AMERICAN IDEAL: p,2,1:55.1f; 3,1:47.4 ($786,055)
(Western Ideal - Lifetime Success by Matt's Scooter)
Date of Birth: 2002
Stud Fee: $7,500
Standing At: Blue Chip Farms, LLC.
Street Address: 807 Hoagerburgh Rd.
City, State, Zip Code: Wallkill, NY 12589
Telephone Number: 845-895-3930 EX 14
Fax Number: 845-895-2110
Blue Chip Bred-Raised-Sold "Sunfire Blue Chip" Retires to Stud 12/17/2014 Sunfire Blue Chip, a four-year-old son of American Ideal, retires with $917,374 in earnings and several stakes titles to his credit, including this year's revitalized Prix d'Ete in Quebec. As a sophomore, the Jimmy Takter-trained horse captured the Adios elimination and final, an elimination of the Messenger (second, by a head, in the final), the Tattersalls, Empire Breeders Classic elimination (second in final), Hempt elim (third, by a half length in final) among other victories.
Blue Chip Stallion Offspring claim 6 of 8 NYSS Championships! 11/12/2014 Crazed's "Gural Hanover" was named the NYSS three-year-old male trotter of the year, USTA District 8 three-year-old male trotter of the year and the overall District 8 horse of the year. Bettor's Delight's Blue Chip Bred, Raised, Sold "Mosquito Blue Chip" with NYSS earnings of $240,553 awarded 2YO Filly Pace Champion. BD's "All Bets Off" 3YO Colt Pace Champ, American Ideal's "It Was Facination" 3YO Filly Pace Champ, Crazed's "Crazy Wow" 2YO Colt Trot Champ, Art Major's "Cartoon Daddy" 2YO Colt Pace Champ.
American Ideal's "Hes Watching" wins 2YO Male Pacer of the Year! 02/26/2014 Hes Watching was undefeated in eight starts last year, including the New York Sire Stakes Championship, and equalled the world record of 1:52.2 for two-year-old colt pacers on a half-mile track. He is owned by trainer David Menary, Brad Gray and Michael Guerriero and was driven primarily by Jim Morrill Jr.
Bob Marks: American Ideal colt sparks interest in his family 11/29/2013 Blue Chip Farms bought a mare for $9,000 and sold her first foal for $160,000 while the another farm bought a mare for $6,200 and wound up reselling her and her just weaned baby for the sum total of $200,000. All this happened because an overlooked $3,000 yearling evolved into the undefeated World and New York Sires Stakes champion He's Watching.
Blue Chip has 3 Sales Toppers at Harrisburg! 11/06/2013 "Mohegan Blue Chip"(Somebeachsomewhere-Casino Miss) was sold for $215,000 "Migrate Blue Chip"(Rock N Roll Heaven-Gro) was sold for $180,000 & "Mullet Blue Chip"(American Ideal-Babe Watching) was sold for $160,000.
American Ideal's 2014 Stud Fee Set 10/24/2013 He led all pacing sires at the recent Lexington Selected Sale in percentage of yearling average increase from 2012 to 2013, with his yearling average up 35 percent over last year. Those were led by his filly MTV Blue Chip, who sold for $145,000.
Heston Blue Chip Nov 'Horse of the Month' 12/06/2012 The son of American Ideal has been nearly perfect as of late in some big races, and a sweep of the recent Progress Pace, in the prep and final, has resulted in his being selected Horse of the Month for November by the U.S. Trotting Association.
Heston Blue Chip takes Matron in all-age track record 12/02/2012 Heston Blue Chip continued at the top of his game, overwhelming an all-star group of 3-year-old male pacers in an all-age track record time of 1:48 to win the $176,663 Matron final on Sunday (Dec. 2) at Dover Downs.
Heston Blue Chip wins the Progress Pace Preview 11/11/2012 A 1:49.3 victory by Heston Blue Chip in the Progress Pace Preview and several longshot wins among seven Matron Stakes Previews marked the Veteran's Day, Sunday, Nov. 11 card at Dover Downs.
American Jewel rallies to Breeders Crown triumph 10/27/2012 Favored American Jewel, with Tim Tetrick at the controls, took over from Economy Terror in early stretch and went on to a 1-1/4 length win over a closing Shelliscape in the $500,000 Breeders Crown 3-year-old filly pace on Saturday (Oct. 27) at Woodbine Racetrack.
Bettor B Lucky, Heston Blue Chip win Empire Classics 08/12/2013 Bettor B Lucky who lived up to her name when she upset the heavily favored Takter entry of American Jewel and Romantic Moment to win the filly division of the Empire Breeders Classic. Heston Blue Chip, undefeated in New York Sire Stakes action this year, continued his dominance while breaking his own track record to win the colt final.