Race Summary

2012 USHWA Dan Patch 3YO Pacing Colt of the Year

  • 3YO Breeders Crown Champion
  • Multiple track records including 1:48 on a mile track
  • American Ideal's Richest Son with $1,781,881 in Earnings


2 13 11 2 0 $375,650
3 18 14 1 1 $1,030,008
4 17 5 3 3 $160,123
5 18 4 4 1 $216,100
TOTAL 66 34 10 5 $1,781,881


Race Career

At 2, winner of of 11 races from 13 starts including the $177,275 Matron Stake Final, the $175,000 New York Sire Stakes Final over Saratoga's four furlong oval, 7 New York Sire Stakes at 6 different tracks (Yonkers, Saratoga, Monticello, Vernon, Tioga & Buffalo) and the $22,000 Tompkins Geers Stake. New York 2YO Pacing Colt of the Year.

At 3, voted USA 3YO Pacing Colt of the Year over Sweet Lou and A Rocknroll Dance. Winner of 14 races from 18 starts and $1,030,000 including both the elimination and Final of the $555,000 Breeders Crown at Woodbine, elimination and Final of the $270,000 Empire Breeders Classic setting a track record with a sizzling 1:48.4 performance in the Final, the $270,000 Progress Stake elimination and Final reaching the opening quarter in a slick :25.2 – the fastest quarter ever recorded at Dover Downs., the $176,000 Matron Stakes elimination and Final where he paced the fastest mile in Dover Downs’ history winning in 1:48, the $55,000 Historic Stakes in a 1:49.2 track record, Meadowlands Pace elimination, Cane Pace elimination, four New York Sire Stakes at Yonkers, Monticello and Tioga.

At 4 & 5, 9-time Open, Preferred, FFA and Invitational Winner at The Meadowlands, Yonkers, Saratoga, Harrah's Philadelphia and at Tioga establishing a new track record of 1:49.2. Second in the Ben Franklin, the Roll With Joe Final, the Joe Gerrity Jr Memorial, the Kane Invitational, the Quillen Memorial elimination, etc He established a new track record at Tioga Downs for 4-year-old pacing stallions with a 1:49.2 victory.



In North America, HESTON BLUE CHIP is the sire of 1 in 1:53; 2 in 1:55; 5 in 1:59. Here are some of his early performers:

ZERO TOLERANCE (M) 2,1:51 ($485,813) – 7 Wins. At 2, winner of Bluegrass Series div at The Red Mile, NYSS div at Monticello, div at Vernon Downs, Reynolds Memorial at Tioga Downs, Tompkins-Geers S. div at Tioga Downs. (On The Road Again)

SUN VISER 2,1:57.2 ($42,420) – 3 Wins. At 2, winner of NY Excelsior A Series div at Batavia Downs, div at Monticello, NY Exclesior A Series div at Yonkers. (Camluck)