Who is Invasor? Invasor was the Top rated Horse in the World in 2006. He was U.S. Horse of the Year in 2006. He was Top Rated Horse in the World until retirement in 2007. He is the Sire to both our Pennsylvania and New York offering. Invasor was unquestionably one of the best racehorses in the world over the past ten years. One could argue the case for him being the best racehorse in the past ten years. What did he do? Invasor won 11 of 12 lifetime races and earned $7.8 million dollars. He raced in 9 Grade 1 races world-wide, winning all nine. From May of 2006 to March of 2007 he won 6 Grade 1 races at 6 different racetracks. Horses left in his wake included: Bernardini, Discreet Cat, Premium Tap, Lawyer Ron, Sun King, Flower Alley, Lava Man, Perfect Drift, George Washington, Suave, David Junior, Wilko, Wanderin Boy, West Virginia, AP Arrow. He was rated Best Horse in the World. He was voted U.S. Horse of the Year.
Here is a closer look at Invasor’s last 6 races.
May 19, 2006: Travelled to Pimlico Racetrack and won the G1 Pimlico Special with a 108 Beyer.
July 1, 2006: Travelled to Belmont Park and won the G1 Suburban H. with a 111 Beyer.
August 5, 2006: Travelled to Saratoga Racetrack and won the G1 Whitney H. with a 113 Beyer.
November 4, 2006: Travelled to Churchill Downs and won the G1 Breeders’ Cup Classic with a 116 Beyer.
February 3, 2007: Travelled to Gulfstream Park and won the G1 Donn H. with a 109 Beyer.
March 31, 2007: Travelled to Dubai and won the G1 Dubai World Cup in the 2nd fastest running of that race. (Beyer ratings not given for that race.)
Think of this. Invasor won at 6 different tracks against the best horses in the U.S. and the world. He won on 6 varieties of dirt surfaces. He overcame the rigors of travel. He overcame not only his opponents but any of the bad racing luck that came his way. Only a great racehorse can do these things.