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Gilded Time – Bistra, by Classic Go Go

Sire of Bashford Manor Stakes winner HE’S COMIN IN HOT (G3) with average earnings per starter of more than $40,000!

After easily ranking as Texas’ leading freshman, second-crop and third-crop sire, EARLY FLYER is still going strong with a total of 36 stakes horses and progeny earnings of more than $8.3 million, including Texas Champions FORMAL FLYER, SWORD TRICK and Tamtastic. His recent stakes winners include 2016 Groovy Stakes and Clarence Scharbauer Jr. Texas Stallion Stakes (Jim’s Orbit division) winner BRAVURA and Colorado Derby winner CATTLE COMPANY, plus HE’S COMIN IN HOT, winner of the Grade 3 Bashford Manor Stakes at Churchill Downs in 2015.

EARLY FLYER defeated Breeders’ Cup Sprint winners and millionaires SQUIRTLE SQUIRT and KONA GOLD, as well as CALLER ONE and XTRA HEAT. A multiple graded stakes winner, EARLY FLYER placed in the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G1).

EARLY FLYER is by Champion GILDED TIME, winner of the 1992 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), earner of $975,980 and sire of G1-winning millionaires ELLOLUV, GAYEGO and MANDY’S GOLD.

Out of Bistra, a winning daughter of CLASSIC GO GO and dam of G2 winner and multiple graded stakes-placed FUN HOUSE. Recent runners from the immediate family include PADDY O’PRADO, WILL HE SHINE, WAR ECHO, UNTAPABLE, TAPIZAR, OLYMPIO, CUVEE, PYRO, WILD WONDER, BIEN NICOLE and CALL NOW.

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2017 FEE: $2,500 – LIVE FOAL
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P.O. Box 966 • Pilot Point, Texas 76258
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