Famous Race Mares in History
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So, if you are a thoroughbred racing fan, take a few moments and enjoy my selection of famous race mares. This hub is also great if you’re new to the sport and interested in learning a bit of history and a bit about the horses who made it.
Regret (Broomstick x Jersey Lightning; b. 1912, d. 1934). Regret is best known as the first filly to ever win the Kentucky Derby, in 1915. She was also the first of only four horses to ever win canada goose deals all three of Saratoga’s 2 year old stakes events(the Saratoga Special Stakes, Sanford Stakes and Hopeful Stakes.) Regret raced through her 5 year old season and was then retired to the Whitney Farm in Lexington, KY with 11 lifetime starts, 9 wins, and $35,000 in earnings. She ultimately failed to produce as a broodmare, producing only one major stakes winner out of 11 foals. She died at age 22.
Regret was inducted in to the Racing Hall of Fame in 1957.
Ruffian (Reviewer x Shenanigans; b. 1972, d. 1975). At almost 17 hands tall and jet black, Ruffian is considered by many to be not only one of the greatest race fillies of all time, but one of the best racehorses of any gender of all time. Ruffian made a total of 11 lifetime starts, winning all but her final, and ultimately fatal, match race against 1975 Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleasure. Prior to her final start, Canada Goose online she had won over varying distances(from 5 and a half furlongs to a mile and a half), had set new or equaled existing track records, and won the 1974 Eclipse Award for Outstanding 2 year old Filly.
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Ruffian was inducted in the Racing Hall of Fame in 1976.
canada goose factory sale Genuine Risk (Exclusive Native x Virtuous; b. 1977, d. August 18, 2008). A lovely chestnut mare, Genuine Risk is most well known for being the second filly in history to win a Kentucky Derby(1980). She had a total 15 career starts with 10 wins, 3 places, and 2 shows. She began her breeding career in 1982 with her very first mating being to Secretariat, but the end result was, unfortunately, a stillborn foal. Over the span of 17 years and several breeding attempts, Genuine Risk only ever produced 2 live foals, neither of which ever raced. She remained at Newstead Farm in Virginia until her death at age 31. canada goose factory sale
Genuine Risk was inducted in to the Racing Hall of Fame in 1986.
Go For Wand (Deputy Minister x Obeah; b. 1987, d. October 27, 1990). Go For Wand was a spectacular bay filly who drew much comparison to Ruffian, right up to and including her fatal breakdown in the 1990 Breeders’ Cup Distaff during a stretch battle with champion older mare Bayakoa. While all track breakdowns are tragic, hers was particularly horrific due to the national live television coverage of the Breeders’ Cup, as well as her fall occurring in the stretch in front of thousands of fans. She rose from the track and began heading toward the winner’s circle, but track personnel were able to stop her and she was ultimately euthanized trackside. Sports Illustrated subsequently caused much controversy by choosing to print photographs of Go For Wand as she was “behind the canada goose coats blue curtain”, the shield that is put up to spare fans from having to witness such stark reality, as the attending veterinarian administered the lethal dose.
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Go For Wand was inducted in to the Racing Hall of Fame in 1996 and can be seen here.
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Dance Smartly sustained a serious injury in a paddock accident at Sam Son Farm at age 19 and had to be euthanized.
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She experienced fertility problems as a broodmare and only ever produced one foal, in 2000. In 2003, she died after hemorrhaging due to a ruptured abdominal blood vessel in Argentina.
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Canada Goose sale Flawlessly (Affirmed x La Confidence; b. 1988, d. 2002). A turf horse, Flawlessly raced 5 seasons, from ages 2 6, winning grade 1 stakes races every year except her 2 year old year(wherein she won 2 grade 3 stakes races). She won the Eclipse Award for Champion Female Turf Horse in 1992 and 1993. She retired at the end of 1994 with 33 career starts, 19 wins, 4 places, and 3 shows with about 2.5 million in earnings. She produced 2 foals by Storm Cat, one a filly named Flawlessness who died as a 4 year old cheap Canada Goose of colitis x and another filly who did not race. Canada Goose sale
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Winning Colors (Caro x All Rainbows; b. 1985, d. 2008). Winning Colors is best known as the third Canada Goose Outlet filly to ever win the Kentucky Derby(1988) against an extremely talented field of colts that consisted of horses such as Risen Star, Forty Niner, Seeking The Gold, and Private Terms. She rounded out her 3 year old season with a loss by a nose to Personal Ensign in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. However, she was also given the Eclipse Award for Champion 3 Year Old Filly that same year. She raced 7 times at age 4, but did not show the same spark, as she was hampered with some physical problems. She retired at the end of her 4 year old canadian goose jacket year with a total of 19 career starts weezer-online with 8 wins, 3 places, and 1 show and about 1.5 million in earnings.