The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
GATE DANCER
(b.c. 1981, Sovereign Dancer -- Sun Gate x Bull Lea )
Classic participant in: 1984

Notes: Died in 1998. Sire of 27 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stPREAKNESS STAKES
1stCornhusker H.
1stOmaha Gold Cup
1stSuper Derby
2ndOaklawn H.
2ndMarlboro Cup Invitational H.
2ndJockey Club Gold Cup
2ndBreeders' Cup Classic
2ndSan Felipe H.
2ndEl Camino Real Derby
3rdSanta Catalina S.
3rdSan Fernando S.
3rdCharles H. Strub S.
3rdSanta Anita H.
3rdBreeders' Cup Classic
3rdArkansas Derby
3rdLos Feliz S.
3rdWidener H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ANNIE CAKEf., 1994 GATE DANCER -- Elsoma x Tri JetSorority S.
BLAZED STARf., 1991 GATE DANCER -- Al's Helen x DistinctiveClifford Scott S.
CASEY GRIFFINgr.c., 1996 GATE DANCER -- Doctor Hannahbaby x Family DoctorReb's Policy S., Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Invitational H.
CIMPLY A WINNERc., 1990 GATE DANCER -- Naughty Madam x Naughty JakeHarry Henson S.
DANCING JONbr.c., 1988 GATE DANCER -- Love From Mom x Mr. ProspectorBoard of Governor's H.
DIAMOND GATEc., 1995 GATE DANCER -- Diamonia x Diamond ProspectTroy S., Commencement S.
GENIALg., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Silky Pleasure x HONEST PLEASUREIn South Africa: Basil Starke S.
GENIAL (SAF)b.g., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Silky Pleasure x HONEST PLEASUREIn South Africa: Basil Starke S.
GREEN ALLIGATOR
(See 1991)
b.c., 1988 GATE DANCER -- La Reine Rouge x King\'s BishopCalifornia Derby; Sire of stakes winners.
GUARDIANOFTHEGATEch.c., 1996 GATE DANCER -- Guarded Optomist x SPEND A BUCKColumbia S. (three times), Cherokee River Stables Turf Classic S.
HALF TIME DANCERch.f., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Day and a Half x Time TestedSequoyah S., Willow Park H.
IMAHf., 1990 GATE DANCER -- Herald Angel x Hail To ReasonToes Knows S.
LET'S GO DANCINch.f., 1996 GATE DANCER -- Let's Go Too x AVATARIn Jamaica: Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy H.
MIRACLE HEIGHTSbr.c., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Newport Cove x CyaneNon stakes winner; Sire of stakes winners.
NATIVE GATE DANCERb.f., 1994 GATE DANCER -- Native Fire Dance x Raise A NativeFlorida Breeders' Distaff S.
NONSTOP DANCERb.c., 1993 GATE DANCER -- Evertrue x Le FabuleuxWorlds Playground S.
PROFOUND SECRETgr.c., 1994 GATE DANCER -- Secret Elegance x SECRETARIATSam J. Whiting Memorial H., Big Jag H., Governor's Cup H., Phoenix Gold Cup H.
SEFAS ROYAL DANCERf., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Sefas Queen x RivermanBelle Isle S.
TEDDY'S TOP TENf., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Anchorwoman x IRON RULERBayakoa S.
TURBULENT DANCERch.c., 1992 GATE DANCER -- My Tubulent Miss x MY DAD GEORGEEl Cajon S.; Sire of stakes winners.
VALSES POUR MOIb.f., 1988 GATE DANCER -- Brackish x AllegedIn France: Prix Caravelle Haras des Granges
WATERGATE ROADc., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Silentia x SILENT SCREENDemetri's Boy H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ANCLOTEb.c., 1998 Twining -- Imah x GATE DANCERDenise Rhudy Memorial S.
BELONGS TO MONYch.f., 1996 Belong to Me -- Do Wah Duchess x GATE DANCERSusan B. Anthony H.
DANCE AWAY CAPOTEgr.f., 2002 CAPOTE -- Ingot's Dance Away x GATE DANCERIrish Sonnet S., Bourbonette Breeders' Cup H., Go For Wand S., Yank's Music S., Duda S., Noble Damsel H.
DANCE CALLERb.c., 2006 Concorde's Tune -- Call Me Dancer x GATE DANCERNorthern Spur S.
DANIELTOWNch.g., 2001 Pioneering -- Cathy's Dynasty x GATE DANCERGolden Circle S., Sophmore Sprint Championship S., Waterford Park H.
DREAM LADYb.f., 2002 OLD TRIESTE -- Lil's Gate x GATE DANCEROmnibus S.
FORTY ACRESbr.c., 2004 West Acre -- Jackie's Gate x GATE DANCERSuper Derby Prelude S., Barksdale S.
FRONTIER TOURb.c., 2007 Canadian Frontier -- Given Us Hope x GATE DANCERIn Puerto Rico: Clasico Fanatico Hipico
HAMMERINb.c., 2000 J P Hamer -- Lucky Lady Dancer x GATE DANCERBilly Powell Claiming H., Marathon Series Final S.
HONORABLE PICb.c., 1997 Piccolino -- Ecco La x GATE DANCERLinear H., Pete Axthelm H., Chick Lang Jr. Memorial S.
LA OLIMPICAf., 1995 Arroyo -- Doorlatch x GATE DANCERIn Dom Rep: CHAMPION 2yo Filly, CHAMPION 3yo Filly
LADY JENSENgr.f., 2009 BOB AND JOHN -- Heather's Dancer x GATE DANCERTe Ata S., Useeit S.
LIGHTHOUSE LILch.f., 1999 Hold for Gold -- Danceforthechips x GATE DANCERLincoln Heritage H.
LIL ALLIE DANCERb.f., 2013 Good and Tough -- Native Gate Dancer x GATE DANCEREquine Sales Oaks
LORANGER NATIVEch.c., 2008 Good and Tough -- Native Gate Dancer x GATE DANCERLousiana Stallion S., Blue and Gold S.
MARICHAL (FR)gr.c., 1998 Highest Honor (Fr) -- Capades Dancer x GATE DANCERIn France: Grand Prix de Lyon, Derby du Midi, Derby Du Languedoc
MR. INSTIGATORbr.g., 2008 Chapel Royal -- Blazed Star x GATE DANCEREdmonton Juvenile S.
MR. MAESTREb.c., 2004 Lord Carson -- Sweet Nena x GATE DANCERWhippleton S.
MUEVETEb.f., 2001 Dominated Debut -- Gaminee x GATE DANCERSouthern Belle S., Carol Wilson Memorial S.
OUTCASHEMb.g., 2001 Mazel Trick -- Blazed Star x GATE DANCERHBPA Dash S., West Virginia Legislature Chairman's Cup S., HBPA City of Charles Town H. (twice), Panhandle H.
OUTCHASEMb.g., 2001 Mazel Trick -- Blazed Star x GATE DANCERCharles Town Dash Invitational H., West Virginia Legislature Chairman's Cup S.
PLATINUM COUPLE
(See 2006)
gr.c., 2003 Tale of the Cat -- Ingot's Dance Away x GATE DANCERDamon Runyon S.; In Equador: CHAMPION Imported Older Horse
PORTCULLISb.g., 1999 Smart Strike -- Dancer's Gate x GATE DANCERToronto Cup H., Charley Barley S., Breeders' S.
SEASIDE AFFAIRb.f., 2004 sea of secret -- Lucky Lady Dancer x GATE DANCERTorrey Pines S.
SOLDIER'S DANCEgr.g., 2004 Lost Soldier -- Heather's Dancer x GATE DANCERBonnie Heath Turf Cup H.
SOLDIER'S DANCERgr.g., 2004 Lost Soldier -- Heather's Dancer x GATE DANCERArthur I. Appleton Juvenile Turf S., Tropical Park Derby, Dayton Andrews Dodge Sophomore Turf S., Calder Derby, Turf Classic S., PTHA President's Cup S. (twice), Miami Mile H., Sunshine Millions Turf S.
SYMBOLIC (ARG)f., 1998 Mutakddim -- Sweet Sylvia x GATE DANCERIn Arg: Gran Premio Olavarria
TO DREAM AGAINbr.f., 2000 Regal Remark -- Emmitt for Six x GATE DANCERSales H., M. R. Jenkins Mmorial H.
TUFF JUSTICEb.f., 2002 Dance Brightly -- Lucky Lady Dancer x GATE DANCERWinnipeg Futurity S.
TUPELO PLAYBOYch.g., 2007 Cuvee -- Native Gate Dancer x GATE DANCERLA Bred Premier Night Ragin Cajun Starter S.
VANGELISgr.c., 1999 Hightest Honor (FR) -- Capades Dancer x GATE DANCERIn France: Grand Prix De Vichy
WATER GAPb.f., 2000 Darby Creek Lance -- Racgate x GATE DANCERFirecracker S.
ZETAbr.f., 1998 You and I -- Lil's Gate x GATE DANCERMesquite Breeders' Cup Mile


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