About Unusual Heat

Unusual Heat is widely regarded as the leading sire in the history of California Thoroughbred Racing. In 2016 he is at the top of the
California Sire Standings with over $2.
9 Million in North American earnings. He is the only California stallion with at least $4 million in
earnings in 7 different years doing it consecutively (2008-2014). During that time span he won 6 consecutive California Sire Earnings
Championships (2008-2013). He  finished 2014 by winning his 11th consecutive California Sire Turf Earnings Championship (2004-2014).  
Unusual Heat finished 2008 by setting an all time California record for North American Progeny Earnings with
$5,827,513, and in 2009
became only the 2nd stallion in California history to have progeny earnings of over $5 million twice in a single year.  He holds 3 of the Top 6
All Time California Stallion Earnings Seasons along with 7 of the Top 14. For his career he's sired horses with combined progeny earnings
of over $52.
3 Million, and is the all time leading sire in California in total progeny earnings. He is also the all time leading sire of California
Breds and is the All Time Leading Sire in California in terms of progeny turf earnings.

He is the sire of 5 Stakes Winners in 2016; 2011 Eclipse Award winner, millionaire, 2 time California Champion and 6 time Grade 1 winner
Acclamation; Multiple Grade 1 winner and 3 time California Champion The Usual Q.T..; Grade 1 champion millionaire Unusual Suspect;
Grade 1 winner and Valkyr Trophy winner
Golden Doc A; Grade 2- multiple stakes winner, Valkyr Trophy winner and 2 time California
Champion filly
Lethal Heat; 2011 California 3 Year Old Male Champion and Grade 2 winner Burns; Graded Stakes winners Pretty Unusual
and
Lightmyfirebaby; Grade 2 and 2016 multiple stakes winning filly Cheekaboo;  G1 placed Brushburn, Bel Air Sizzle and Mensa Heat; 2014
Graded Stakes and 2015 stakes winner
Bettys Bambino, 2014 Stakes Winner and Turf Star Lakerville, 2014 Solana Beach Handicap winner
Heat Du Jour
, 2012 California Champion and Multiple Stakes Winner Unusual Heatwave, 2013 California Champion, Grade 2 and Multiple
Stakes Winner
Gervinho, 2016 Sensational Star Stakes, Bertrando Stakes and multiple stakes winner Boozer, 2016 3 year old superstar
multiple stakes winning filly
Pacific Heat, 2016 Stakes winning turf star Majestic Heat, 2015 and 2016 open company stakes winner Central
Heat and many other fine runners.

Unusual Heat is owned by a syndicate led by Madeline Auerbach and Barry Abrams.  
He is pensioned at Harris Farms in Coalinga, CA.
Sire Line
By NUREYEV (1977). Champion in France. Leading sire twice in France, sire of 135 stakes winners, 9 champions,
$79,303,291, including Theatrical (Ire) (champion in U.S., $2,940,036), Miesque (champion 9 times in England, France
and U. S., $2,070,163), Heart Lake (GB) (champion, $1,858,423), Spinning World (champion  4 times, $1,733,529),
Peintre Celebre (European horse of the year, $1,424,686), Soviet Star (champion, $971,695), Sonic Lady (champion in
France, $810,174), Zilzal (champion twice, $657,310), Reams Of Verse (champion, $539,039), Flagbird (champion 3
times, $434,194), etc.
Unusual Heat
Nureyev
Female Line
Out of a mare by Glacial (1966), unraced. Sire of 10 foals, 3 starters, 2 stakes winners: Rossard-Den (champion),
Spring Flower, Mowerinalob, etc. Sire of four producing daughters. Sire of the dam of stakes winner Unusual Heat.  

1st dam
ROSSARD (DEN) (1980 f. by Glacial). Champion 3-year-old in Denmark,  
...............Danish Derby (G1), Swedish Derby (G1), Swedish Oaks (G1), Danish  
...............Oaks (G1), Danish 1000 Guineas (G2), Danish St. Leger (G2). In  
...............U. S., 3 wins at 4, $127,380. Dam of--
.....
UNUSUAL HEAT (c. by Nureyev). Stakes winner, see above.  
.....Dark Albatross (f. by Sheikh Albadou-GB). Winner at 2  in England.  
.....Danish Prospector (f. by Miswaki). Winner at 3, $5,850. Granddam of
...............
THREE'S A CROWD (6 wins at 3 and 4, 2007, $163,008).
.....Dot Dot Dash (f. by Nureyev). Unraced. Dam of--
..........
DASH OF HUMOR (f. by Distorted Humor). 6 wins at 4 and 6, placed  
....................at 7, 2007, $333,549, Kentucky Cup Ladies Turf S., Furl Sail H.,  
....................HBPA H.,2nd Ellis Park.Breeders' Cup Turf S., Jersey Lilly S., 3rd  
....................Truly Bound H.
..........
Two Dot Slew (f. by Evansville Slew). 4 wins at 3 and 7, $288,546,  
....................2nd Wishing Well S., American Beauty S., Dad Turf Classic S.,
....................Wintergreen S.
.....Dance in the Park (c. by Northern Park). Winner at 3, $11,776.

2nd dam
PEAS BLOSSOM (GB) (1968 f. by Midsummer Night). Unraced. Dam of--  
.....
ROSSARD (DEN) (f. by Glacial). Champion, see above.
.....Thurber (c. by Vision). 2 wins at 2 in England.

3rd dam
FAN LIGHT (1956 f. by *Wilwyn). In England, Cherry Hinton S., Red House S.,  
..........2nd Lowther S. Half-sister to *
ST. VINCENT (champion grass horse in
..........U. S.), *ALBORADA 2ND (dam of Fleet and Sweet), CHIAROSCURO.
..........Dam of--  
.....
HICKLETON. Prix Gladiateur (G2), Queen Alexandra S., 2nd Chester Cup,
...............Queen Alexandra S., 3rd Prix Gladiateur (G2), Goodwood Cup S. (G3),
...............Cesarewitch H.
.....
Attic View. Winner at 4 and 5 in England, 2nd Sea Graham Premier Corinthian.
.....
Fax. 2nd Premio Mediteraneo.  
.....Conservatory. Unraced. Dam of--  
..........
CONSERVATOIRE. In France, 3 wins at 4, Prix Panacee, 4th Grand Prix  
....................De Vichy (G3).  
Unusual Heat - The Yearling
Unusual Heat w/Craig Allen
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