BIG SPRUCE (USA) br. H, 1969
DP = 0-2-21-10-11 (44) DI = 0.40 CD = -0.68 - 40 Starts, 9 Wins, 9 Places, 7 Shows Career Earnings: $673,117
Owner: Maxwell Gluck Breeder: Elmendorf Farm State Bred: KY Winnings: 40 Starts: 9 - 9 - 7, $673,117
San Luis Rey S. [G1], Governor's S. [G1], Gallant Fox H.(G2,twice), Marlboro Cup H., Lexington H.
Foaled 04/05/69 Sold as Hip No. 19, 1970 Keeneland July Yearling Sale, $30,000 Multiple Grade I Stakes winner On December 28, 2001, at age 32, pensioned Big Spruce was euthanized at Gainesway Farm because of infirmities of old age (he stood at Gainesway from 1975 through 1997). Sired 43 SW, including G1 Acaroid, Back Bay Barrister, Catatonic, Super Moment, and Sweet Diane. His runners earned a total of about $19.5 million.