Crusade (USA)Mr Greeley – La Traviata by Johannesburg | Fee R20 000
Gr1 Middle Park Stakes Connection
- Crusade won Gr1 Middle Park Stakes
- His half-sister by Galileo, Seventh Heaven, winner of Gr1 Irish Oaks
- Half-brother Cristoforo Columbo Gr2 placed and Gr1 placed
- Damsire Johannesburg won Middle Park Stakes
- His dam Myth half sister to Middle Park Stakes winner Minardi
The Coolmore-campaigned CRUSADE won the Gr1 Middle Park Stakes.
- Successful American sire Mr GREELEY
- Multiple stakes winner incl. 2nd Gr1 Breeders Cup Stakes
- Sire of 765 winners 67%; 62 stakes winners, incl 15 Gr1’s
- Earnings over $87-million
- Sire-of-sires: in 2012 & 2013 sons of Mr Greeley produced
- 348 winners and $15.7-million earnings
- Dam La Traviata by Johannesburg
- Stakes winner – Gr3 Victory Ride Stakes
- From only 3 foals, 2 are Gr1 winners.
CRUSADE is a KZN Breeders Syndicate stallion. He has received good support by syndicate members and there are few stallions with better credentials.
His first crop of 18 yearlings averaged R160 000 each at the 2016 National Yearling Sale.
3 Stakes Winners of 4 Stakes Races in 2018
- COVERED IN SNOW – winner of Bauhinia Hcp (L) and Swallow Stakes (L)
- BUTCHIE BOY – winner of Gr3 Zimbabwe Guineas (2018) and 2nd Champagne S. (L) (2017)
- ALFEO – winner of the Dahlia S. (L) and 2nd East Cape Nursery (L)