Shancelot’s record-breaking 121 Beyer Speed Figure is the fastest Beyer EVER posted by a 3-year-old sprinter. Overall for 3-year-olds it is bested only by Arrogate in the 2015 Travers at ten furlongs (122) and Holy Bull in the 1994 Met Mile at eight furlongs (122) by 3-year-old colts.
Brilliant Sprinter Shancelot Retires to Stud in Kentucky
A history-making sprinter when winning the Grade 2 Amsterdam Stakes with a 121 Beyer Speed Figure – the highest Beyer by a 3-year-old sprinter in history – Shancelot has been retired to Buck Pond Farm, Crawford Farms Racing announced January 11th. He will stand for a fee of $7,500 in 2021...
“He is an absolutely gorgeous horse. He had limitless ability. He was mentally talented with a great disposition. I am looking forward to seeing his offspring.”
TRAINER STEVE ASMUSSEN
6: 3-2-1 | $624,300
"Shancelot could be a breed-changer with his speed. He was brilliantly fast, and comes from a fast family with a lot of class. He showed that class when competing among an incredibly strong division of sprinters."
DOUG ARNOLD, BUCK POND FARM
Shancelot (Shanghai Bobby - True Kiss, by Is It True )
By Champion 2-Year-Old Colt Shanghai Bobby, Shancelot is one of four stakes horses for the stakes-winning mare True Kiss. That mare is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Silver Max and a three-quarter sister to Grade 1 winner and successful sire Yes It’s True.
Bay. 16.2 HH. Entered Stud 2021.