Shared Account Booked to Bernardini
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 12/20/2011 3:18:58 PM
Last Updated: 12/21/2011 4:19:36 PM

Shared Account won the 2010 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
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Photo: Rick Samuels

Shared Account, winner of last year’s Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), is booked to leading second-crop sire Bernardini  .

Five-year-old Shared Account (Pleasantly Perfect—Silk n’ Sapphire, by Smart Strike  ) also won the Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) and the All Along Stakes (gr. IIIT) during her career and placed in three grade I events. She exited racing with 10 top-two finishes from 18 starts and earnings of $1,649,427 for Kevin Plank’s Sagamore Farm.

Champion 3-year-old male of 2006, Bernardini (A.P. IndyCara Rafaela, by Quiet American) is the runaway leader on the 2011 second-crop sire list and is the sire of 10 stakes winners. They include this year’s Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Stay Thirsty  , Indiana Derby (gr. II) victor Wilburn  , and Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) winner To Honor and Serve  . Bernardini’s other stakes winners include Italian group I winner Biondetti   and two English group winners.

Bernardini stands at Sheikh Mohammed’s Darley near Lexington. His 2012 fee is $150,000.

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