Taylor Made Stallions' Horse of the Year Knicks Go (Paynter), a five-time Grade I winner and two-time Breeders' Cup winner, sired his first reported foal when a filly bred by Alex and Kendra Penn was born on Thursday evening, Jan. 12.
Her dam Seeking a Star (Pioneerof the Nile) is a half-sister to 2-year-old SW Miss Interpret (Street Sense), and out of a half-sister to MGISW Paulassilverlining (Ghostzapper), the dam of Artorius (Arrogate), winner of the 2022 Curlin S. at Saratoga.
Victorious in the GI Breeders' Futurity at two, Knicks Go took the 2020 renewal of the GI Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile before adding wins in six graded stakes the following season, including the GI Pegasus World Cup, GI Whitney and GI Breeders' Cup Classic. He retired with 10 of 25 wins and earnings of $9,258,135. His stud fee is $15,000 S&N for 2023.