Intensive Harmony's TB Heritage

Stories and photos from Echo's pedigree
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Cherokee Run Euthanized Due to Old Age
Cherokee Run, 1994 Champion Sprint Horse, Calder Racecourse Hall of Fame, Echo's grandsire. Won multiple stakes at 3, Breeder's Cup Sprint at 4, $100k Gulfstream Park Handicap at 5. He stood in Lexington for a $40,000 cover, known for both sprint & distance runners, dirt & turf, until his death in 2016.
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Golden Missile Thoroughbred
Golden Missile - Echo's damsire, won over $2M, including a memorable $750k Pimlico Special at age 5 with jockey Kent Desormeaux. Son of AP Indy out of a Cure the Blues mare & 2007's no. 1 sire in NY for both winners & earnings.
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Sunday Silenced
Gallant Man (Hall of Fame inductee) won the 1957 Belmont & set a new track record that stood until Secretariat arrived in 1973. He was 2nd in the KY Derby that year (only due to jockey error) & won a host of other stakes before retiring to stud at Spendthrift Farm. Bred by the Aga Khan in Ireland.
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THE VAULT: Horse racing past and present
In Reality: royal Chef de Race, he ran against the toughest competitors, including Dr. Fager, still winning a long list of major races, earning over $795k & finishing 2nd in the 1967 Preakness. A sire of sires, he ranked 4 times in the top 10 & was a Champion Juvenile Sire from KY's Gainesway Farm, where he was buried in 1989. He sired Valid Appeal in Echo's damline among 83 stakes winners.
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Tudor Minstrel: English Champion 2 yo 1946, multiple British stakes winner. He was exported to the US to stand stud in 1956.
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Bimelech: Hall of Fame inductee & 1939 Champion 2 yo (undefeated), 1940 Champion 3 yo. By Black Toney out of the royal La Troienne, he then stood at KY's Greentree Stud, becoming the 1956 Champion Sire, siring 30 stakes winners, & is the damsire of Lalun, who foaled Never Bend.
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Untouchable with Kathy Kusner at 1968 Mexico City Olympics. While not bred, he was an OTTB by Bolero, making him a half-brother to Terlingua's grand-dam, but flunked out of racing & was sold. Now he rests in the Showjumping Hall of Fame. He was on 12 winning Nations' Cup teams & won everything else, including Hickstead, Aachen's Puissance, & Dublin's Grand Prix (twice!).
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Bolero: Not only did he set 2 world sprint records, a track record, this 1946 Eight Thirty son had a staggering 24 foal crops with lifetime earnings of nearly $8M. One notable son: Kathy Kusner's Olympic & world champion jumper, Untouchable.
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Mata Hari: 1933 Co-Champion 2YO Filly & 1934 Co-Champion 3YO Filly. A 1931 daughter of Peter Hastings out of a Man O' War mare, she set 2 track records (as did her son, Spy Song) & was a multiple stakes winner.
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Spy Song
Spy Song: 1943 Balladier son set 2 track sprint records & raced until age 6, then stood at Dixiana Farm in KY. Sired Crimson Satan who was damsire of Terlingua.
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Crimson Satan: Champion 2 y.o. 1961. Winning over $790k, this Spy Song son is the damsire of Terlingua, Storm Cat's dam. Buried at his birthplace on Crimson King Farm in KY.
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Preciptic: British sire of steeplechasers as well as flat racers. Retired to the Irish National stud at age 7. Damsire to New Providence. Died July 1964 age 22.
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New Providence
New Providence: 1st official winner Canadian Triple Crown In 1959 (Queen's Plate, Prince Of Wales S, Breeders S). Bull Page son is the broodmare sire of Storm Bird. Died In 1981 & buried at EP Taylor's Windfields Farm.
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Bull Page: Canadian Hall of Fame & CAN 1951 Horse of the Year. This Bull Lea son sold cheaply at the 1948 Keeneland yearling sale due to "conformation faults." His buyer: none other than Northern Dancer's owner, EP Taylor. He set a track record in Canada along with several major stakes wins before retiring to Taylor's National Stud in Ottowa. Canada's leading sire in 1958 & GB/Ireland's Leading broodmare sire in 1970. Sired New Providence, Canadian Triple Crown winner & grandsire of Storm Bird.