Bred by Walnut Hall Limited and Claudean T. Cone, world champion trotting stallion Andover Hall was foaled on February 6, 1999 in Lexington, Kentucky. He was purchased at the 2000 Kentucky Standardbred Sale by Erkki Laakkonen of Finland for $482,000 and was the top-priced horse at the event.
As a two-year-old in 2001, Andover Hall won eight of nine starts, earning $450,920. Major victories included the Campbellville Trot, Champlain Stakes, Bluegrass and Horseman Stakes. He was voted 2001 Dan Patch Two-Year-Old Trotting Colt of the Year. In his sophomore season, Andover Hall finished on the board in ten of thirteen starts while earning $419,590. His major victory came in the World Trotting Derby at DuQuoin, Illinois.
As a stallion, Andover Hall has sired winners of over $88 million, including nine millionaires, with 220 $100,000 winners and 164 in 1:55. Andover Hall is the sire of Nuncio 3,1:50.4 ($3,627,500), winner of the 2014 Yonkers Trot and Kentucky Futurity; 2007 Horse of the Year and 2014 Hall of Fame inductee, world champion Donato Hanover 3,1:50.1 ($2,998,777), winner of the 2006 Breeders Crown and Peter Haughton Memorial and the 2007 Hambletonian, Canadian Trotting Classic, World Trotting Derby, Stanley Dancer Memorial and Kentucky Futurity; 2013 Kentucky Futurity and 2015 Breeders Crown winner Creatine 4,1:51.2 ($2,102,022), sire of 2021 Breeders Crown and Kentucky Futurity winner Jujubee 3,1:49.3 ($961,857); and world champion Pampered Princess 3,1:53 ($1,648,362), 2006 Dan Patch and O’Brien Two-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year and 2007 Three-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year.
As a broodmare sire, Andover Hall has sired the dams of winners of over $51 million with three millionaires. He is the grandsire of 2019 Dan Patch Three-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year When Dovescry 4,1:50 ($1,637,476), winner of the 2019 Hambletonian Oaks; 2014 Dan Patch and O’Brien Older Trotting Mare, world champion Classic Martine 4,1:51.1 ($1,168,161), winner of the 2013 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes final and 2014 Armbro Flight; and world champion Archangel 5,1:50 ($1,140,972), winner of the 2012 Yonkers Trot and Empire Breeders Classic final.