Handsome Mike is a son of the late Scat Daddy, a perennial leading sire. Among the major points on his broad resume, Scat Daddy won the Gr. I Florida Derby and Gr. I Champagne Stakes, earned more than $1.3 million, was the leading sire in Chile four times, and is the sire of unbeaten Triple Crown winner Justify.
With only 59 starters in his two crops to race, Handsome Mike reached nearly $1.1 million in progeny earnings with crop number two. He's the sire of four stakes-placed runners, Here Comes Jackie, his leading money-winner with $153,460; Naughty Me, Gran Greyfrost and Lucky Mike. He already has accounted for 10 winners in 2020 through Feb. 10.
Angry Dragon is an 11-year-old chestnut mare by Smarty Jones - Screamer, by Roanoke. She's the dam of four foals, three of racing age, including the Handsome Mike colt. Frosty the Dragon has compiled a record of 3-9-7 in 27 starts with earnings of $71,778. Tropical Frosty is a 4-year-old Circle 8 filly who finished third in her debut at Gulfstream Park, then came back to break her maiden at Monmouth Park, winning by 1 1/4 lengths racing 1 1/16 miles on the grass. She also has a just-turned yearling by Handsome Mike, and is awaiting a 2020 foal by highly-regarded and popular near millionaire Bucchero, a seven-time stakes-winning son of Kantharos.