Central Banker

Speightstown / Rhum, by Go for Gin

2010, Bay - Entered Stud: 2015 - 2024 Fee: $7500 LFSN


  • New York’s reigning leading sire for the last three years and now is 2024
  • 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
  • 4.2% 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 Graded-placed BANK STING ($664,050), GENERAL BANKER ($521,903) a stakes winner at 2 and multiple Graded-placed at 3, etc.
  • 26 Stakes Horses, 9.1% from starters
  • Avg Earnings per starter $75,177

Photo by Barbara Livingston

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).
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 *
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]
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

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