- Grand Minstrel -- a 16.2-hand grey horse foaled in 2005, is the stakes-Winning son of leading sire Grand Slam by Gone West!
- Grand Minstrel is the winner of the Capote Stakes and is by internationally renowned sire Grand Slam ($971K), winner of the GRI Champagne Stakes, GRII Peter Pan and 2nd Breeder's Cup Sprint. Grand Slam is the sire of 53 Stakes Winners, including Cajun Beat (Breeder's Cup Sprint), Lime House (Brooklyn Handicap GR!!), Strong Hope, and is by sire of sires Gone West!
- Grand Minstrel is out of multiple-graded Stakes Winner and Stakes Producer Colonial Minstrel, his 2nd dam is the Irish 2-year-old champion, Minstrella, the dam of graded Stakes Winner Minidar and Stakes Winner Unrestrained, Colonial Minstrel ($546K), Shuvee Handicap GRII, Humanna Distaff GRIII.
- Grand Minstrel has an outstanding pedigree, with the size, conformation, and racing prowess to become an exceptional sire! Grand Opportunities await your mares!
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[caption id="attachment_67" align="aligncenter" width="504"] Grand Minstrel[/caption] A precocious five-year-old turned in a powerful performance to win the Capote Stakes by a widening 5 lengths in December 2007. Grand Minstrel is the #4 first crop sire of the Southwest region. Colorado's leading first crop sire including 3 Stakes horses, 2 Stakes Winners, Fast Pull CTBA and Silver Cup Filly Division, FastAndFurious CTBA futurity. Grand Minstrel has an exceptional pedigree, A+++ biomechanics, conformation, size, and racing prowess to become and exceptional sire! Grand Minstrel, out of multiple-graded Stakes-Winning mare Colonial Minstrel by Pleasant Colony, is a half-brother to Stakes Winner Storm Minstrel and Stakes-Placed Ziegfeld. His 2nd dam is Irish 2-year-old champion Minstrella. The dam of graded Stakes Winner Minidar and Stakes Winner Unrestrained!