Maximus Mischief

First-Crop Yearling Previews: Maximus Mischief

The 2022 class of first-crop yearling sires features a diverse batch of Kentucky-based young stallions, including a pair of Breeders' Cup champions, two sons of reigning top sire Into Mischief, five graded stakes winners at two and five Grade I winners on turf. Throughout the course of the yearling sales season, we will feature a series of freshman sires as their first crop points toward the sales ring. Check out the first few editions of our series here. Buyers will have plenty of opportunity to get a good look at...

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Value Sires for 2022, Part 3: First Yearlings

With the global economy tottering in the Covid headwind, last year a lot of stallion farms went out of their way to help breeders with fee cuts. As a result, as I've previously suggested, the market's remarkable rally since means that the present trading environment represents a pretty historic opportunity. And that particularly applies to the next group in our series, as the first to have absorbed those cuts. (Even last year, it felt as though the rookies had been priced with the usual and necessary opportunism.) Especially because one...

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Maximus Mischief Colt Tops Book 5 Opener

A colt from the first crop of Maximus Mischief (Into Mischief) (Hip 2804) topped the day's trade during the Book 5 opener of Keeneland November Wednesday, bringing $75,000 from Patillo Equine. Consigned by Tim and Nancy Hamlin's Wynnstay Sales, Hip 2804 was bred in Indiana by Deann and Greg Baer DVM. The bay colt is out of the Uncle Mo mare Andapinkcarnation, who is a half to SW Desiraes My Candy (Candy Stripes). "The colt is a first foal out of a mare and he just gets better by the...

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First Foal for Maximus Mischief a Florida-Bred Colt

Maximus Mischief (Into Mischief--Reina Maria, by Songandaprayer), one of three sons of 2020's leading sire on the Spendthrift Farm roster, was represented by his first foal when a colt was born early Saturday, Jan. 9. The bay colt is a Florida-bred out of Rosetta's Gift (Two Step Salsa) and is also the first foal for the mare. "This colt is very nice with a lot of size for a first foal," said Angela Ingenito, who bred both the foal and his dam. "The mare is a maiden and rather plain,...

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Maximus Mischief Gets First Mare In Foal

'TDN Rising Star' Maximus Mischief (Into Mischief), who stands alongside his superstar sire at Spendthrift Farm, has had his first mare confirmed in foal. Spin to Gold (Hard Spun) scanned in foal Feb. 28 for breeder D J Stable at Hidden Brook Farm in Paris, KY. Spin to Gold was a maiden winner at first asking, same as Maximus Mischief. Winner of his first two career starts by a combined 14 3/4 lengths, Maximus Mischief remained unbeaten in the GII Remsen S. and was third in the GII Holy Bull...

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TDN Rising Stars Settling in at Spendthrift

Two 'TDN Rising Stars' have found their way onto the growing stallion roster at Spendthrift Farm. Coal Front (Stay Thirsty) and Maximus Mischief (Into Mischief) earned the 'Rising Star' title in their first and second starts, respectively, and both went on to become graded stakes winners. Both of these new sires will be a part of Spendthrift's Share the Upside program, allowing breeders to have a continued breeding right throughout a stallion's career. Spendthrift's Stallion Sales Manager Mark Toothaker spoke to us about how the two were settling in and...

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