Horse Profile

As of 12.17.17

The Pizza Man (IL)

TB, B, G, foaled March 25, 2009

( English Channel - I Can Fan Fan, by Lear Fan )

Racing achievements and Top 100 Rankings include North American (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico) Thoroughbred races only.

Connections as of last Start:

Jockey: Irad Ortiz, Jr.
Trainer: Roger A. Brueggemann
Owner: Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc.
Breeder: Midwest Thoroughbreds

Best Racing Class Achieved:

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner

Breeders' Cup Participation:

Longines Breeders' Cup Turf participant - 2015

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000):

Ranked 23rd by Earnings - 2015
Ranked 95th by Wins - 2012

2017 Statistics*
Starts: 3
Firsts: 0
Seconds: 1
Thirds: 0
Earnings: $32,370
Earnings Per Start: $10,790
Highest Equibase Speed Figure 109
*Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics
Career Statistics*
Starts: 36
Firsts: 17
Seconds: 3
Thirds: 3
Earnings: $2,158,941
Earnings Per Start: $59,971
Highest Equibase Speed Figure 119
*Includes results from all countries
Earnings/Wins Rankings


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Ranked #9,183 of 51,265 Horses with $32,370 in North American Earnings in 2017

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Statistics By Year*
Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Highest Equibase Speed Figure Earnings
2017 3 0 1 0 109 $32,370
2016 7 1 0 1 117 $228,034
2015 6 4 1 0 119 $1,088,600
2014 6 3 0 1 119 $445,658
2013 6 3 1 1 111 $144,530
2012 7 6 0 0 110 $219,642
2011 1 0 0 0 57 $107

*Current year Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics; all previous years include results from all countries.

Track Date Race Race Type Breed Finish Chart Video
Arlington 8/12/2017 11 Arlington Million XXXV Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 12
Arlington 7/8/2017 8 Stars and Stripes Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 2
Arlington 6/17/2017 8 Black Tie Affair Handicap (Black Type) TB 4
Churchill Downs 11/24/2016 11 River City Handicap (Gr. 3) TB 3
Woodbine 10/16/2016 9 Pattison Canadian International Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 4
Woodbine 9/17/2016 10 Northern Dancer Turf S. Presented by HPIBet (Gr. 1) TB 1
Arlington 8/13/2016 9 Arlington Million XXXIV Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 6
Arlington 7/9/2016 6 Stars and Stripes Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 4
Churchill Downs 6/18/2016 7 Wise Dan Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 4
Gulfstream Park 2/6/2016 12 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (Gr. 1) TB 5
Del Mar 11/26/2015 7 Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 1
Keeneland 10/31/2015 10 Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (Gr. 1) TB 5
Keeneland 10/3/2015 9 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 2
Arlington 8/15/2015 10 Arlington Million XXXIII Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 1
Arlington 7/11/2015 8 Stars and Stripes Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 1
Churchill Downs 5/30/2015 9 Opening Verse Stakes (Black Type) TB 1
Del Mar 11/27/2014 7 Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 3
Woodbine 10/19/2014 6 Pattison Canadian International Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 4
Woodbine 9/14/2014 6 Northern Dancer Turf Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 5
Arlington 8/16/2014 7 American St. Leger Stakes (Listed) TB 1
Arlington 7/12/2014 8 Stars and Stripes Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 1
Arlington 6/21/2014 6 Black Tie Affair Handicap (Black Type) TB 1
Hawthorne 10/12/2013 8 Robert F. Carey Memorial Handicap (Black Type) TB 1
Arlington 9/21/2013 8 Illinois Owners Stakes TB 1
Arlington 7/13/2013 7 Stars and Stripes Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 3
Arlington 6/15/2013 7 Black Tie Affair Handicap (Black Type) TB 2
Churchill Downs 5/4/2013 3 Allowance Optional Claiming TB 6
Fair Grounds 3/21/2013 8 Allowance Optional Claiming TB 1
Hawthorne 10/27/2012 6 Buck's Boy Handicap (Black Type) TB 1
Arlington 9/15/2012 6 Tex's Zing Handicap (Black Type) TB 1
Arlington 8/11/2012 11 Allowance TB 1
Arlington 7/14/2012 8 American Derby (Gr. 3) TB 6
Arlington 6/22/2012 5 Allowance TB 1
Arlington 5/18/2012 8 Allowance TB 1
Hawthorne 4/13/2012 7 Maiden Special Weight TB 1
Hawthorne 12/31/2011 5 Maiden Special Weight TB 8

This horse has not been sold via public auction.


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