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Sharp Humor

Sharp Humor
Sire Distorted Humor
Dam Bellona
Grandsire Forty Niner
Damsire Hansel
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2003
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder Patricia Purdy
Owner Purdedel Stable & WinStar Farm
Trainer Dale L. Romans
Record 10: 4-2-1
Earnings $$490,410
Sharp Humor is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Bellona by Distorted Humor. He was born around 2003 in the United States, and was bred by Patricia Purdy.
Major wins
Bertram F. Bongard Stakes (2005)
Sleepy Hollow Stakes (2005)
Swale Stakes (2006)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on May 5, 2009

Sharp Humor is a thoroughbred race horse born April 21, 2003.



Sharp Humor is co-owned by the Purdedel Stable, trained by Dale Romans, and ridden by Mark Guidry. Sharp Humor was bred in New York by Patrica S. Purdy. Just before the running of the Kentucky Derby of 2006, WinStar Farm in Versailles, Kentucky, (where his sire, Distorted Humor stands), acquired a share in him.


Sharp Humor is the son of Distorted Humor out of the mare Bellona. His sire is a son of Forty Niner out of the very influential Mr. Prospector.


Finish Race Distance Track Condition
2nd Hudson Handicap Six furlongs Belmont Park Fast
19th Kentucky Derby One and One-Quarter Miles Churchill Downs Fast
2nd Florida Derby One and One-Eighth Miles Gulfstream Park Fast
1st Swale Stakes Seven Furlongs Gulfstream Park Fast
1st Sleepy Hollow Stakes One Mile Belmont Park Sloppy
1st Bertram F. Bongard Stakes Seven Furlongs Belmont Park Fast
3rd New York Breeders' Futurity Six Furlongs Finger Lakes Fast
4th Allowance Six Furlongs Saratoga Race Course Fast
1st Maiden Five Furlongs Belmont Park Fast

Sharp Humor fractured his knee in the Kentucky Derby and underwent surgery on the 11th of May, 2006 at the Rood and Riddle equine clinic in Lexington. After recovering, he underwent therapeutic swimming at the Kesmark Equine Rehabilitation Center also in Lexington. As of mid-July, Sharp Humor is back in training.



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