Classic Card Shark to stand at Winbak of Del.
November 15, 2018
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Winbak Farm of Delaware is proud to announce that Classic Card Shark p,3,1:53.2z; 1:52.1, a full brother to Bettor's Delight and Roll With Joe, will be standing in Delaware in 2019. Classic Card Shark is also a half-brother to Horse of the Year No Pan Intended.
Classic Card Shark sold at Harrisburg for $240,000. His racing career was plagued by misfortune (including injury and sickness).
Classic Card Shark's dam, Classic Wish p,2,1:58f; 3,T1:52 ($436,273), is in the Harness Racing Hall of Fame for her successful production record. She is the dam of three millionaires, Bettor's Delight p,2,1:51.3s; 3,1:49.4 ($2,581,461); Roll With Joe p,2,1:53.1s; 3,1:48.2 ($1,805,607); and No Pan Intended p,2,1:55s; 3,1:50.3 ($1,581,735). She also produced Classic Star, who is the dam of Blue Moon Stride p,2,1:53f; 3,1:49.2; 1:48.4s ($1,174,507). She is also the grand-dam of Sintra p,3,1:49.3s; 1:47.2 ($826,793).
Classic Card Shark is a proven sire of stakes winners. His prodigy include Much Adoo p,2,Q1:58.4s; 3,1:53.3s; 1:49.4s ($270,759), King Royalty p,2,1:54.1s; 3,1:52f; 1:51f ($254,176), and Ride Away Shark p,2,1:53s; 3,1:52.1s; 1:50.1s ($252,038).
From limited opportunity, Classic Card Shark is the sire of nine who have earned $100,000-plus. In addition, 91.7 percent of Classic Card Shark's starters have winning records.
"Classic Card Shark was the best looking, most expensive colt I have ever sold out of Classic Wish," said Joe Thomson, Winbak Farm owner. "He has the bloodlines and the looks to be a phenomenal stallion."
Classic Card Shark is a proven cross with Artiscape, Artsplace, Astreos, Badlands Hanover, Cammibest, Die Laughing, Dream Away, Jate Lobell, Life Sign, Magical Mike, Matt's Scooter, Royal Mattjesty, Rustler Hanover, Sportsmaster and Three Wizzards mares.
"We are excited to bring a Hall of Fame pedigree to Delaware," said Garrett Bell, general manager. "Classic Card Shark will be a great cross for the multiple Artsplace and Western Hanover line mares in Delaware."
Classic Card Shark will be standing for $3,500. For more information, contact Winbak Farm at (410) 885-3059 or visit http://www.winbakfarm.com/. (Winbak Farm)