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Unusual Heat (1990-2017) is the all time leading sire in California History in terms of progeny earnings, California Bred earnings and turf earnings in California.

Some of Unusual Heat's accomplishments at stud include:
All Time Leading Sire of total progeny earnings, Cal-bred progeny earnings and turf progeny earnings for California.
Set the All time single year record holder for California stallion North American Progeny Earnings with $5,827,513 in 2008, since eclipsed in 2016.
One of only four sires in California history to have progeny earnings of over $5 Million for a single year (2008 and 2009).
Only sire in California history to have seven years of earnings of $4 million or more. (2008,2009,2010,2011,2012, 2013, 2014). Also earnings of $3 million or
more 4 other times (2007,2015,2016, 2017)
Ranks in Top 25 of All Time USA Based Stallions for Career Progeny Turf Earnings (25th as of 4/1/10).
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013  Champion Sire of California Conceived Foals by Earnings.
California Sire of California Conceived Foals by Turf Earnings for amazing 13 straight years (2004-2016) in over a decade of dominance on the lawn.
Sire of 15 California Champions including 2011 and 2012 California Horse of the Year Acclamation.
Lifetime cumulative worldwide progeny earnings of $56.4 million.
165 Earners of $100,000.00 or more from only 593 starters, including 86 over $200,000, 47 over $300,000, 22 over $400,000, 11 over $500,000, 6 over
$600,000, 4 over $700,000 3 over $1 Million and 2 over $1.5 Million.  
Average earnings per starter of over $87,000.00. Median earnings of over $35,000 per starter. Unusual Heat ranks 8th all time for North American Stallions for
lifetime average earnings per runner (Source TDN Sire Lists 2/1/14)
Lifetime AEI of a whopping 2.13  and California's All Time Leading  ABC runner stallion.
Sire of 45 black type stakes winners (55 overall stakes winners), 33 additional black type stakes placed runners and 10 other stakes winners. These include
14 graded stakes winners (4 Grade 1 Winners), 1 Group 1 (Mexico) winner and 18 additional graded stakes placed runners (6 of those are Grade 1 placed).
Sire of recently retired 2011 Eclipse Award Older Male Horse, 2011 California Horse of The Year, Pacific Classic and 6 time Grade 1 winner Acclamation.  
Acclamation is a millionaire who has won 9 graded stakes races (both on turf and synthetic at distances ranging from 1 1/8 miles to 1 1/2 miles) and was the
2011 Del Mar Horse of the Meet, Older Horse of the Meet and Turf Horse of the Meet.  He also has won 2010 and 2011 Hollywood Park Spring-Summer Meet
Turf Horse of the Meet and 2011 Santa Anita Autumn Turf Horse of the Meet.  He is also the 2011, 2012 Cal-Bred Older Horse and Turf Male Champion.
Sire of former world record holder Lennyfromalibu (6.5 furlongs on the turf -Santa Anita on 1/22/2004).
Sire of 15 California Champions including Grade 2 winning turf stars Burns and Gervinho, mulitple stakes winners Unusual Heatwave and Pacific Heat.
Sire of retired millionaire and Multiple Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 winning gelding The Usual Q.T.  QT was also the 2009 3 year old California Champion,
2009 Hollywood Park Fall Meet 3 Year Old of the meet, 2010 Del Mar Turf Horse of The Meet, and finished 3rd in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Mile.
Sire of millionaire and Grade 1, Grade 3 and 7 time stakes winner Unusual Suspect.. Sire of  Grade 1, multiple stakes winning and 2007-2008 Valkyr Award
winner Golden Doc A.
Sire of retired Grade 2, Grade 3, multiple stakes winner, 2 time California Champion (2008, 2009), 2008 3 Year Old Del Mar Filly of The Meet and 2008-09
Valkyr Trophy winner- Lethal Heat.
Sire of 2017 Grade 2 winner and mutliple stakes, multiple surfaces winning star Majestic Heat.
Sire of Grade 2 and multiple stakes winner Pretty Unusual.  Sire of Grade 2 and multiple stakes winning filly Cheekaboo.
Sire of Grade 3 and multiple stakes winners Lightmyfirebaby and Betty's Bambino.  Sire of 2017 Grade 3 stakes winner How Unusual.
Sire of Grade 1 placed Brushburn, Bel Air Sizzle, Best Present Ever and Mensa Heat.
Broodmare sire of Grade 1 winners Masochistic and Spanish Queen, Grade-Group 2 winners Frank Conversation and Albert Dock (JPN), Grade 3 winner Big
Score and stakes winners Total Heat (JPN), Somethings Unusual, Az Ridge and Sombree.
Leading sire (wins) for the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016 Del Mar summer meets.
All time single meet, Santa Anita Winter meet sire with 28 wins for the 2008-2009 meeting.
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UNUSUAL HEAT
Majestic Heat Rises To Grade 2 Glory
Majestic Heat took to the dirt for the 2nd consecutive race and one again delivered a powerful performance dominating the $201,035 Grade 2 Bayakoa Stakes at Los
Alamitos Race Course.  Set off as the 3-1 third choice and expertly guided by Hall of Fame Rider Mike Smith, Majestic Heat settled early, galloped outside of other
contenders and then was unleashed on the far turn to produce a powerful stretch kick propelling her to a 2 1/2 length margin of victory.  Conditioned by Hall of Fame Trainer
Richard Mandella, it is the first graded win for the 5 year old dark bay mare who has now amassed career earnings of $530,329 with 7 career victories, including 4 stakes
wins and an overall record of 16-7-1-0.  Bred in California by owners M.Auerbach, LLC. and Barry Abrams, Majestic Heat is co-owned with Ron McCauley. She is by Unusual
Heat out of the Ole mare Chi Chi Nette and is a full sister to Multiple Stakes Winner and Grade 1 placed Mensa Heat, Multiple Stakes Placed Real Heat, $200,000 earner
Empty Headed, Maiden Allowance Winners Phi Beta Heat and Hy Temp,  2 year old brother Heat Things Up and an unnamed yearling brother, all by the late Unusual Heat
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