I found one of the most comical things that occurred during the Beach's run was some onlookers who thought his career would be tarnished by not going to the Little Brown Jug. With a horse who can pace a sixteenth of a mile faster than any horse living or dead, missing a race is correlated to his history and future about as much as what colour harness he wears. For some evidence of that, it looks like he has attracted the best mares we have in our sport, and whomever could get booked, did so quickly.
In fact his book was filled long before his stud fee was announced. In fact people were coming to us not long after it was announced he would stand at stud back in October.
"I have been with Hanover Shoe Farms for 12 years now and even though you can never predict the potential of a sire, at this early stage he's right up there with the best sires I have seen.
"He's even more popular than Western Ideal and The Panderosa. Niatross is the only other sire I could mention in the same breath as Somebeachsomewhere," Dr Jablonsky said.
It will be fascinating to see how his foals do on the racetrack. One thing for sure: He is getting a chance.