American ideal


p,2,1:55.1f; 3,1:47.4 ($786,055)

By Western Ideal-Lifetime Success, by Matt’s Scooter

Standing in New York at Blue Chip Farms

2023 Fee $10,000


New York's No. 1 Pacing Sire

American Ideal is the leading money-winning pacing sire standing in New York, and his $16 million-plus in 2022 earnings rank him behind only Bettor’s Delight and Captaintreacherous nationally. The slideshow above shows why his yearlings were again in such high demand. Six sold for $100,000 or more this year and he averaged $55,125 at the Lexington Selected Sale — more than five times his $10,000 stud fee.

American Ideal News

September 19

Two NYSS Champs For American Ideal

American Ideal added two more New York Sire Stakes Champions to his lengthy list, as his sons American Fling and Pleaseletmeknow created a sweep of the $200,000 NYSS colt pace finals at Tioga Downs for their World Champion sire.

July 05

Pleaseletmeknow Wins Messenger Stakes

American Ideal’s 3-year-old son Pleaseletmeknow p,3,1:51.3h raised his career earnings to more than $360,000 with a powerful victory in the first leg of pacing’s Triple Crown — the $261,730 Messenger Stakes at Yonkers Raceway.

January 25

American Ideal: $15,646,204-’21

The “King of New York Pacing Sires” American Ideal wrapped up the 2021 racing season as the nation’s no. 1 money-winning active pacing sire, with progeny earnings of more than $15.6-million.

September 12

American Ideals Take 2/4 NYSS Finals

Brittany Stallion Management’s American Ideal continues to dominate the New York program, as he sired two of the four winners of the $200,000 New York Sire Stakes Pacing Finals last Friday at Yonkers Raceway.