Limehouse (horse)

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SireGrand Slam
GrandsireGone West
DamDixieland Blues
DamsireDixieland Band
CountryUnited States
BreederCheryl A. Curtin
OwnerDogwood Stable
TrainerTodd Pletcher
Record21: 7-2-3
Major wins
Bashford Manor Stakes (2003)
Hutcheson Stakes (2004)
Tampa Bay Derby (2004)
Alysheba Stakes (2005)
Brooklyn Handicap (2005)
Last updated on September 21, 2007

Limehouse (foaled February 26, 2001 in Florida) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Campaigned by W. Cothran Campbell's Dogwood Stable and trained by leading trainer Todd Pletcher, the chestnut son of popular sire Grand Slam was purchased at the Fasig-Tipton sale (August 2002) as a yearling for $140,000.


During his racing career, Limehouse won 7 of 21 starts, including the 2003 Bashford Manor Stakes (Grade 3), the 2004 Hutcheson Stakes (Grade 2), the 2004 Tampa Bay Derby (Grade 3), and the 2005 Brooklyn Handicap (Grade 2). He also ran 3rd in the 2004 Blue Grass Stakes (Grade 1) and was 4th behind Smarty Jones in the 2004 Kentucky Derby at 42/1 odds.

Race Record[edit]

Finish Race Distance Track Beyer
6th Breeders' Cup Mile One Mile (Turf) Belmont Park 105
5th Kelso Breeders' Cup Handicap One Mile (Turf) Belmont Park 106
5th Whitney Handicap One and One-Eighth Miles Saratoga 91
5th Hollywood Gold Cup One and One-Fourth Miles Hollywood Park 96
1st Brooklyn Handicap One and One-Eighth Miles Belmont Park 112
1st Alysheba Stakes One and One-Sixteenth Miles Churchill Downs 102
5th Oaklawn Handicap One and One-Eighth Miles Oaklawn Park 96
2nd New Orleans Handicap One and One-Eighth Miles Fair Grounds 108
4th Sunshine Millions Classic One and One-Eighth Miles Gulfstream Park 103
2nd Mr. Prospector Handicap Six Furlongs Gulfstream Park 100
6th Ohio Derby One and One-Eighth Miles Thistledown 75
4th Kentucky Derby One and One-Fourth Miles Churchill Downs 95
3rd Blue Grass Stakes One and One-Eighth Miles Keeneland Race Course 100
1st Tampa Bay Derby One and One-Sixteenth Miles Tampa Bay Downs 100
1st Hutcheson Stakes Seven Furlongs Gulfstream Park 99
3rd Breeders' Futurity Stakes One and One-Sixteenth Miles Keeneland Race Course 90
5th Hopeful Stakes Seven Furlongs Saratoga 74
3rd Saratoga Special Stakes Six and One-Half Furlongs Saratoga 79
1st Bashford Manor Stakes Six Furlongs Churchill Downs 86
1st Juvenile Stakes Five Furlongs Churchill Downs 92
1st Maiden Special Weight Four and One-Half Furlongs Keeneland Race Course N/A


Limehouse was retired sound after running 6th in the Breeders' Cup Mile in 2005 and began his stud duties at Vinery in Lexington, Kentucky for a fee of $17,500 for a single live cover breeding. His first crop began racing in 2009. He is currently standing at O'Sullivan Farms in Charles Town, WV for a fee of $2,500 for a live foal breeding.

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