Jimmy Freight Retired From Racing To Stand Stud

Jimmy Freight
Published: January 22, 2024 12:15 pm EST

Iron horse and proven sire Jimmy Freight has been retired from racing and will have a new home for the 2024 breeding season, standing at Tara Hills Stud in Ontario.

Over a six-year racing career, Jimmy Freight earned more than $1.9 million and took his lifetime mark of 1:48s at age seven winning the $100,000 Mohawk Gold Cup, a race he won twice -- in 2019 and 2022.  At age two and three, Jimmy Freight was a multiple Ontario Sires Stakes Gold division winner and he won the $225,000 OSS Super Final at age three. He went five-for-five in the OSS as a sophomore and took home the O’Brien Award as Canada’s Three-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year. From 85 lifetime starts, he finished his racing career with a record reading 37-18-14.

Jimmy Freight’s first crop raced in 2023. From 24 foals, he had 15 starters with two earning more than $100,000, including Resilience p,2, 1:52s-’23 ($153,616), an OSS Gold winner and the $100,000 Jimmy Freight Stakes final winner, and Cowboy Cargo ($102,032), the Jimmy Freight Stakes runner-up and a fourth-place finisher, off by two lengths, in the $300,000 OSS Super Final.

Jimmy Freight is Sportswriter’s fastest and richest son. He will stand at Tara Hills Stud for $3,000. Ontario mares only. Contact the farm for more details at 905-985-7770 or [email protected].

(With files from Tara Hills Stud)

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