHANGHAI BOBBY and Gr. 1 winner Sweet Lulu. Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Sprint-G1 and five other stakes his championship season, ORIENTATE earned $1.7 million.
Won At 3
Indiana Derby ($300,000, 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.22, by 3 ¼, defeating Saratoga Games, Trion Georgia, X Country, Keats, San Pedro, Free of Love, etc.).
Sir Beaufort S ($75,000, 1 mile, turf in 1:36.39, ETW, defeating Sigfreto, Blue Steller, Marine, Green Jaro, Gulchie, Irish Warrior, Smith And Western, etc.).
An allowance race at Saratoga ($43,000, 6 furlongs in 1:09.61, by 3 ¾, defeating Mount Intrepid, Evening Attire, Deferred Comp, Vino Solo, etc.).
A maiden special weight race at Saratoga ($41,000, 6 furlongs in 1:09.44, by 6 ½, dftg).
NAPA Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I, $1,000,000, 6 furlongs in 1:08.89, ETW, defeating Thunderello, Crafty C. T., Kona Gold, Kalookan Queen, Xtra Heat, Disturbingthepeace, Swept Overboard, Touch Tone, Bonapaw, Day Trader, Wake At Noon, etc.).
Forego H (gr. I, $250,000, 6 ½ furlongs in 1:15.68, ETW, by 2 ¼, defeating Aldebaran, Multiple Choice, Squirtle Squirt, Silky Sweep, Explicit, Hook and Ladder, Saint Verre).
Commonwealth Breeders’ Cup S (gr. II, $250,000, 7 furlongs in 1:21.54, TW, defeating Aldebaran, Twilight Road, D’wildcat, Binthebest, Red’s Honor, etc.).
A. G. Vanderbilt H (gr. II, $200,000, 6 furlongs in 1:09.72, TW, defeating Say Florida Sandy, Multiple Choice, Late Carson, Beau’s Town, Texas Glitter).
Aristides H (gr. III, $100,000, 6 ½ furlongs in 1:14.41, by 4 ½, defeating Binthebest, No Armistice, Bet On Sunshine, U. S. Jets).
Smile Sprint H ($400,000, 6 furlongs in 1:09.98, TW, by 6, defeating Echo Eddie, Crafty C. T., Built Up, Sweeping Smoke, Tour of the Cat, Junior Deputy).
2nd San Fernando Breeders’ Cup S (gr. II, 1 1/16 miles, to Western Pride, defeating Fancy As, Discreet Hero, Momentum, Bring Home Thegold, Sigfreto, Mo Mon, Stormin’ Heaven, Reef Diver).
© Bill Straus
|Orientate||Mt. Livermore||Blushing Groom||Red God|
|Flama Ardiente||Crimson Satan|
|Dream Team||Cox's Ridge||Best Turn|
1998, Dark Bay/Brown, Mt. Livermore-Dream Team, by Cox's Ridge
2017 STUD FEE: $5,000 Live Foal - Stand & Nurse
Stands at Northview Stallion Station - Chesapeake City, Maryland
Nominated to Breeders' Cup & Maryland Million, Ltd.