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

2020 Fee $10,000


Dominant In New York-Successful Worldwide

For the 4th year in a row, American Ideal is the #1 pacing sire in the New York Sire Stakes in both earnings and race winners. Nationally, he is the leading active pacing sire with 2019 earnings of $14-million. With Breeders Crown Champion American History joining the list, he is now the sire of 14 worldwide millionaires.

American Ideal News

December 02

American Ideal’s Shake That House wins Progress

Shake That House, a son of Brittany Stallion Management’s American Ideal, defeated North America Cup winner Captain Crunch and Breeders Crown Champion Dancin Lou when he won the season’s final major stake last Wednesday--the $335,000 Progress Pace.

November 15

American History to stand at Deo Volente

Although plans call for Bettor’s Wish to return to the races next year, another horse bred, raised and sold as a yearling by Brittany Farms will head off to stud duty, as American History will stand at Deo Volente Farms.

November 02

2019: The beat goes on for American Ideal!

American Ideal has been promoted over time as “the pacing stallion that never has a down year,” and 2019 was no exception. No. 1 in New York earnings; no. 1 in earnings among U.S.-based sires; and a new millionaire… the beat continues loud and strong

September 01

American Ideal’s American Mercury wins Messenger

Sitting second in the stretch and full of pace, American Mercury found a narrow opening inside to slip past the sport’s top-ranked sophomore pacer and heavily-favored Bettor’s Wish, who incidentally was bred, raised and sold as a yearling by...