Ghostzapper's Race Record

Ghostzapper, Pedigree

Ghostzapper (KY)
bay colt
born April 6, 2000
Awesome Again
Debuty Minister
Vice Regent
Mint Copy
Primal Force
Blushing Groom(Fr)
Prime Prospect
Baby Zip
In Reality
Foggy Note
Thirty Zip
Tri Jet

Sire - Awesome Again, b. 1994

Awesome Again

Awesome Again was a champion racehorse and won many prestigious races. At the age of 3 (1997), in Canada he won the Queen's Plate Stakes G1Can.Also at three he won the Jim Dandy Stakes G2 and came in 3rd in the Traver's Stakes G1.

At the age of 4, in 1998, is when Awesome Again began to blossom, as he won many graded stakes, including: Breeders' Cup Classic G1, Whitney Handicap Gr1, Stephen Foster Handicap G2, Saratoga Breeders' Cup G2, Hawthorne Gold Cup G3.

As a sire, Awesome Again has been very influential. He is the ONLY Breeders' Cup winner to sire 4 Breeders' Cup Winners: Ghostzapper, Ginger Punch, Wilko and Round Pond. He has sired 11 Grade 1 winners, 6 millionaires, 4 Breeders' Cup Winners and 5 multi-millionaires.

I love training the offspring of Awesome Again. He is a hell of a stallion. He throws a very nice individual. Their soundness goes along way- leading California trainer Craig Dollase

Dam- Baby Zip b. 1991

Baby Zip was an average racehorse, but really showed her stuff as a broodmare. She was born in 1991 and raced from 93-95. She raced 16 times, with 4 wins and 4 thirds and earnings of $60,395. She won one stakes race, Kattegats Pride Stakes at Laurel Park when she was 2 years old.

She was named Broodmare of the Year in 2005, and had two Gr 1 winning offspring in Ghostzapper and City Zip (9 wins, over $800,000 in earnings). She had 9 foals, and 6 of them were winners.

Grandsire Male Family- Deputy Minister b. 1979

Deputy Minister

Deputy Minister was a Canadian Bred champion. He won 8 of 9 starts as a 2 year old in 1981. In his 1981 campaign he was Ecplipse Winner as North American 2yo Champion and was voted Canada's Sovereign Horse of the Year as well as Canadian Champion 2yo Colt. His 2yo stakes wins included Colin Stakes, Clarendon Stakes, Youthful Stakes, Laurel Stakes and the Young America Stakes.

In his 3yo season he sustained an injury and did not race much.

He came back in his 4yo season and won the Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship, Donn Handicap and the Tom Fool Handicap.

Deputy Minister was sire of many champion racehorses, as well as an influential dam-sire. A list of selected progeny can be viewed HERE. As a sire, he was give such titles as Leading Sire in North America in 1997 and 1998, as well as Leading Broodmare Sire in North America in 2007.

Deputy Minister was inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame in 1988. He passed away in 2004 from a tumor.

Thoroughbred Greats

Racehorse Sites

Thoroughbred Greats offers racing fans comprehensive websites with loads of information on your favorite horses! Check out our other fan sites:

Man o' War - Arguably the greatest racehorse of all time!
Seabiscuit - The American Legend who defeated the odds!
Cigar - America's Horse who went on a 16 race win streak!
Regret - The first filly to win the Kentucky Derby!
Ruffian - The big filly who ran against the boys, but who had a terrible tragedy.

Social Networking/Contact

Please feel free to contact us! Also consider following us on Twitter or "liking" us on Facebook and stay up to date on racing news!




This template downloaded form free website templates