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Pyro (USA)

Age
13
Foal date
19/02/2005
Gender
Horse
Colour
Bay/Brown
Sire
Pulpit (USA)
Dam
Wild Vision (USA)
Breeder
Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC
Official rating
Career earnings
$1,673,671.68
Starts17Wins5Placed7
DateResultRacecourseRace details
28/11/20095thAqueduct (USA)Hill 'n' Dale Cigar Mile (Grade 1) (Handicap) (Dirt) 3yo+
07/11/200910thSanta Anita (USA)Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Grade 1) (Pro-Ride) 3yo+
05/09/20091stSaratoga (USA)Forego Stakes (Grade 1) (Dirt) 3yo+
29/07/20092ndSaratoga (USA)James Marvin Stakes (Listed Race) (Dirt) 3yo+
25/10/20086thSanta Anita (USA)Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (Pro-Ride) 3yo+
04/10/20082ndHoosier park (USA)Indiana Derby (Grade 2) (Dirt) 3yo
23/08/20083rdSaratoga (USA)Travers Stakes (Grade 1) (Dirt) 3yo
27/07/20082ndSaratoga (USA)Jim Dandy Stakes (Grade 2) (Dirt) 3yo
14/06/20081stChurchill Downs (USA)Northern Dancer Stakes (Grade 3) (Dirt) 3yo
03/05/20088thChurchill Downs (USA)Kentucky Derby (Presented by Yum! Brands) (Grade 1) (3yo) (Dirt) 3yo
12/04/200810thKeeneland (USA)Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (Grade 1) (Polytrack) 3yo
08/03/20081stFair Grounds (USA)Louisiana Derby (Grade 2) (Dirt) 3yo
09/02/20081stFair Grounds (USA)Risen Star Stakes (Grade 3) 3yo
27/10/20072ndMonmouth Park (USA)Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Grade 1) (Colts & Geldings) (Dirt) 2yo
06/10/20072ndBelmont Park (USA)Champagne Stakes (Grade 1) (Dirt) 2yo
26/08/20073rdSaratoga (USA)Allowance Optional Claiming 2yo
07/07/20071stChurchill Downs (USA)Maiden Special Weight (Colts & Geldings) 2yo
Pyro (USA) Pulpit (USA) A.P. Indy (USA) Seattle Slew (USA)
1974
1989 Weekend Surprise (USA)
1980
1994 Preach (USA) Mr Prospector (USA)
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1989 Narrate (USA)
1980
2005 Wild Vision (USA) Wild Again (USA) Icecapade (USA)
1969
1980 Bushel-N-Peck (GB)
1958
1998 Carol's Wonder (USA) Pass The Tab (USA)
1978
1984 Carols Christmas (USA)
1977
Trained by Steve Asmussen, Pyro was second in both the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes and Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile in the autumn of 2007; remained with Asmussen for three-year-old campaign and continued to impress, winning the Grade 3 Risen Star Stakes and the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds; disappointing in the Kentucky Derby, but returned to winning ways when dropped in grade in the Grade 3 Northern Dancer Stakes at Churchill Downs; the son of Pulpit, who had looked to be crying out for middle-distances for much of his career, was dropped back to 7f on his first start for Godolphin and he shaped with considerable promise to finish second; showed that run was no fluke and gained what had been a previously elusive victory at the highest level when coming home like an express train to win the Grade 1 Forego Stakes at Saratoga in September 2009; retired to stud at the end of that year