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Big Drama

Hal Queen’s Champion Sprinter BIG DRAMA has returned to the farm where his career at stud began. The last Eclipse Award winner to retire to stud in the Sunshine State, BIG DRAMA is destined for a huge future as a stallion. Descending through BUCKPASSER’s male line through Chef-de-Race BUCKAROO, and his son four-time leading Florida Sire MONTBROOK, BIG DRAMA is poised to continue this important sire line that is a proven source of stamina in global pedigrees.

A brilliant Eclipse Award Winning Champion Sprinter of 2010, BIG DRAMA won $2,746,060, including the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Sprint S.-G1 at Churchill Downs, defeating Hamazing Destiny, Smiling Tiger, Supreme Summit, Warrior’s Reward, Wise Dan, Kinsale King, Cash Refund, Riley Tucker, Atta Boy Roy, Girolamo and Pashito the Che.

A ten-time stakes winner over four years (at ages 2 to 5), BIG DRAMA was a very precious two-year-old winning three Florida Stallion Stakes before bringing home the $750,000 Boyd Gaming’s Delta Jackpot S.-G3. At three BIG DRAMA won the Red Legend S. and was second in the West Virginia Derby-G2, and the Swale S.-G2 where he set a NTR at Gulfstream, 7 furlongs in 1:20.88.

At four in his championship year, BIG DRAMA made five starts, all stakes, winning the Breeders’ Cup Sprint-G1, Smile Sprint H.-G2, Ponche H., and running second in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt H.-G1 and Forego S.-G1 and winning over $1.4-million in one year. At five BIG DRAMA won the Whippleton S. and Gulfstream’s Mr. Prospector S.-G3 setting NTR 6 furlongs in 1:08.12.

Consistently among the leading sires in the southeast, BIG DRAMA was Florida’s Leading Sire of 2YO Stakes Horses in 2015 and Florida’s #1 Yearling Sire by sales average in 2014 & 2015. In 2018 juveniles by BIG DRAMA put him among the state’s top five by sale average, led by a $475,000 colt at OBS. His leading runners are:

R KINSLEY DOLL ($315,553, 1st Florida Sire Three Ring S., Florida Sire Jewel Princess S., Queen Mother S., 2nd Musical Romance S., 3rd Florida Sire Meadow Star S.)

TRIBAL DRAMA ($211,915, 1st Florida Sire Affirmed S.)

GENERAL COUNCIL ($82,161, Charles Taylor Derby)

WHISPER LIGHT ($68,648, 1st Diamond S.-G2, President’s S.-G3, Diamond S.-G3, 2nd Massy Remittances Independence Cup-G2, 3rd Stewards Cup-G1, Stewards Cup-G3, Santa Rosa Dash-G3)

MISS DEPLORABLE ($64,120, 1st Blue Sparkler S.)

Mr. Kisses ($318,147, 2nd Florida Sire Dr. Fager S., Florida Sire Prized S., Florida Sire Foolish Pleasure S.)

Save the Drama ($142,205, 2nd Mountaineer Juvenile S.)

Sadie Be Good ($109,000, 2nd Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies S., 3rd Jersey Girl S.)

Rontos Lily ($107,525, 3rd Honey Ryder S., Juvenile Filly Sprint S.)

Grace’s Drama ($76,510, 3rd Mrs. Presidentress S.)

Drama Club ($75,040, 3rd OBS Sprint S.)

Knight of Drama ($74,120, 3rd Barretts Juvenile S.)

She’s No Drama ($65,685, 2nd Golden Gate Debutante S.)

Drama in Danube ($32,495, 3rd MTA Sales Graduate Futurity)

Colombian Queen ($26,625, winner at 3, 2016, 3rd Any Limit S.)

Additional winners:

SMILE BIG ($263,419), DETERMINED LADY ($141,123), BEAUMARCHAIS ($129,485), JES JAA ($124730), WHO’S YOUR DRAMA ($105,371), etc.

By four-time leading sire in Florida, MONTBROOK whose other sons at stud include Breeders’ Cup placed Chapel Royal (multiple graded stakes winner) and Thunderello; Graded stakes winners Pure Precision, Snuck In, Max Forever, multiple stakes placed Ran South, Brooks ‘n Down, etc.

BIG DRAMA is out of Hal Queen’s foundation broodmare Riveting Drama, a 100% producer, her other foals include; multiple G1 stakes winner SHEER DRAMA ($1,691,040); multiple stakes winner and multiple graded stakes placed LITTLE DRAMA ($359,299), stakes winners QUEEN DRAMA (dam of stakes winner NOBLE DRAMA), DRAMA’S WAY, stakes-placed Coffee Can and three other winners from nine foals to race.


Montbrook – Riveting Drama, by Notebook

2019 Fee: $5000 LFG

Montbrook – Riveting Drama, by Notebook
2018 Fee: $5,000

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May 10, 2017, Belmont Park, NY–The $77,000  6 1/2 furlong allowance went to 3-year-old SADIE BE GOOD, by BIG DRAMA. A daughter of Miss Grandiose, by Grand Slam, previously broke her maiden at Gulfstream by six lengths over Florida breds...

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Big Drama 2YO Sells for $130,000

Tony Bowling of All In Sales sold the BIG DRAMA filly out of Awesome Thrill during the first session of the OBS Spring Sale of two-year-olds in training for $130,000 to Emerald Bloodstock, Agent for Jeff Bonde. The filly...

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Eighth leading Florida stallion BIG DRAMA is the sire of recent maiden winners at Gulfstream (BIG DARLING by 10 1/4 lengths), Oaklawn (VICKIE’S DRAMA by 3 3/4 lengths), Santa Anita (FABULOUS LADY by 2 1/2 lengths), plus NY winners...

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  Sunday, April 2 at Tampa Bay Downs, BIG DRAMA‘s SADIE BE GOOD takes on eight others including ASHLEY MAGENS BAY, by GREATNESS. The fifth stakes of the day, race 9 is the $100,000 Stonehedge Farm South Sophomore Fillies S. ASHLEYS MEGANS BAY, by GREATNESS is one of...

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