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Central Banker

Speightstown / Rhum, by Go for Gin
2010, Bay -
Entered Stud: 2015 - 2024 Fee: $7,500 LFSN
    
Central Banker
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  • New York's reigning leading sire for the last three years
  • By Speightstown, top five leading sire lifetime $155-million in earnings, 63 Graded Stakes winners, 25 Grade 1 stakes winners
  • Sire of Six Figure Yearlings and 2YOs
  • 4.3% Stakes Winners
  • 12 Blacktype Winners, including leading money earner, multiple stakes winner and multiple Graded-placed BANKIT ($1,421,405), stakes winner and multiple Graded-placed MORNING MATCHA ($899,740), and multiple stakes winner and multiple Graded-placed BANK STING ($664,050)
  • Avg Earnings per starter $75,941

Photo by Barbara Livingston

 

Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Over the past month, we've taken a look at stallions whose roots are firmly planted in central Kentucky, and ones who will be looking to set those roots in the years to come, but in this final installment of the All-Value Sire Team, we'll be looking at that group in the middle: Stallions just on the other side of the fourth-book swoon, whose roots have just sunk into the ground with the aim of building on early crops.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Seacoast Thoroughbreds of New England's New York homebred General Banker rallied impressively down the lane to break his maiden in Saturday's $500,000 Great White Way division of the New York Stallion Stakes Series, a seven-furlong sprint for eligible New York-sired juveniles, at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Seacoast Thoroughbreds of New England's New York homebred General Banker rallied impressively down the lane to break his maiden in Saturday's $500,000 Great White Way division of the New York Stallion Stakes Series, a seven-furlong sprint for eligible New York-sired juveniles, at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Monday, December 14, 2020
Progeny of Central Banker paid dividends across the country Dec. 12, with the 10-year-old siring five winners, including Bankit and Niko's Dream in stakes.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
On a foggy Saturday at the Big A, with slop underfoot, Shea D Boy’s Stable 10-1 Bank on Shea, a bay juvenile colt by Central Banker, translated a final surge at the rail into a big payday, just getting his nose in front of favorite Dream Bigger to win the $500,000 Great White Way division of the New York Stallion Stakes (NYSS) series.
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Central Banker made a stellar debut with his first runners in 2018, not only finishing as New York’s leading freshman sire by a wide margin, but leading all juvenile sires in the state and ranking in the top 10 nationally among freshmen.
SPEIGHTSTOWN (USA) ch. 1998 GONE WEST (USA) dkb/br. 1984 [IC] MR. PROSPECTOR (USA) b. 1970 [BC] RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962 *
SECRETTAME (USA) ch. 1978 SECRETARIAT (USA) ch. 1970 [IC]
TAMERETT (USA) dkb/br. 1962 *
SILKEN CAT (CAN) ch. 1993 STORM CAT (USA) dkb/br. 1983 STORM BIRD (CAN)   b. 1978
TERLINGUA (USA) ch. 1976 *
SILKEN DOLL (USA) b. 1980 CHIEFTAIN (USA) br. 1961
INSILCA (USA) ch. 1974
RHUM (USA) b. 1997 GO FOR GIN (USA) dkb/br. 1991 CORMORANT (USA) b. 1974 HIS MAJESTY (USA) b. 1968 [C]
SONG SPARROW (USA) b. 1967
NEVER KNOCK (USA) dkb/br. 1979 STAGE DOOR JOHNNY (USA) ch. 1965 [SP]
NEVER HULA (USA) br. 1969 *
MERION MISS (USA) dkb/br. 1991 HALO (USA) blk. 1969 [BC] HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
COSMAH (USA) b. 1953 *
CURLEW (USA) dkb/br. 1985 STORM BIRD (CAN)   b. 1978
YUM YUM (USA) dkb/br. 1976
courtesy of Pedigree Query


Central Banker's Race and (Stakes) Record

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 5 2 1 (1) 1 $121,800
3 5 1 (1) 2 (2) 1 (1) $193,100
4 3 1 (1) 0 0 $283,886
Totals 13 4 3 2 $598,786


Racing Highlights

Won at 2

  • A maiden special weight race at Saratoga (5.5 furlongs, turf, defeating Hightail, Mico Margarita, Kamchatka, Redwood Kitten, Force Multiplier, Aidenandabettin, Star Street).
  • An allowance optional claiming race at Churchill Downs (6.5 furlongs, equal top weight, defeating Tap and Trade, Nubin Ridge, Visionary Ruler, Favorite Uncle, Sydneys Harley Boy, Arbiter, Officer Alex, First Ronin).

2nd at 2

  • Kentucky Downs Juvenile S (7 furlongs, to Ruler of Love, by a head, defeating Midas Dancer, Zoloto, Summit County, Lew and Mike, Praetorian Prefect, First Ronin, Go Jack Go).

Won at 3

  • Smirnoff Sorbet Quick Call S (5.5 furlongs, turf, by 3 3/4, defeating No Distinction, The Brothers War, Bernie the Jet, I'm Wide Awake, Strike the Note, Weekend Hideaway, Stage Street).

2nd at 3

  • Malibu S (gr. I, 7 furlongs, equal top weight, to Shakin It Up, by 3/4, defeating Zeewat, Flashback, Bakken, Our Double Play, Heir of Storm, Distinctiv Passion, Syndicated, Zee Bros, Holy Lute).
  • Thanksgiving H (6 furlongs, to Gantry, by 5 3/4, defeating Mico Margarita, Strong and Tough).

3rd at 3

  • Foxwoods King's Bishop S (gr. I, 7 furlongs, to Capo Bastone, Mentor Cane, by a neck, defeating Forty Tales, Overanalyze, Slan Abhaile, Salutos Amigos, Miraculousmo, Majestic Hussar, No Distinction, Bad Hombre, Integrity, Let Em Shine, Declan's Warrior).

Won at 4

  • Churchill Downs S (gr. II, 7 furlongs, by a head, defeating Shakin It Up, Clearly Now, Broadway Empire, Delaunay, Capo Bastone, Sahara Sky, Laugh Track, Quiet Force, Falling Sky, River Bear).