The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
SPECTACULAR BID
(gr.c. 1976, Bold Bidder -- Spectacular x Promised Land )
Classic participant in: 1979

Notes: Died of an apparent heart attack on June 9, 2003, at Milfer Farm, New York. Sire of 43 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION 2YO COLT
CHAMPION 3YO COLT
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 4)
CHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR (at 4)
1stPREAKNESS STAKES
1stFlamingo S.
1stHeritage S.
1stYoung America S.
1stWashington Park H.
1stSan Fernando S.
1stWorld's Playground S.
1stLaurel Futurity
1stMalibu S.
1stFountain of Youth S.
1stHutcheson S.
1stChampagne S.
1stMervyn LeRoy H.
1stWoodward S.
1stKENTUCKY DERBY
1stBlue Grass S.
1stMeadowlands Cup S.
1stMarlboro Cup H.
1stSanta Anita H.
1stCalifornian S.
1stAmory L. Haskell H.
1stFlorida Derby
1stCharles H. Strub S.
2ndJockey Club Gold Cup
2ndDover S.
3rdBELMONT STAKES


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ANN'S BIDf., 1983 SPECTACULAR BID -- Crystal Cave x NearcticMartha Washington S., American Beauty H., Pippin H., Jameela S.
AT FULL FEATHERgr.c., 1985 SPECTACULAR BID -- Secretarial Queen x SECRETARIATSanta Fe Futurity
BITE THE BULLETb.c., 1987 SPECTACULAR BID -- Lassie's Lady x ALYDARSanford S.; Sire of stakes winners.
DANSEUR ETOILEgr.g., 1986 SPECTACULAR BID -- Danseuse Etoile x BuckpasserIn France: Prix Finot Hurdle
DIBSf., 1986 SPECTACULAR BID -- State x Nijinsky IILocust Grove H.
DOUBLE FEINTc., 1983 SPECTACULAR BID -- State x Nijinsky IIHill Prince S., Col F. W. Koester H., Ben Franklin S., Poker S., Thunder Puddles S.
FESTIVITYf., 1983 SPECTACULAR BID -- Dancing On x DANCER'S IMAGEPalomar H., Matinee S.
LAY DOWNg., 1984 SPECTACULAR BID -- Impish x MAJESTIC PRINCEExcelsior H., Washington Park H., Forego H., Queens County H., Grey Lag H.
LEGAL BIDc., 1984 SPECTACULAR BID -- Bold Bikini x BoldnesianIn Great Britain: Feilden S., Highland Spring Derby Trial S.
LOTUS POOLc., 1987 SPECTACULAR BID -- Golden Petal x Mr. ProspectorLouisville H., Sea O Erin H., Keeneland Breeders' Cup S.; and In Sweden: Harp Lager Ebf 2000 Guineas Trial
MARQUETTEc., 1996 SPECTACULAR BID -- Wicklow Royalty x Simply MajesticNational Museum Racing Hall Of Fame H., Forerunner S., Kissin Kris S., Budweiser Challenge S.
NORTHERN BIDc., 1982 SPECTACULAR BID -- Haitien x NijinskyGray Bar S.
PRINCESS PIETRINAf., 1994 SPECTACULAR BID -- Princess Baja x CONQUISTADOR CIELOPrincess Rooney H., Voo Doo Dance H., Insight To Cope H.
SPECTACULAR BEVgr.f., 1984 SPECTACULAR BID -- Bev Bev x NijinskyBold Princess S., Summer Guest S.
SPECTACULAR JOKEb.f., 1982 SPECTACULAR BID -- No Joke x SHECKY GREENEIn France: Prix Maurice de Gheest, Prix du Palias-Royal
SPECTACULAR LOVEch.c., 1982 SPECTACULAR BID -- Gallamar x Royla DorimarFuturity S.
SPECTACULAR SPICEgr.c., 1984 SPECTACULAR BID -- Sugar and Spice x KEY TO THE MINTNon stakes winner; Sire of stakes winners.
SPECTACULAR SPYgr.c., 1982 SPECTACULAR BID -- Lassie Dear x BuckpasserDevon H., Warminster H.
STARFIELDf., 1987 SPECTACULAR BID -- Kris Kris x Hoist The FlagChrysanthemum H., Lady Baltimore H., Sensational H.
SUMf., 1984 SPECTACULAR BID -- Qui Royalty x NATIVE ROYALTYPucker Up S., Queen Hopeful S., Herecomesthebride S.
WHOWf., 1985 SPECTACULAR BID -- Hooplah x HillaryLady Mannequin H., Michigan Budweiser Breeders' Cup H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
A LA CARTEf., 1992 Caerleon -- Cheese Soup x SPECTACULAR BIDIn UK: Bonusprint October S.
ABAGINONEb.c., 1991 Devil's Bag -- Oil Fable x SPECTACULAR BIDPotero Grande Breeders' Cup H., Los Angeles H., Daly City H.; Sire of stakes winners.
AL BASHAgr.c., 2004 Aljabr -- Spectacular Crystal x SPECTACULAR BIDMohawk H.
ALYBGOODgr.f., 1997 ALYDEED -- Qui Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDIndian Maid S.
AMONITA (GB)br.f., 1998 Anabaa -- Spectacular Joke x SPECTACULAR BIDSnazzle Dazzle H., Suwannee River H.; In France: Prix Du Pin, Prix Marcel Boussac
AUBE INDIENNE (FR)f., 1990 Bluebird -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDYellow Ribbon Invitational S. In France: Prix De La Siene
BARE NECESSITIESgr.f., 1999 Silver Deputy -- Shrewd Vixen x SPECTACULAR BIDIndiana Breeders' Cup Oaks, Santa Lucia H., Sacramento H., Sixty Sails H., Gardenia H., Paseana H.
BASIC TRAINEE
(See 1998)
b.c., 1995 MAJESTIC LIGHT -- Acquire x SPECTACULAR BIDOBS Championship S., HBPA Governor's Cup H., Killeen S.
BEKNOWN TO MEbr.g., 1996 Belong to Me -- Miss Speckles x SPECTACULAR BIDLincroft H.
CARA RAFAELAgr.f., 1993 Quiet American -- Oil Fable x SPECTACULAR BIDAlcibiades S., Hollywood Starlet S.
CHANGE FORA DOLLARf., 1992 Silver Buck -- Ice Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDSalem County S., Jersey Jumper S.
COX ORANGEbr.f., 1990 Trempolino -- Spectacular Joke x SPECTACULAR BIDBuckram Oak H., Vineland H., Rockingham Breeders Cup H., Beaugay H., Suwannee River H., Hialeah Budweiser Breeders Cup H., and in France: Prix du Calvados, Prix Casimir Delamarre
CURRENCY QUESTb.f., 1993 CRYPTOCLEARANCE -- Crystal Blaze x SPECTACULAR BIDAmerican Beauty Breeders' Cup S.
DEE DEE'S DINERch.f., 2000 Bold Bagett -- Downtown Grill x SPECTACULAR BIDValkyr H., Ladies Secret S., Czaria H.
DEPARTING NOWb.g., 2002 Wheaton -- Parting Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDPrairie Gold Juvenile S.
DON CORLEONEb.c., 2001 Incurable Optimist -- Twice Forbidden x SPECTACULAR BIDNew York Derby
ELEUSISb.f., 2001 Diesis (GB) -- Balancing Act x SPECTACULAR BIDLong Island H.; In France: Prix Joubert
ENGLAND EXPECTSg., 1990 Topsider -- Victoria Cross x SPECTACULAR BIDTremont Breeders Cup S., Legal Light S.
FACE THE BANDgr.c., 1998 Chimes Band -- Spectacular Face x SPECTACULAR BIDCurribot H.
FICKLE FATEf., 1984 MAJESTIC LIGHT -- Look x SPECTACULAR BIDSearching S., York S.
G P FLEETch.g., 2000 Northern Afleet -- Come On Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDRegaey Island S., Tri-State H., River City H., Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup H.
GOODBARg., 1995 SUNNY'S HALO -- Mim's Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDPrivate Terms S., Keith Brodkin Memorial S., Manchester H., Topsider S.
HEALTH WALL (JPN)b.f., 1999 Helissio -- Saratoga Flash x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Japan: Tulip Sho
HEAR THE BELLSf., 1987 Deputy Minister -- Kemp x SPECTACULAR BIDMaryland Turf H.
HECKLEgr.c., 2001 Hennessy -- Bid Me Adieu x SPECTACULAR BIDTremont S.
HOUSE KEYb.c., 2001 Rodeo -- Maison Close x SPECTACULAR BIDOntario County H.
INFLATEc., 1991 FORTY NINER -- ADD x SPECTACULAR BIDIsland Whirl H.
IRISH BOSS (IND)gr.c., 1993 Waajib -- Dauphine x SPECTACULAR BIDIn India: R.W.I.T.C. Invitational Cup, A.C. Ardeshir Cup
JACK FLASH
(See 1997)
b.c., 1994 Sovereign Dancer -- Whow x SPECTACULAR BIDClassic participant, stakes placed.
JANET (GB)b.f., 1997 Emperor Jones -- Bid Dancer (Ire) x SPECTACULAR BIDBrown Bess H., Ramona H., Yerba Buena Breeders' Cup H.
JAYNE WHALEYf., 1989 Deputy Minister -- Kemp x SPECTACULAR BIDCoca Cola Classic H.
LE CARREgr.c., 1998 Miswaki -- Dibs x SPECTACULAR BIDIn France: Prix Scarmouche, Prix Right Royal, Prix Denisy, Prix Du Grand Camp
LIZARD ISLANDb.c., 2005 Danehill Dancer (IRE) -- Add x SPECTACULAR BIDIn UK: Railway S.
MAGEEZb.c., 2013 MUSKET MAN -- Spaseeba x SPECTACULAR BIDB-Connected S.
MAGICAL MISSf., 1998 Danehill -- Hooked Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Australia: Australia 1000 Guineas, V.R.C. Crown Oaks
MAGICAL MISS (AUS)b.f., 1998 Danehill -- Hooked Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Australia: One Thousand Guineas, VRC Oaks
MARE NOSTRUMf., 1982 Caerleon -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDIn France: Pr. Vanteaux
MARE NOSTRUM (GB)b.f., 1998 Caerleon -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDIn France: Prix Vanteaux
MCGEHEE'S MERCYgr.g., 2010 AFLEET ALEX -- Spaseeba x SPECTACULAR BIDDixie Poker Ace S.
MEGAN'S MANgr.c., 2000 SKIP AWAY -- Leveraged Buyout x SPECTACULAR BIDCon Jackson Claiming H.
MIMI'S CAFEgr.f., 1997 SNOW CHIEF -- Downtown Girl x SPECTACULAR BIDAlameda County Fillies and Mares H., Lady Morvich H., Las Madrinas H., Pike Place Dancer H., Flora Fiesta S.
MISS ADELAbr.f., 2005 Unusual Heat -- Bid of Fun x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Mexico: Clasico Esmerelda, Clasico Monarca
MOROTI (BRZ)c., 2001 Val de Grace -- Spectacularsecret x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Brazil: Bento Munhoz Da Rocha Neto
MOZART (IRE)b.c., 1998 Danehill -- Victoria Cross x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Great Britain: Darley July Cup S., Jersey S., Nunthorpe S.; Sire of stakes winners.
MR. ALVIN PETERb.c., 2003 Lord Carson -- Low Bidder x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Puerto Rico: Clasico Luis Munoz Rivera
MR. FANTASYb.c., 2006 E Dubai -- Twice Forbidden x SPECTACULAR BIDWithers S.
NORTHCOTE ROADb.g., 1995 CONQUISTADOR CIELO -- Border x SPECTACULAR BIDCol. E. R. Bradley H., Mardi Gras H. (twice)
OCEAN FRONTgr.g., 1997 Sea Wall -- Silver Sari x SPECTACULAR BIDBridgeburg S.
ON CALL (GB)gr.f., 1995 Alleged -- Doctor Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Ireland: Ballycullen S.
PERSONAL BIDf., 1990 PERSONAL FLAG -- Kemp x SPECTACULAR BIDSagamore Hill S., Cicada S.
POLITIESc., 1999 Atticus -- Spectacular Face x SPECTACULAR BIDIn France: Prix De Suresnes
POTRA BID (ARG)f., 1999 Potrillazo (Arg) -- Beulah Sunrise x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Arg: Gran Premio Miguel Luis Morales
POTRO RISE (ARG)br.c., 2000 Potrillon (Arg) -- Beulah Sunrise x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Argentina: Clasico Porteno
QUESTch.c., 1999 SEEKING THE GOLD -- Starlore x SPECTACULAR BIDClark H., Lure S.
RAISONNABLEf., 1993 Common Grounds -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDIn France: Pr. Ronde De Nuit
RAISONNABLE (GB)f., 1993 Common Grounds (GB) -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDIn France: Pr Ronde De Nuit
REAL DISPLAYf., 1989 IN REALITY -- Summer Spectacular x SPECTACULAR BIDMy Fair Lady Breeders' Cup H.
RODEO FANb.f., 1997 Tactial Advantage -- Coalition Force x SPECTACULAR BIDWild Rose H.
ROSA ETERNAf., 1991 ETERNAL PRINCE -- Leveraged Buyout x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Peru: Hipodromo Santa Beatriz, Propina
SAARLIGHTb.f., 2006 SAARLAND -- Crystal Blaze x SPECTACULAR BIDWide Country S.
SAYAKAf., 1996 A.P. INDY -- Spectacular Sue x SPECTACULAR BIDFlower Cup (Jpn).
SECOND OF JUNEbr.c., 2001 Louis Quartorze -- Whow x SPECTACULAR BIDWhat A Pleasure S., Holy Bull S.
SHARP FACEbr.c., 1996 Trempolino -- Spectacular Face x SPECTACULAR BIDMeadowbrook Stakes Hurdle
SHEPISHIR (AUS)br.f., 2000 Shepherd's Field -- Elishir (AUS) x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Australia: Goldmarket H.
SIMMARDch.c., 2005 DIXIELAND BAND -- Dibs x SPECTACULAR BIDCheif Bearheart S., Mac Diarmida S., Louisville H.
SMOOTH BIDgr.c., 2002 Rubiano -- Miss Fizz x SPECTACULAR BIDRemington MEC Mile S., Winsham Lad H.
SNOW DANCEgr.f., 1998 Forest Wildcat -- Northern Pageant x SPECTACULAR BIDSuwannee River H., Lake Placid H., Mrs. Revere S., Pucker Up S., New York H.
SPECIAL GALLERYf., 1989 Tate Gallery -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Brazil: Pr Tiradentes
SPECIAL GALLERY (IRE)f., 1989 Tate Gallery -- Salvora x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Brazil: Pr Tiradentes
SPECTACULAR LISAgr.f., 2000 Formal Gold -- Spectacular April x SPECTACULAR BIDDream On S., Sam Houston Distaff H., Chou Croute H.
SPECTACULAR MALIBUgr.f., 2004 Malibu Moon -- Spectacular You x SPECTACULAR BIDMaryland Million Lassie S., Maryland Million Distaff H.
SPECTACULAR MEgr.f., 2010 Catienus -- Spectacular Morgan x SPECTACULAR BIDClaiming Crown Distaff Dash S.
SPECTACULAR MOONbr.f., 2001 Migrating Moon -- Doctor Danielle x SPECTACULAR BIDAstarita S.
SSAFINAAZ (KSA)b.f., 1999 Dolphin Street -- Bid Dancer (Ire) x SPECTACULAR BIDIn Saudi Arabia: Almaraei Diary Group Race
STELVIOb.c., 1992 Shirley Heights -- Beveridge x SPECTACULAR BIDIn UK: Queen's Vase
STERLING POUNDf., 1991 SEEKING THE GOLD -- Spectacular Bev x SPECTACULAR BIDHoney Bee H.
TALVERNAch.f., 2003 Gilded Time -- Heaven for Bid x SPECTACULAR BIDPiedmont S.
TIN CUP CHALICEb.g., 2005 Crusader Sword -- Twice Forbidden x SPECTACULAR BIDFinger Lakes Juvenile S., Mike Lee S., New York Derby, Albany S., Indiana Derby
TIP THE SCALEb.f., 1997 VALIANT NATURE -- Balancing Act x SPECTACULAR BIDHighland Happening S.
WALK POINTc., 1991 PROPER REALITY -- Steps x SPECTACULAR BIDAnderson Ranch H.


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