01/12/2007 12:00AM

Chief Seattle second on '06 sire list


With his graded stakes winners Shillelagh Slew and Seafree leading the way, Chief Seattle finished second among New York sires with progeny earnings for 2006 at $2,790,798.

A 10-year-old son of Triple Crown winner and top sire Seattle Slew, Chief Seattle stands at Empire Stud LLC, in Hudson, N.Y., for a 2007 fee of $5,000, live foal.

Chief Seattle performed well at the highest level in his only campaign, as a 2-year-old of 1999.

He finished second in both the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes and Breeders' Cup Juvenile, finishing ahead of runners such as High Yield, More Than Ready, Dixie Union, Captain Steve, and Traditionally.

Chief Seattle is out of Skatingonthinice, a stakes-winning daughter of Icecapade from the immediate family of multiple stakes winners Gala Lil, Gala Double, and Gala Forecast.

Seafree, winner of the Grade 2 La Canada Stakes and placed in the Grade 1 Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap, has earnings of $273,420. She is out of the Fly So Free mare Queen Randi, and is from Chief Seattle's first crop to race.

Shillelagh Slew, winner of the Sovereign Award as Canada's champion 3-year-old male in 2006, is Chief Seattle's leading money earner at $712,877. He captured the Prince of Wales Stakes, second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, plus the Canadian and Ontario derbies, both Grade 3 events.

Shillelagh Slew is from the second crop of Chief Seattle.

With three crops to race, Chief Seattle has total progeny earnings of $4,090,512, with five stakes winners and six stakes-placed runners.

Ruthless winner looks promising

The 3-year-old New York-bred filly Golden Dreamer looks to have a bright future in the wake of her impressive score in the open Ruthless Stakes last weekend at Aqueduct.

Taking command of the six-furlong event a few strides out of the gate, Golden Dreamer, a daughter of Malabar Gold, never looked back in a sharp 1:10.26 for the distance.

Owned by Paraneck Stable, Golden Dreamer has won 4 of 5 career starts, with earnings of $119,959.

Bred by Highclere, she is out of West Indian, an unraced daughter of Indian Charlie whose dam, Forever Pals, won the New Jersey Futurity and is a half-sister to the dam of Forever Partners.

Forever Partners, winner of the Colleen Stakes, was second in the Grade 1 Spinaway Stakes.

This productive family also includes O.K. by You, winner of the Grade 1 Sapling Stakes.

$1M colt solid in debut for Biancone

Trainer Patrick Biancone went to $1,050,000 at the 2006 Keeneland April 2-year-olds in training sale to acquire a New York-bred son of Fusaichi Pegasus from the consignment of Sequel Bloodstock (Becky Thomas), agent.

Named Time Squared, the good-looking colt made his debut on Dec. 30 at Santa Anita Park in an open maiden event at 1 1/16 miles and finished second with a late run. Bred by Chester and Mary Broman, he is owned by Fab Oak Stable and partners.

Time Squared is out of Indy Glory, a New York-bred daughter of A.P. Indy campaigned by the Bromans to a victory in the Videogenic Stakes and a second in the Grade 2 Black-Eyed Susan Stakes. Indy Glory is a full sister to Stephen Got Even, winner of the Grade 1 Donn Handicap.

Time Squared's third dam is graded stakes winner Baroness Direct, who is out of stakes winner Avum, a half-sister to champion and good sire Lord Avie.

High Finance a graded earner

New York sire Talk Is Money has a graded stakes performer in High Finance, who finished second in last weekend's Grade 3 Mr. Prospector Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

Talk Is Money, a 9-year-old son of Deputy Minister, stands at Highcliff Farm in Delanson, N.Y., for a fee of $5,000, live foal.

Winner of the Miracle Wood Stakes and placed in the Grade 3 Flamingo Stakes during his career, Talk Is Money is out of the Gone West mare Isle Go West, who is a half-sister to Hopeful Stakes winner and top sire Hennessy. This family includes Belmont Stakes winner Editor's Note and Pearl City, winner of the Grade 1 Ballerina Handicap at Saratoga.

The 4-year-old High Finance is a member of Talk Is Money's first crop to race. His effort in the Mr. Prospector sent his career earnings to $139,850.