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The female family of Archarcharch is the product of large operations that primarily bred to race, with perhaps the best being G1 Hollywood Oaks winner Pattern Step (by Nureyev), who was bred by Nelson Bunker Hunt. The details follow:

1st Dam: Woodman’s Dancer, dkbbr, 1994. Bred by Evergreen Thoroughbreds, Inc. (KY). Raced 4 yrs in NA, 19 sts, 5 wins, $298,486 (ssi = 8.56). 2nd Desert Stormer Handicap, Soviet Problem Handicap, Morgaise Handicap (R); 3rd A Gleam Handicap (gr. 2), Las Flores Handicap (gr. 3). ($35,000, 2009, keenov, brdmr)

2003: Fever, dkbbr g, by Dixieland Band. Raced 4 yrs in NA, 17 sts, 3 wins, $37,404 (ssi = 0.94). ($120,000, 2004, ftsaug, yrlg; $52,000, 2006, besjan, rac age)
2004: Weekend Fling, dkbbr f, by Forest Wildcat. Raced 2 yrs in Eng, 6 sts, 1 win, $11,588. ($120,000, 2005, keesep, yrlg; $121,663, 2007, tatjul, rac age)
2005: RUN SULLY RUN, dkbbr c, by Cherokee Run. Raced 4 yrs in NA, 20 sts, 4 wins, $167,069 (ssi = 2.46). Won Gilded Time S.; 2nd Inaugural S.; 3rd Continental Mile S., Lamplighter S., Tyro S. ($65,000, 2006, keesep, yrlg; $130,000, 2007, ftmmay, 2yo)
2006: Black Salix, dkbbr f, by More Than Ready. Raced 2 yrs in Eng, 7 sts, 0 wins, $754. ($75,000, 2007, keesep, yrlg)
2007: No record.
2008: ARCHARCHARCH. ($60,000, 2009, keesep, yrlg)
At 2: Won Sugar Bowl S.
At 3: Won Southwest S. (gr. 3), Arkansas Derby (gr. 1); 3rd Rebel S. (gr. 2).
2009: Androeah, b f, by Arch. Unraced in NA, Eng, and Fr. ($30,000, 2010, keesep, yrlg)
2010: Unnamed foal, ch c, by Silver Train.

Broodmare sire: WOODMAN, ch, 1983-2007. Sire of 588 dams of 2611 foals, 2039 rnrs (78%), 1292 wnrs (49%), 395 2yo wnrs (15%), 171 sw (7%).

2nd Dam: PATTERN STEP, b, 1985. Bred by Hunt Nelson Bunker (KY). Raced 2 yrs in NA, 12 sts, 5 wins, $273,225 (ssi = 20.79). Won Hollywood Oaks (gr. 1), Providencia S. (R); 2nd Honeymoon Handicap (gr. 3), Santa Ysabel S. (R), Senorita S.; 4th Santa Anita Oaks (gr. 1). Dam of SEATTLE PATTERN (c, Seattle Slew. $206,993, Won Awesome Again S.), TOTAL BULL (c, Fusaichi Pegasus. $128,800, Won Fifth Season S.).

Hunt bred Pattern Step from Tipping Time, probably the best daughter of the imported stallion Commanding. This reliance on quality in the family and frequent use of unusual imported lines was a hallmark of the Hunt breeding patterns that gained him success for decades.

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