horse Profile

Classic Empire (KY)

TB, B, C, foaled March 21, 2014
( Pioneerof the Nile - Sambuca Classica, by Cat Thief )

Connections as of last Start:

Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux
Trainer: Mark E. Casse
Owner: John C. Oxley
Breeder: Steven Nicholson & Brandi Nicholson

BUYER / CONSIGNOR (MOST RECENT):

Sold to John C. Oxley
Consigned by Warrendale Sales

Career Statistics*
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
9 5 1 1 $2,520,220

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Best Racing Class Achieved:

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner

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*Current Year statistics include all North American races and Dubai World Cup Day. Career statistics include results from all countries.

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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Highest Equibase Speed Figure Earnings Earnings Per Start
Career 9 5 1 1 116 $2,520,220 $280,024
2017 4 1 1 1 103 $1,034,300 $258,575
2016 5 4 0 0 116 $1,485,920 $297,184

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

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

Career Honors:

Eclipse Award 2016 Champion 2 Year Old Colt

Triple Crown Highlights:

2nd Preakness S. - 2017

Breeders' Cup Participation:

1st Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile - 2016

Top 100 Rankings (Since 2000):

Ranked 27th by Earnings - 2017
Ranked 12th by Earnings - 2016

Track Date Race Race Type Breed Finish Chart Video
Pimlico 5/20/2017 13 Preakness Stakes (Gr. 1) TB 2
Churchill Downs 5/6/2017 12 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Gr. 1) TB 4
Oaklawn Park 4/15/2017 11 Arkansas Derby (Gr. 1) TB 1
Gulfstream Park 2/4/2017 12 Lambholm South Holy Bull Stakes (Gr. 2) TB 3
Santa Anita 11/5/2016 8 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (Gr. 1) TB 1
Keeneland 10/8/2016 8 Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (Gr. 1) TB 1
Saratoga 9/5/2016 10 Hopeful Stakes (Gr. 1) TB DNF
Churchill Downs 7/2/2016 7 Bashford Manor Stakes (Gr. 3) TB 1
Churchill Downs 5/4/2016 2 Maiden Special Weight TB 1
Sale Code Hip Type Cover Sire Buyer Consignor Price Status
KEESEP 583 Yearling N/A John C. Oxley Warrendale Sales $475,000 Sold

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