Broodmares
Schmiss-Circle 8 Racing
Schmiss (KY)

HARD SPUN – AUTUMN ASH, BY TAPIT

Schmiss – TB, CH, M, Foaled April 6, 2014.

Schmiss is by Hard Spun – a multiple graded stakes-winning son of the great sire Danzig. Hard Spun captured six stakes, including the Gr. I King’s Bishop at Saratoga, while earning $2,673,470. He led for the first mile in the 2007 Kentucky Derby before finishing second behind Street Sense, and was nearly six lengths ahead of Curlin, who retired as the leading money-winning thoroughbred in North America with earnings of more than $10 million, until the $16 million Pegasus World Cup came along. Hard Spun then finished third behind Curlin and Street Sense in the Preakness, fourth in the Belmont Stakes, and second in the prestigious Gr. I Haskell, defeating Curlin by a head.

At the track, Schmiss posted four victories, four seconds and eight thirds in 33 starts, an in-the-money percentage of 48.5, while earning $82,238. Her dam, Autumn Ash, is by Gr. I Wood Memorial winner Tapit, leading North American sire three times and sire of 122 stakes-winners, including seven champions. His runners have earned more than $144 million, and he’s the sire of the dams of 20 stakes-winners.

Schmiss foaled a lovely filly by Cupid this year.

Pedigree

Schmiss Hard Spun Danzig
Turkish Tryst
Autumn Ash Tapit
Crafty Ember
Adrenaline. Excitement. Thrills!

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