The only son of French Champion and MG1W Silic at stud in the US. He is by Silic out of our Ballerina by MG1W Alwuhush, a 3/4 brother to the great Alydar! Other notable names in Celery Salt's black-type pedigree include: Sillery, Blushing Groom, Nasrullah, Sadlers Wells, Northern Dancer, Rheingold, Nureyev, Crafty Prospector, Mr. Prospector, Wild Risk, Bellypha, Lyphard, Riverman, Neartic, Bold Reason, Faberge, Ratification, Bold Ruler, Raise A Native, In Reality, and Im For More. Celery Salt is also a half brother to stakes placed PDQ Kiddo and age-mate Gladiatorus, MG1W of over $3.7 million!
In his racing career, he won over $58,000 on the track in 19 starts. He broke his maiden his second out going 6 furlongs in 1:12 on a sloppy track to win by 8 Â¾ lengths! Posting an Equibase Speed Figure of 104, he had a dynamic front running style that got him in the money eight times in nineteen starts. His most impressive win came in January 2010. Running a 6 Â½ furlong race in 1:17.83 to win by over 15 lengths! His time that day was just fractions of a second shy from breaking a track record that has stood for 34 years!
Company / Facility:
Crimson Gates Racing Thoroughbreds -
Located in Cookeville, Tennessee, Crimson Gates Racing Thoroughbreds is a small, quality centric breeding facility dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the classic thoroughbred racehorse. We are constantly awe-struck by the beauty, power, determination, and spirit of these amazing athletes. We ourselves strive for such qualities in our horses. We carefully research and match each of our mares with the best stallions based on correct conformation, complimenting pedigrees, and soundness. We want our horses when they hit the track, to have the power and stamina to run, the spirit and determination to win, and the soundness and conformation to walk away sound.