Argentine filly Miss Terrible matched Rock of Gibraltar's mark of seven consecutive wins at the highest level of racing when she won the Nov. 2 Gran Premio Enrique Acebal (Arg-I) for Dr. Juan Carlos Bago. A pharmaceutical businessman, Bago bred Miss Terrible in the name of his Haras Firmamento, which is the current home for the filly's sire, Numerous.
Miss Terrible, who was produced from the Farnesio mare Teidi, started the streak in her third start. She began her career with an eight-length win against maidens, then missed winning a winning a group I event by a half-length. Her streak includes a win in the One Thousand Guineas.
Numerous, a son of Mr. Prospector out of grade II winner Number (by Nijinsky II), raced in North America, winning the Derby Trial Stakes (gr. III) and three other races on his way to $255,348 in earnings. He entered stud at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale near Lexington and shuttled to Argentina several years. His last U.S. domain, in 2002, was at Walnford Stud in New Jersey, after which he was sold to the Head family's Haras du Quesney. He is expected to stand at that French farm in 2003.