Hes Watching New To Delaware In 2022

Published: October 26, 2021 12:32 pm EDT

Winbak Farm of Delaware has announced Hes Watching will stand stud in Delaware for the 2022 breeding season.

Hes Watching was the 2013 USHWA Dan Patch Award winner for two-year-old pacing colts. At two, Hes Watching was undefeated and set world records on a half, five-eighths and a mile track.

“In my opinion, Hes Watching’s most impressive race was his Meadowlands Pace victory when he won in 1:46.4 and had a last quarter of :25.3,” said Jack Burke of Winbak Farm. “This victory matched the all-age world record and made him the fastest three-year-old to ever win at The Meadowlands.”

At three, he won the Empire Breeders Classic elimination and final, Meadowlands Pace elimination and final, and a division of the Somebeachsomewhere Stakes. He was second in a Bluegrass Series division, Cane Pace final, and North America Cup elimination (third in the final).

“He’s probably one of the fastest horses I’ve ever driven,” said Tim Tetrick. “The day he won the Meadowlands Pace, he was shot out of a rocket.”

Hes Watching is fondly remembered for his speed by his trainer as well.

“Hes Watching had indescribable speed and showed it on every size track,” said trainer David Menary.

Hes Watching’s stakes winners are led by 2020 O’Brien Award winner Tattoo Artist, p, 2, 1:52s; 3, 1:48.2s; 1:47.1 -'21 ($1,127,984).

“Tattoo Artist has a sub-1:50 record on a mile, seven-eighths, five-eighths and a half-mile,” said co-owner Eric Cherry of Let It Ride Stables. “His versatility has made me into a believer of Hes Watching.”

Cherry has high hopes for the progeny of Hes Watching.

“Once I experienced the pleasure and thrills of owning Tattoo Artist and watching his performances on all size racetracks, I had to get involved with owning a share of his sire and breeding mares to him,” said Cherry.

Hes Watching is also the sire of 2021 Ontario Stakes standouts Dabarndawgswatchin, p, 2, 1:54.3s; 3, 1:50.3s -'21 ($238,504), and Century Inspector, p, 2, Q1:59.3s -'21; BT1:51.3s-'21 ($129,120).

“Hes Watching will be the fastest stallion standing in Delaware,” said Burke. “We are excited to introduce the next generation of American Ideal to the first state.”

Hes Watching will stand for $5,000 in 2022.

For more information on He’s Watching, visit winbakfarm.com or call Jack Burke at 410-885-3059 or Eric Cherry at 561-212-5700.

(With files from Winbak Farm)

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