|Grandsire||Hail To Reason|
|Breeder||H. Joseph Allen|
|Trainer||D. Wayne Lukas|
|Dynaformer is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Andover Way by Roberto. He was born around 1985 in the United States, and was bred by H. Joseph Allen.|
Jersey Derby (1988)|
Discovery Handicap (1988)
Lucky Draw Stakes (1988)
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
|Last updated on August 22, 2008|
Dynaformer (foaled April 1, 1985) is a thoroughbred stallion, currently standing at stud at Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky. Sired by Epsom Derby winner Roberto out of Andover Way (by His Majesty), Dynaformer's pedigree includes some legendary names: Nashua, Ribot, Bull Lea, Blue Larkspur, Nearco, and Johnstown among others.
Bred by Joseph Allen and owned by Paul Lynn, his trainer, D. Wayne Lukas, said Dynaformer "was the most difficult horse I ever trained." Dynaformer started in 30 races, winning 7 of them, placing in 5, and coming in third twice. His career earnings amount to $671,207. At three years of age, he won the Grade II Jersey Derby, the Grade II Discovery Handicap, the Lucky Draw Stakes. He placed in the General George Stakes and the Grade II Gallant Fox Handicap. At four, he was third in the Grade II Dixie Handicap.
As a sire
But it's as a stallion that his fame rests. Dynaformer has been a top sire four times in the last five years, and Number One in 2005. His current stud fee is $150,000 per live foal.
Dynaformer sired Barbaro, who won the Kentucky Derby in 2006. He has also sired Mystery Giver and Perfect Drift, the latter is Dynaformer's biggest money earner by far. He also sired grass horse Lucarno, the winner of the G1 British Classic, the St. Leger Stakes.
Dynaformer is also versatile, numbering among his get McDynamo, the five-time winner of the Grade I Breeders' Cup Grand National Steeplechase. His best fillies to date are Riskaverse, Film Maker, and Dynaforce.