Quality Stallions Highlight This Breeding And Sales Prep
Rancho San Miguel is one of the leading stallion stations
in California. 250-acres nestled in the coastal foothills northwest of Paso
Robles where warm days are cooled by evening breezes off the Pacific Ocean.
This central location allows the farm to serve clients from both the
northern and southern regions of the state.
Rancho San Miguel is led by its General Manager of over 25 years, Clay
Murdock. Jorge Cruz, Hannah Twichell, and Stefani Niesen round out the
outstanding management team that insures quality care is provided to all
Dr. Stacy Potter, our resident veterinarian, is a graduate of the University
of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and has extensive
experience in equine reproduction and equine husbandry. This year we also
welcome a fellow UC Davis Veterinary School graduate, Dr. Rachael Lyons, as
our veterinary intern.
The Rancho San Miguel stallion roster consists of:
Mischief, Haynesfield, Marino Marini,
Typhoon Slew and U
Comic Strip, by Red Ransom out of the winning Saratoga Six mare Now
That’s Funny, was a graded stakes winner on both dirt and turf. Multiple
stakes winner Weewinnin won the California Dreamin’ Stakes at Del Mar in
July boosting his lifetime earnings to $397,430.
Mischief, is sired by two-time horse of the
year/leading sire Curlin and half-brother to Grade 1 winners Beholder and
Into Mischief. His first foals arriving 2017.
relocated to Rancho San Miguel for 2017, this millionaire Grade One winning
son of Speightstown was a stakes winner at 2,
3, 4 and 5 and is siring stakes winners of all ages.
a son of Storm Cat out of the grade I winner and $1,460,992-earner Halo
America, was graded or group-placed on both dirt and turf, in the United
States and Europe. His progeny have life time earnings over $9.7 Million.
Northern Causeway, is a graded
stakes winner and son of sire-of-sire’s Giant’s Causeway, out of Getaway
Girl, a half-sister to leading sires City Zip and Ghostzapper.
California’s champion two-year- old of 2011, sired by Lucky Pulpit by
ranked among the top nine colts of his crop. He won or placed in 13 stakes
races including Grade 2 Louisiana Derby with career earnings of $821,571.
First foals arrive 2017.
by Tiznow out of Hepatica, is a record setting, grade I-performing dual
is a full brother to record setting, multiple graded stakes winner Slew’s
was California’s leading freshman sire of 2015, his progeny grossing over
$400,000 in sales the same year.
Southern Image, by Halo’s
Image out of Pleasant Dixie, won six out of eight starts, three of which
were grade I wins.
Southern Image’s progeny
have lifetime earnings over $11.3 million. Sire of Smokey Image, 3 year-old,
who went undefeated in 6 starts. Smokey Image’s earnings exceed $450,000.
by Kafwain out of Comfort Zone, won three of five starts, including Santa
Anita’s Sham and San Rafael Stakes, both grade III events.
is currently 2nd in progeny earnings for third-crop sires in California.
Slew is by Stormy Atlantic, 2014’s leading sire of
juvenile stakes winners, out of Hepatica.
Slew was graded stakes placed at two and also
broke his maiden second time out going wire-to-wire by over 10 lengths.
U S Ranger, by Danzig out of My
Annette, was undefeated at two and a champion sprinter as a three and
four-year-old. U S Ranger,
progeny have lifetime earnings of over $4 million, led by Solitary Ranger
Rancho San Miguel’s goal is to attract the highest
quality stallions and broodmares and provide them with the best care
possible. We are dedicated to outstanding quality service and look forward
to serving you.
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