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Sire Aptitude
Dam Wolfer
Grandsire A. P. Indy
Damsire Wolf Power
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2003
Country United States
Color Gray
Breeder Nursery Place & Partners
Owner Lawana and Robert Low
Trainer Daniel Pietz
Record 14: 3-3-3
Earnings $635,746
Steppenwolfer is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Wolfer by Aptitude. He was born around 2003 in the United States, and was bred by Nursery Place & Partners.
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 10, 2007

Steppenwolfer (foaled March 16, 2003 in Kentucky) is an American thoroughbred stallion racehorse. He was sired by Aptitude, who in turn was the son of the 1992 U.S. Horse of the Year and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, A.P. Indy, out of the mare, Wolfer.

He was a possible contender for the Triple Crown in 2006, but fell short by finishing third to Barbaro in the Kentucky Derby..

Steppenwolfer has been seen racing in Steeplechase races in the 2009 season..


Steppenwolfer is owned by Robert and Lawana Low. He is trained by Daniel Pietz and is ridden by Robby Albarado. He was bred in Kentucky by Nursery Place & Partners. He was first owned by two very successful horseman John Mayer the owner of Nursery Place Farm and his wife's brother Happy Broadbent. He was walked as a yearling by the two sons of John Mayer, Griffin the older of the two and Walker the younger, and then sold as a two year old for $25,000.


Finish Race Distance Track Condition
3rd Kentucky Derby One and a quarter miles (Dirt) Churchill Downs Fast
2nd Arkansas Derby
3rd Rebel Stakes One and One-Sixteenth Miles Oaklawn Park Fast
2nd Southwest Stakes One Mile Oaklawn Park Fast
1st Allowance One Mile Oaklawn Park Good
1st Allowance Optional Claiming One and One-Sixteenths Mile Fair Grounds Race Course at Louisiana Downs Fast
3rd Allowance Optional Claiming One and One-Sixteenths Miles Fair Grounds Race Course at Louisiana Downs Fast
1st Maiden Seven Furlongs Aqueduct Racetrack Fast
5th Maiden Six Furlongs (Turf) Belmont Park Good



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