The first foal by Destin was born at Saratoga Glen Farm for breeder Amber Cobb on Jan. 11.
The dark bay colt is the first foal out of the Take Charge Indy mare, Jurere who is from the immediate family of Grade 1 Millionaires Summer Squall, Court Vision and champion A.P. Indy.
A full brother to Grade 1 stakes winning sire Creative Cause, Destin set a new track record in the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby winning by a length going 1:42 4/5 in the 1 1/16 mile Kentucky Derby prep race, defeating Outwork and Brody's Cause. Three months later, he was defeated a nose by Creator in the classic Belmont Stakes. Destin retires with five wins, two seconds and two thirds in 15 starts with earnings of $947,800.
The 5-year-old son of champion sire Giant's Causeway is out of Grade 1-winning millionaire, Dream of Summer who beat Ashado in the G1 Apple Blossom. She is a multiple graded-stakes winning, graded-stakes producing mare with over $2.3 Million in progeny earnings. Destin is also full brother to graded stakes-winning filly Vexatious, as well as half-brother to black type placed producer, Taboo.
Destin stands at Sequel Stallions New York for Gainesway Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Farm and Sequel. Destin was New York's most popular first-crop sire of 2019 by number of mares bred, and he will be available for inspection at the Sequel open house on Jan. 19.
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