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Career History
(race data complete)
DOUBLE JAY
(b.c. 1944, Balladier -- Broomshot x Whisk Broom II )
Classic participant in: 1947

Notes: Died in 1972. Leading Broodmare Sire in 1971, 1975, 1977 and 1981. Sire of 45 stakes winners. Broodmare sire of 100 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION 2YO COLT
1stGarden State S.
1stJersey Derby
1stAmerican H.
1stTrenton H.
1stRiggs H.
1stPrince George Autumn H.
1stJersey H.
1stBenjamin Franklin H.
1stNewport S.
1stKentucky Jockey Club S.
1stJames H. Connors Memorial S.
2ndExcelsior H.
2ndSan Antonio H.
2ndRoamer H.
2ndDiscovery H.
2ndTrenton H.
2ndNarragansett Nursery S.
3rdScarsdale H.
3rdBryan and O'Hara Memorial H.
3rdHialeah Juvenile S.
3rdSanta Anita H.
3rdSanta Anita Maturity S.
3rdMassachusetts H.
3rdAqueduct H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AFTER SUPPERb.f., 1956 DOUBLE JAY -- Aroussa x SouverainL.E. Stoddard, Jr. Steeplechase S.
BAGDAD
(See 1959)
br.c., 1956 DOUBLE JAY -- Bazura x Blue PeterLafayette S., Hollywood Derby, Inglewood H., San Antonio H., Childrens Hospital H., San Mateo H.; Sire of stakes winners.
BANJA LUKAf., 1968 DOUBLE JAY -- Legato x DARK STARBROODMARE OF THE YEAR (dam of CHAMPION and HORSE OF THE YEAR Ferdinand, stakes winners Jayston, Donna Inez, Ancient Art, Plinth, and Dancing)
BAZAARc., 1961 DOUBLE JAY -- Bazura x Blue Peter (GB)Hurricane H.
BESOMER
(See 1956)
br.c., 1953 DOUBLE JAY -- Little Martha x ROSEMONTGovernor's Gold Cup, Oceanport H.
BILLY BLUEJAYc., 1957 DOUBLE JAY -- Sally Catbird x AlibhaiNon stakes winner, sire of a stakes winner.
BUPERSc., 1961 DOUBLE JAY -- Busanda x WAR ADMIRALFuturity S., Hibiscus S.; Sire of stakes winners.
CHOKER
(See 1963)
b.c., 1960 DOUBLE JAY -- Fippet x COUNT FLEETFayette H., Phoenix H., Gallant Fox H., Excelsior H.
CLANDESTINEc., 1955 DOUBLE JAY -- Conniver x DISCOVERYPalos Verdes H., San Carlos H.
DANCING DOUBLEf., 1969 DOUBLE JAY -- Dancing Around x BoleroIndependence Day H.
DOUBLEDOGDAREb.f., 1953 DOUBLE JAY -- Flaming Top x OMAHACHAMPION 2yo Filly, CHAMPION 3yo Filly, Matron S., Colleen S., Alcibiades S., National Stallion S. (fillies), Spinster S., Falls City H., Coronet S., Ashland S., Oaks Prep
EMBROIDERYf., 1969 DOUBLE JAY -- Stylish Pattern x My BabuIn Ireland: Ascot 1000 Guineas Trial S.
HONEY JAYb.c., 1968 DOUBLE JAY -- Roman Honey x ROMANSnaro H., Phoenix H. (twice)
JAY FOX
(See 1961)
b.c., 1958 DOUBLE JAY -- Variation x GALLANT FOXAtlantic City H., Gulfstream Park H., Donn H.
JAY RAY
(See 1969)
b.c., 1966 DOUBLE JAY -- Contessa Reigh x COUNT FLEETRancocas S., California Derby
JUST ABOUTc., 1962 DOUBLE JAY -- Pradella x Preciptic (GB)New Orleans H.
MANOTICKf., 1952 DOUBLE JAY -- Scenery II x Biribi (FR)Ladies H., Gazelle S., Molly Pitcher H.
OLE LIZf., 1963 DOUBLE JAY -- Islay Mist x ROMANLassie Trial S., Debutante S., Bewitch S.
PLOTTERc., 1953 DOUBLE JAY -- Conniver x DISCOVERYTop Flight H., Vagrancy H.
PLUCKc., 1961 DOUBLE JAY -- Nut Brown Maid x NashrullahNassau County S.
SHIRLEY JONESf., 1956 DOUBLE JAY -- L'Omelette x AlibhaiMermaid S., Test S., Arlington Matron H., Molly Pitcher H., Margate H., Maskette H.
SNOOZIEbr.g., 1952 DOUBLE JAY -- Ensigns Up x GALLANT SIRAscot Gold Cup H.
SPLENDOREDf., 1954 DOUBLE JAY -- Brilliancy x StimulusPrincess Pat S.
SUNRISE FLIGHTc., 1959 DOUBLE JAY -- Misty Morn x PrincequilloGallant Fox H., Tropical Park H. (twice), Orange Bowl H.
TICK TOCKbr.g., 1953 DOUBLE JAY -- Up Early x SUN AGAINSophomore Special, Synsonby H.Toboggan H., Shevlin S., Sport Page H., Princeton H. (twice), Vosburgh H., Blackstone Valley H., Longport H.
TOP DOUBLEb.c., 1956 DOUBLE JAY -- Flaming Top x OMAHAEscondido H.
TURLOCb.c., 1960 DOUBLE JAY -- Danae x SIR DAMIONLakes and Flowers H.
TWO CENT STAMPb.f., 1955 DOUBLE JAY -- Prelure x JOHNSTOWNSanta Maria H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AMERICAN HISTORYc., 1972 TOM ROLFE -- Hem And Haw x DOUBLE JAYCount Fleet H., William Dupont Jr. H.
ANCIENT ARTf., 1979 Tell -- Banja Luka x DOUBLE JAYSan Clemente S., Marted Basket S.
BACK IN PARISf., 1964 CARRY BACK -- Pride Of Paris x DOUBLE JAYGallorette H., Whitemarsh H.
BALZACc., 1975 Buckpasser -- Irish Mail x DOUBLE JAYNorfolk S., Oak Tree Invitational H; Sire of stakes winners.
BEACONAIREf., 1974 Vaguely Noble -- Ole Liz x DOUBLE JAYIn France: Prix Du Nabob, Prix Des Tourelles
BREAK UP THE GAMEc., 1971 Noholme II -- Alba-Jay x DOUBLE JAYRumson H., Kelly-Olympic S., Polynesian H., Oceanport H., Rumson H.
CLOUDY DAWN
(See 1972)
gr.c., 1969 Grey Dawn II -- Creme Brulle x DOUBLE JAYArlington Park H., Dwyer H; Sire of stakes winners.
DANCINGf., 1981 Forli -- Banja Luka x DOUBLE JAYAskmenow S.
DECEITf., 1968 Prince John -- Double Agent x DOUBLE JAYFashion S., Astarita S., Polly Drummond S., Colleen S., Matchmaker S., Mother Goose S., Acorn S.
DELAWARE CHIEF
(See 1970)
br.c., 1967 Chieftain -- Hem and Haw x DOUBLE JAYVincentive H.; Sire of stakes winners.
DONNA INEZf., 1975 Herbager -- Banja Luka x DOUBLE JAYCalifornia Jockey Club H., Torrey Pines S.
DOUBLE DECEITf., 1976 NORTHERN DANCER -- Double Agent x DOUBLE JAYTorrey Pines S.
DOUBLE DELTAb.f., 1966 Delta Judge -- Bantu x DOUBLE JAYAshland S., Damsel S., La Troienne S., Pucker Up H., Blood Horse S., Bayou H., Beldame S., Distaff H., Maskette H., Molly Pitcher H., Susquehanna H., Whitemarsh H.
FERDINAND
(See 1986)
ch.c., 1983 Nijinsky II -- Banja Luka x DOUBLE JAYCHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION Handicap Male, Kentucky Derby, Malibu S., Santa Catalina S., Breeders' Cup Classic, Hollywood Gold Cup H., Goodwood H., Cabrillo H.; Sire of stakes winners.
FESTIVE MOOD
(See 1972)
b.g., 1969 JOHNS JOY -- Penny Hearts x DOUBLE JAYExplorer H., Stuyvesant H., Pennsylvania Governor's Cup H., J. B. Campbell H., Hessian H., Gettysburg H., Preston M. Burch H.
FILEf., 1976 TOM ROLFE -- Continue x DOUBLE JAYCinderella S.
FIRE WATERf., 1968 TOM ROLFE -- Bourbon Mist x DOUBLE JAYScarlet Carnation S.
FIRST AND FINESTbr.c., 1964 FIRST LANDING -- Aunt Rosita x DOUBLE JAYCity of Baltimore H.
HEATHER'S TURNb.f., 1977 Turn To Mars -- Miss Heather x DOUBLE JAYKamar H., Duchess Of York H. (twice), Mount Andromeda S.
HEDEVARc., 1962 Count Of Honor -- Creme Brulee x DOUBLE JAYEquipoise Mile H.
ISSUES N' ANSWERSf., 1980 Jacinto -- Bourbon Mist x DOUBLE JAYCoronado S.
JAMILA KADIRgr.f., 1974 Turn To Reason -- False Dawn x DOUBLE JAYGallorette H.
JAYSTONg., 1974 Le Fabuleux -- Banja Luka x DOUBLE JAYApache Trail H.
JOANS PARISf., 1968 Chieftain -- Pride Of Paris x DOUBLE JAYCherry Hill H.
JOHN HENRYg., 1975 Ole Bob Bowers -- Once Double x DOUBLE JAYHORSE OF THE YEAR (twice), CHAMPION Older Horse, CHAMPION Turf Horse (four times), Lafayette Futurity, Round Table H., Chocolatetown H., Henry P Russell H., Hollywood Invitational H. (three times), San Juan Capistrano Invitational H., Oak Tree Invitational H. (three times), San Luis Rey S. (twice), Hialeah Turf Cup H., Brighton Beach H., San Gabriel H., San Marcos H., Arlington Million Invitational, Jockey Club Gold Cup S., Santa Anita H. (twice), Sword Dancer S., San Luis Obispo H., Hollywood Invitational Turf Cup H., American H., Budweiser Million S., Turf Classic S., Ballantine's Scotch Classic H., Golden Gate H., Sunset H.
KING EMPERORc., 1966 BOLD RULER -- Irish Jay x DOUBLE JAYPimlico-Laurel Futurity S., Cowdin s., Sanford S., Futurity Trial S., Stuyvesant H., Quaker City H., Sport Page H., Select H., Royal Poinciana H.
KITIWAKEf., 1968 Sea-Bird -- Ole Liz x DOUBLE JAYFirenze H., Matron H., Margate H. (twice), Parlo Turf H., Princeton H., Chrysanthemum H.
LIST
(See 1971)
ch.c., 1968 Herbager -- Continue x DOUBLE JAYGovernor's Cup H., Letellier Memorial H., Churchill Downs H., Louisiana H. (twice), Louisville H. (twice)
MAGRANAc., 1987 Hagely -- Added Attraction x DOUBLE JAYIn Germany: Bayerischer Fliegerpreis
MISS PREAKNESSch.f., 1979 MASTER DERBY -- Running Beauty x DOUBLE JAYMiss Collinsville S.
NAVAJO
(See 1973)
gr.c., 1970 Grey Dawn II -- Doublene x DOUBLE JAYA.B. Letellier Memorial H., William Dupont Jr. H., Ben Ali H., Churchill Downs H., Louisville H., Essex H.; Sire of stakes winners.
NIELBUEHc., 1972 Poker -- Fish Lake x DOUBLE JAYBoard Of Governors' H., George E. Brandeis H.
NODOUBLE
(See 1968)
ch.c., 1965 Noholme II -- Alba-Jay x DOUBLE JAYArkansas Derby, Hawthorne Gold Cup H. (twice), Michigan Mile H., Brooklyn H, Californian S., Santa Anita H., Metropolitan H., San Pasqual H.; Sire of stakes winners.
NOT NOWc., 1979 JUST THE TIME -- EARLY x DOUBLE JAYO.T.B.A. Sales S.
OILFIELDc., 1973 Hail To Reason -- Ole Liz x DOUBLE JAYKnickerbocker H., Brighton Beach H.
OLD HATf., 1959 Boston Doge -- Fine Feathers x DOUBLE JAYCHAMPION Handicap Mare, Four Winds S., Suwannee River H., Delaware H., Spinster S., Falls City H., Matron H., Michigan Mile And One Eigth H., Black Helen H., Fayette H., Columbiana H., Suwanee River H., Falls City H., Sweet Patootie S.
PERPETUALc., 1967 Herbager -- Continue x DOUBLE JAYAk-Sar-Ben President's Cup H.
PLEASANT HARBOURgr.g., 1966 FIRST LANDING -- Manotick x DOUBLE JAYSan Marino H.
PLINTHc., 1979 TOM ROLFE -- Banja Luka x DOUBLE JAYSpeed To Spare Championship H.
PRESTO (GB)c., 1962 PRIMATE -- Cresting x DOUBLE JAYWoodcote S.
QUEEN EMPRESSf., 1962 BOLD RULER -- Irish Jay x DOUBLE JAYCHAMPION 2yo Filly, Gardenia S., Frizette S., Astoria S., Correction H., Vagrancy H., Fashion S., Colleen S., National Stallion S.
ROYAL LEVERAGE
(See 1971)
b.c., 1968 Royal Gunner -- Double Deck x DOUBLE JAYClassic participant, non stakes winner.
RUN DUSTY RUN
(See 1977)
br.c., 1974 DUST COMMANDER -- Running Beauty x DOUBLE JAYArlington-Washington Futurity, Breeders' Futurity, Kentucky Jockey Club S., Arch Ward S., Hialeah Challenge Cup Invitational, Seminole H.; Sire of stakes winners.
SECOND ENCOUNTER
(See 1967)
b.c., 1964 Meeting -- Doublene x DOUBLE JAYClassic participant, non stakes winner.
TUERTAf., 1970 Forli -- Continue x DOUBLE JAYLong Island H., Chrysanthemum H., Blue Hen S.
YAMANINc., 1972 Herbager -- Continue x DOUBLE JAYWidener H., Clark H., Sprint Championship H., Fayette H., Churchill Downs H.


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