Crown of Thorns
Classy & Versatile Multiple G2 Winner of $821,693
Crown of Thorns is by Repent out of Crowning Touch by Thunder Gulch
- Undefeated at 3, winning the Robert Lewis S. (G2) in Stakes Record time of 1:40.76 to become the early favorite for the Kentucky Derby (G1).
- Grade 1 performer at 4, 5, and 6; Top-class from 6 furlongs to 1 1/8 miles.
- First or second in six Graded stakes, including runner-up by a nose in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1).
- #1 Older Male on Watchmaker Watch in 2011 after soundly defeating Sidney’s Candy in the Mervyn LeRoy H. (G2).
- $300,000 2-year-old in training purchase; Out of a half-sister to Eclipse Champion and Grade 1 sire SMOKE GLACKEN.
“He’s a special horse. Just a very classy horse to be around, very nice mind. Ton of talent.”
— Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella