AUDUBON WOOD, 2016 16h chestnut gelding
Located at a farm in Mendon, NY
Woody is described by the H/J trainer who is restarting him as charming, super sweet, sound, and with an easy going great temperament. He also describes Woody as an easy keeper who gets along well with others in turnout, and as an eager pupil who is quickly adapting to learning new things. Woody last raced in December 2020, so he is fully eligible for the 2021 RRP. He had 23 starts, but after breaking his maiden he didn’t find the winner’s circle again, so his owner realized his heart was no longer in the racing game, and that he would be better suited for a new sport horse career. His owner says he retired completely sound from the track, and never had any issues. He has the quiet temperament, flashy good looks, and movement to stand out in the hunter ring, but with his fabulous sport horse pedigree he is also an exciting prospect for eventing or any new discipline. His sire is Munnings, who is from the Speightstown/Gone West sire line and out of a Holy Bull mare. His dam is by Honour and Glory, who is by Relaunch, and she is out of a Danzig line mare. Woody has been lightly restarted with ground work and a few under saddle rides. From the outset, he stood politely at the mounting block, and has been ridden by a teenager. He is reported to have a light, smooth way of going, and to be a good learner. Act fast to bring this flashy charmer into your life, since the price is likely to go up as he gets more retraining.
Price: $5500 negotiable
Contact: Michael Celso 585-629-8115 (trainer at farm where Woody can be seen by appointment) or Scott Durgan 585-301-6138 (owner)(call as back up if Mr. Celso is not available)