Sinister Minister (horse)

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Sinister Minister
Sire Old Trieste
Grandsire A.P. Indy
Dam Sweet Minister
Damsire The Prime Minister
Sex Ridgling
Foaled 2003
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Owens
Owner Lanni Family Trust, Mercedes Stb. & Schiappa
Trainer Bob Baffert
Record 13: 2-2-2
Earnings $541,826
Major wins
Blue Grass Stakes (2006)
Last updated on April 14, 2007

Sinister Minister is a thoroughbred race horse. As a foal born on March 29, 2003, he was a possible contender for the Triple Crown in 2006.


Sinister Minister is owned by the Lanni Family Trust and trained by Bob Baffert. He's often been ridden by Victor Espinoza.

Sinister Minister was bred in Kentucky by Mr & Mrs. Michael L. Owens. By Old Trieste, his dam is Sweet Minister by The Prime Minister.

Stud career[edit]

Sinister Minister was retired to stud in 2008 and stands at the Arrow Stud in Japan.[1]


Finish Race Distance Track Condition
2nd Allowance Seven Furlongs Santa Anita Park Fast
4th Windy Sands Handicap One Mile Del Mar Racetrack Fast
16th Kentucky Derby One and a Quarter Miles (Dirt) Churchill Downs Fast
1st Blue Grass Stakes One and One-Eighth Miles Keeneland Race Course Fast
2nd California Derby One and One-Sixteenth Miles Golden Gate Fields Fast
6th San Vicente Stakes Seven Furlongs Santa Anita Park Fast
1st Maiden Claiming Five and One-Half Furlongs Santa Anita Park Fast
5th Maiden Five and One-Half Furlongs Santa Anita Park Wet Fast


  1. ^ "Sinister Minister at Stud in Japan". Retrieved 11 May 2011.