|Damsire||Avenue of Flags|
|Trainer||Saeed bin Suroor|
Del Mar Futurity (2008)Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (2008)
|American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt for 2008|
Two weeks before his run in the Breeders' Cup, Midshipman was sold to Darley Stable and as part of the sales agreement was transferred to trainer Saeed bin Suroor after the race.
The colt was a leading contender for the 2009 Triple Crown but fell off due to a 'soft tissue injury.'
Midshipman made his 3 year old debut in an allowance optional claiming race on Sept 18 at Belmont Park, which marked his first start on traditional dirt. He won by 31⁄2 lengths over co-favorite Just Ben.
Midshipman also ran in 2009's Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile, where he finished 3rd to the longest shot in the race, Farthest Land.
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