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Harlan’s Holiday


Harlan’s Holiday

Trainer: Todd Pletcher

YOB Color Sex: 1999 Bay Horse

Sire - Dam, Damsire: Harlan - Christmas in Aiken, Affirmed

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Race Record: 22 starts, 9 wins, 6 seconds, 1 third
Earnings: $3,632,664

Major Stakes Wins: Florida Derby (G1), 2002; Blue Grass Stakes (G1), 2002; Donn Handicap (G1), 2003; Pennsylvania Derby (G3), 2002; Florida Derby (G1), 2002; Iroquois Stakes (G3), 2001; Lane’s End Breeder’s Futurity (G2), 2001; Cradle Stakes (Listed), 2001; Hoover Stakes (Black Type), 2001; Cleveland Kindergarten Stakes (Black Type), 2001. Also: 2nd Hollywood Gold Cup (G1), 2003; 2nd Fountain of Youth Stakes (G1), 2002; 3rd Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), 2002; 2nd Holy Bull Stakes (G3), 2002. International Record: 2nd Dubai World Cup (G1), 2003.

He originally stood at Airdrie Stud and then Winstar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky and South America, via dual hemisphere shuttling.

Fast Facts:

  • The Grade 3 Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park is named after this Starlight champion.
  • Harlan’s Holiday also holds the fastest one mile record for Churchill Downs’ Iroquois Stakes at 1:35.01!
  • In 2012 Harlan’s Holiday was North America’s Champion Juvenile Sire, posting an all-time record two-year-old-earnings for a North American stallion at $2.9M.