Court Vision Five TIme Grade One Winner Breeders' Cup Mile Champion
While much of his success came on the turf with wins in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby, Shadwell Turf Mile, Woodbine Mile and Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap in addition to his Breeders’ Cup triumph, he also recorded graded victories on the dirt in the Grade 2 Remsen and Grade 3 Iroquois stakes as a 2-year-old. All told, he scored eight graded stakes wins with earnings of more than $3.7 million. All but three of his lifetime starts came in graded stakes company with 21 of those being Grade 1 competition.
The dark bay Thoroughbred, by champion sprinter Gulch out of the Storm Bird mare Weekend Storm was named for a characteristic of a good basketball player. Winstar President Doug Cauthen explained: "The point guard on a basketball team has to have court vision, to be athletic and intelligent, which we think he his". Court Vision raced from his Two-Year-Old season in 2007 through six years winning a total of 12 races including 5 Grade One Wins and the Breeders' Cup Mile on the turf, earning $3,746,658 in lifetime winnings.
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