Sire: Artie Schiller
Dam: Athena's Gift, by Fusaichi Pegasus
Breeder: Richard L. Lister
We Miss Artie broke his maiden by three lengths at Saratoga. After a sixth-place finish in the Grade 2 Anticipation Stakes, the Artie Schiller colt headed to Keeneland where he won the Grade 1 Dixiana Breeders' Futurity by 2 3/4 lengths. We Miss Artie finished seventh in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile to end his season.
As a 3-year-old, We Miss Artie nearly made his season debut a winning one when he finished a close second to Stormin Inti in the Kitten's Joy Stakes. Following a disappointing eighth-place finish in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth Stakes, We Miss Artie punched his ticket to the Kentucky Derby with a win in the $550,000 Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park.
We Miss Artie is an Ontario-bred son of Artie Schiller from the winning Fusaichi Pegasus mare Athena's Gift.