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Cloudy's Knight

Cloudy's Knight
Sire Lord Avie
Dam Cloudy Spot
Grandsire Lord Gaylord
Damsire Solar City
Gender Stallion
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Jerrold Schwartz
Owner S J Stables LLC
Trainer James McMullen
Frank J. Kirby
Jonathan E. Sheppard
Record 41: 14-9-4
Earnings US$2,491,620
Cloudy's Knight is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Cloudy Spot by Lord Avie. He in the United States, and was bred by Jerrold Schwartz.
Major wins
John Henry Stakes (2004)
Rossi Gold Stakes (2005)
Fair Grounds Handicap (2007)
Sky Classic Stakes (2007)
Canadian International Stakes (2007)
Sycamore Stakes (2009)
Kentucky Cup Turf Stakes (2009)
Valedictory Stakes (2009)
W. L. McKnight Handicap (2009)
Canadian Champion Male Turf Horse (2007)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Cloudy's Knight (foaled May 2, 2000 in Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Out of Northern Dancer's grandadaughter, Cloudy Spot, he was sired by the 1980 American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt, Lord Avie. The horse has been successful racing on both synthetic dirt and turf.

In 2007, under trainer Frank Kirby, Cloudy's Knight won the richest and most important race of his career, the $2 million Grade 1 Canadian International Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada. [1] Added to his win in Woodbine's G2 Sky Classic Stakes, he was voted Canada's Sovereign Award for Champion Male Turf Horse.

In 2009, following a year-long layoff as a result of a serious tendon injury, the nine-year-old gelding came back to another highly successful campaign for trainer Jonathan Sheppard. Under Champion jockey Rosemary Homeister, Jr., Cloudy's Knight raised his career earnings to more than $2.4 million with wins in the Kentucky Cup Turf Stakes [2] and Sycamore Stakes [3] at tracks in Kentucky, a second by a nose in the mile and three-quarter Breeders' Cup Marathon at Santa Anita Park [4], and on December 6, he won in the mile and three-quarter Valedictory Stakes at Woodbine. [5]. In his final race in the year 2009, the 9-year-old took the W. L. McKnight Handicap from Presious Passion who had won it in 2007 & 2008.



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