NZ $9,000 + GST

(AU N/A)

p2, 1:51.2f; p3, 1:50.8f; p4, 1:49.4 $3,085,083
Abercrombie - Miss Elvira by Albatross

  • Champion racehorse and champion sire
  • Renowned Sire of Sires and an Exceptional broodmare sire
  • Sire of SEVENTEEN MILLIONAIRES and 47 in 1:50 or faster
  • Downunder the sire of recent MULTIPLE GROUP 1 winners GUARANTEED and TWIST AND TWIRL
Silent Majority Bergdorf
Henry T Adios Hobby Horse Tar
Adios Greer Hanover
Tar Heel Wilellen
Duane Hanover Princess Best
Knight Dream Dorsh Hanover
The Widower Princess Chief
Miss Elvira
Albatross Ladalia Hanover
Meadow Skipper Voodoo Hanover
Dale Frost Countess Vivian
Dancer Hanover Vibrant Hanover
Columbia George Lady Kacne
Good Time Mitzi Eden
Duane Hanover Lady Lunken
Maternal Family

Sire Line

Abercrombie - Outstanding Sire of Champion Stallions

An outstanding pacer Abercrombie took marks of 1:56 at 2 yrs; 1:54.6 at 3 yrs & 1:53 as a 4YO in an era when the 1:55 mark was the barrier to beat, on his way to earning $984,391 in stakes. He won 36 races in 3 seasons of racing including 22 races as a three year old.

Abercrombie is the sire of the wnrs of over $158,000,000 with his last crop being foaled in 2001. He left 1129 2:00 wnrs, 417 in 1:55 & 7 in 1:50, an amazing figure considering his first crop hit the ground in 1981 - and 466 of his offspring earned more than $100,000, 12 of them millionaires.

He is the sire of champion stallions such as Artsplace p4, 1:49.4 $3,085,083, Life Sign p3, 1:50.6 $1,912,454 1:50 Sire & Albert Albert p3, 1:52.2 $1,237,070 1:52 Sire; fillies such as Anniecrombie p, 1:52.6 $1,414,477; Leah Alamahurst p3, 1:52.6 $1,053,201 & Celebrity Girl p3, 1:52.2 $535,726 & others such as Goliath Bayama p, 1:48.2 $1,503,428; Armbro Emerson p4, TT1:51.8 $1,472,950; Dontgetinmyway p, 1:50.4 $1,413,550; Armbro Dallas p3, 1:52.6 $1,401,201, etc.

Dam Line

Miss Elvira p2, 2:00.2f $1,800 - Albatross from Ladalia Hanover by Columbia George

The dam of 14 foals with her first 12 all taking sub 2:00 records ... 7 in 1:55 incl. Artsplace p4, 1:49.4 $3,085,083; Perfect Son p3, 1:50.4 $625,050; Chill Factor p3, 1:52.8 1:55 Sire; Stand Together p3, 1:53 Sire; Gothic Lady (f) p3, 1:53.2 $486,047; Legend Seeker p, 1:54.2f  etc...

Miss Elvira is rated by Standardbred Canada as the third most successful broodmare of all time based on total earnings by her offspring.

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As a 2YO, Artsplace was voted USTA 2YO Pacing Colt of the Year & won the Breeders Crown, elim & Final Metro Stk, elim & Final Governor's Cup, Hanover Hempt Stk, Nassagaweya Stk, Arden Downs, etc. He finished second in the Fox Stk, Champlain Stk & elim Presidential Stk.

At 3 yrs Artsplace won the Adios Stk, Tompkins Geers, Kentucky Sires Stk, American National Stk, Terrapin Stk, elim & Final Dancer Memorial, elim Meadowlands Pace, Gaines Memorial, etc, & finished 2nd in the Meadowlands Pace, Tattersalls Pace, Cleveland Classic, Bluegrass Series & third in the Prix d'Ete.

As a 4YO he was voted the 1992 USTA Horse Of The Year when he was unbeaten in 16 starts & won the American National Stk, Canadian Pacing Derby, 2 legs & Final US Pacing Chsp, Senior Jug, leg & Final Driscoll Series, etc.

Artsplace was rated one of the greatest racehorses of all time & when he retired he was the Second Richest Pacer of All Time.  


From limited Australasian bred runners to date, Artsplace has left 89 winners, 17 $100,000 eanrers incl:

GUARANTEED p3, 1:55.8 $303,475. At 2, wnr G1 Vicbred Super Series Final, G2 Tatlow Stks, G3 Rod Fitzpatrick Memorial, Youthful Stks. At 3, won G1 Vicbred Super Series Final, G3 Victoria Sires Classic, 2nd G1 Victoria Derby. (Totally Ruthless)
TWIST AND TWIRL (f) p3, 1:55.9 $297,793. At 3, wnr G1 Northern Oaks, G1 Sires Stakes Fillies Championship, Heat Nevele R Fillies Series, 2nd G1 NZ Oaks, G1 Aus Breeders Crown Final. (Jenna's Beach Boy)
FLIGHTPATH p3, 1:58.9 $290,684 12 wins to date. At 2 wnr G1 AUS Breeders Crown Final, Listed Youthful Stakes, AUS Breeders Crown Semi, 2nd G1 Kevin Seymour Nursery Final (Stature
VERANJEE p, 1:55.3 $235,039. Aged, wnr G3 Stawell Pacing Cup, Listed Rising Stars Pace Final. (Classic Gary)
STRIKE UP THE BAND p, AU1:52.0 $201,159 18 wins to date. At 2, wnr Sires Stakes heat, 2nd Grp 3 Cardigan Bay Stakes, 3rd PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales Graduate Pace. (Mister Hanover II)
CARPENTERS DAUGHTER (f) p3, 1:56.9 $178,323. At 2, 3rd Listed PGG Wrightson Yearling Sales Series 2YO Fillies Final. At 3, wnr Nevele R Fillies Series Heat, 2nd G1 Northern Oaks, 3rd Listed PGG Wrightson Yearling Sales Series 3YO Fillies Final. (Falcon Seelster
p, 1:58.6 $170,404 21 AUS wins to date. At 2 wnr Tatlow Stakes, AUS Breeders Crown heat. (Holmes Hanover)
HARLEY EARL p3, 1:55.3 $146,184 10 wins to date. At 4, 2nd G3 Methven Cup, 3rd G1 4YO Emerald, G1 NZ Messenger Championship, G2 Superstars 4YO Chamionship. (Badlands Hanover)
DOUGS PLACE p, 1:56.6 $141,036 18 wins to date. (Torado Hanover)
SIR ARTSPLACE p3, 1:56.0 $134,082 12 NZ/AUS wins to date. At 4, wnr Golden Nugget Consolation. (Falcon Seelster) )
MANHATTAN RUSTY p3, 1:56.7 $114,852 9 wins to date. (Falcon Seelster)
EXOTIC LOVER (f) p2, 1:59.5 $110,336 2 wins & 2 places from 5 2yo starts so far. Winner of the Listed PGG Wrightson NZ Yearling Sales Series 2YO Fillies Final, heat Sires Stakes, 2nd Group 1 Magness Benrow NZ Sires Stakes Fillies Championship. (In The Pocket)
FEELS LIKE MAGIC p, 1:56.1 $105,748 10 wins to date. (Jenna's Beach Boy)DOLLY WOULD (f & T) t3, 2:01.6 $60,993 6 wins to date. At 2, 2nd G3 NZ Trotting Stks. At 3, wnr G1 NSW Trotters Oaks, 2nd G2 NZ 3YO Trotters Championship. (Rustler Hanover)

From 14 crops of racing age, Artsplace has firmly cemented himself as a champion sire of superstars & an outstanding sire of sires.

To date his offspring have won $148,000,000 with 1123 in 2:00, 636 in 1:55 & 44 in 1:50 incl.

Art Major p4, 1:48.8 $2,727,224 USTA Pacer of the Year, dual Breeders Crown Champion,
Cane Pace, Hoosier Cup, Confederation Cup, Canadian Pacing Derby, US Pacing Chsp, etc.
Glowing Report (f) p5, 1:49.4 $1,992,269 to date. Three Diamond Stks, International Stallion Stks, Champlain Stks, Bluegrass Stks, elim/Final Jugette, Final Milton Stks.
Worldly Beauty (f) p4, 1:49.6 $1,900,255 Three Diamonds Stks, Fan Hanover Stks, Great Lady
Pace, Glen Garnsey Memorial, Lady Liberty Stk; 2nd 3YO Breeders Crown.
Galleria (f) p4, 1:49.2 $1,814,453 USTA Aged Mare of the Year, Breeders Crown Champion
2YO NJSS, Mistletoe Shalee, Shady Daisy Pace, Breeders Filly Final, etc.
Grinfromeartoear p3, 1:50.2 $1,746,009 Breeders Crown, Woodrow Wilson, Metro Stk, Jug
Preview, Matron Stk, Bluegrass Series, Tattersalls Pace, elim Meadowlands Pace. Sire.
Whosurboy p, 1:49.0 $1,633,394.
Sportswriter p3, 1:48.6 $1,566,460. Metro Pace, North America Cup. 2YO US Colt Pacer of the Year
Artiscape p3, 1:49.6 $1,469,461 USTA 3YO Colt of the Year, 2&3YO Breeders Crown's,
Tattersalls Pace, Simcoe Stk, Provincial Cup, American National Stk. 1:50 Sire
Steinam's Place (f) p3, 1:50.8 $1,402,301 USTA 3YO Filly of the Year, Breeders Crown
Champ, Mistletoe Shalee, Sweetheart Pace, Helen Dancer Mem, Jugette, Glen Garnsey Mem
Astreos p3, 1:49.6 $1,062,594 Little Brown Jug, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Hoosier Cup. 1:52 Sire
Dream Away p3, 1:50.0 $1,342,071 International Stallion Stks, elim/Final Meadowlands Pace. Sire
Arturo p3, 1:51.4 $1,298,491 Lou Babic Mem, New Jersey Classic, Provincial Cup, Little Brown Jug Preview
Armbro Amoretto (f) p3, 1:50.2 $1,285,744 Breeders Crown Champ, Mistletoe Shalee Pace,
Bluegrass Stk, Simcoe Stk, 3 New Jersey SS, elim Fan Hanover, Champlain Stk.

Having done an outstanding job as a sire, Artsplace is now securing a place for himself as a champion Broodmare Sire with earnings of over $153,000,000 to date, 1232 in 2:00 & 677 in 1:55.

He is the damsire of such pacers as Artistic Fella p3, 1.48.0 $2,604,855 (Pacific Fella); Well Saidp3, 1:47.6 $2,569,342 (Western Hanover); Southwind Tempo (m) p, 1:48.6 $2,281,487 (Bettor's Delight); If I Can Dreamp3, 1:49.8 $1,990,276 (Western Hanover); Badlands Nitro p3, 1:50.0 $1,597,638 (Badlands Hanover); Kenneth J p3, 1:49.6 $1,562,007 (Bettor's Delight); Foiled Again p, 1:48.6 $1,547,183 (Dragon Again); Vintage Master p, 1:48.2 $1,509,728 (Western Ideal); Tigerama p, 1:49.2 $1,463,827 (Village Jiffy); Chancey Lady (m) p, 1:49.8 $1,418,687 (Camluck); Metropolitan p3, 1:50.2 $1,175,630 (The Panderosa); Western Terror p3, 1:48.6 $1,164,174 2004 3YO Breeders Crown (Western Hanover); Leading X Ample p4, 1.48.4 $1,149,279 (The Panderosa) etc...

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