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Success Express

Success Express
Sire Hold Your Peace
Dam Au Printemps
Grandsire Speak John
Damsire Dancing Champ
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1985
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Tri Star Stable
Owner Eugene V. Klein
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas
Record 17: 4-2-4
Earnings $835,359
Success Express is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Au Printemps by Hold Your Peace. He was born around 1985 in the United States, and was bred by Tri Star Stable.
Major wins

Sport of Kings Futurity (1987)
Canterbury Juvenile Stakes (1987)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (1987)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 5, 2007

Success Express (foaled 1985 in Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by Tri Star Stable, he was raced by Eugene V. Klein.

Trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee D. Wayne Lukas, at age two Success Express won four of his eight starts. The colt capped off his year with his only Graded Stakes win under jockey Jose Santos in the 1987 Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Hollywood Park Racetrack. Success Express was winless in nine starts at age three with his best result a second in the Grade II Bay Shore Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack.

In 1989, Success Express was retired to stud in Australia and spent two seasons in New Zealand between 1991 and 1993. There, he has sired multiple stakes winning millionaire, Staging, as well as Polar Success whose career earnings were more than $2 million and who was a multiple stakes winner including the Group One Golden Slipper Stakes.



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