$500,000 Messenger Stakes winner American Mercury (3), by American Ideal
$500,000 Hempt Memorial winner Shake That House, by American Ideal
World Champion and $950,000 winner Tequila Monday, by American Ideal
American Jewel, the all-time richest performer by her sire, American Ideal

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
2019 Book Full & Closed

America’s No. 1 Pacing Sire

American Ideal is the leading active pacing sire based in the U.S., with 2018 earnings of $14.4-million--more than $5-million ahead of his closest competitor. He is also far and away the top pacing sire in the NYSS, with his 2 & 3YOs tallying 71 wins in 2018. His Lexington yearlings averaged 5X his fee and sold for up to $245,000.

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American Ideal: From Lexington to NYC

American Ideal, New York’s number one money-winning pacing sire—and among the top three in North America—had yet another impressive siring weekend with his progeny making headlines from Lexington (American Mercury) to New York City (American History).

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American Ideal’s American Mercury wins Messenger

After asserting his dominance in the New York Sire Stakes with five wins this season, American Ideal’s 3-year-old son American Mercury stepped up to the open ranks and won the $500,000 Messenger Stakes Final Saturday at Yonkers. (Click read more for video)

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American Ideals steamroll through NYSS

American Ideal is once again the leading money-winning active pacing sire in the U.S., with earnings of $8.7-million already this year. And for the fourth year in a row, he finds himself atop the New York Sire Stakes, with his 2 & 3YOs already making more than $1.3-million in the NYSS alone.

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