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Central Banker

Speightstown / Rhum, by Go for Gin
2010, Bay -
Entered Stud: 2015 - 2022 Fee: $7,500 LFSN
Central Banker
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Northeast's Leading Son of Speightstown

  • By Speightstown, the leading sire in 2013 by stakes wins (37) and the second leading sire of 2013 by earnings 
  • In 2021 ranked top ten dirt sire by avg earnings/runner in North America
  • 2021 #1 New York Sire, #1 Northeast Sire by earnings, over $4.1 million
  • 7 Blacktype Winners, including leading money earner, multiple stakes winner and multiple Graded-placed BANKIT ($1,057,785), BANK STING ($406,300) who recently won the La Verdad Stakes January 1, 2022.
  • Avg Earnings per starter $68,633

Photo by Barbara Livingston


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 *
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
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).