Arravale

  • Dark Bay or Brown Mare
  • Born 2003
  • KY -Bred
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Connections

Trainer MacDonald Benson
Jockey Jose Valdivia, Jr.
Owner Robert J. Costigan
Breeder W. Bruce Lunsford

Pedigree

Arravale View Five-Cross Pedigree Arch Kris S.
Aurora
Kalosca (FR) Kaldoun (FR)
Shangrila

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEESEP2004
Hip 2173
Yearling John McCormack Bloodstock Claiborne Farm, agent $190,000
TATDEC2009
Hip 1532
Broodmare Ballylinch Stud, agent ($1,813,833)

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

Quartet of Millionaires for Jenny Wiley

Quartet of Millionaires for Jenny Wiley

A long wait for the spring thaw and the return of top-level turf racing to Kentucky helped produce an extraordinarily tough group of 10 older fillies and mares for the $200,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland April 12. Grade I winners Precious Kitten, Rutherienne, and Bit of Whimsy and the last two Canadian Horse of the Year winners, Arravale and Sealy Hill, account for half of the field.

Intrigue Abounds in Woodbine Mile

Intrigue Abounds in Woodbine Mile

Historically, the $1 million Woodbine Mile (Can-I) has always drawn strong fields and some of the best turf horses in North America. But the 11th edition of Woodbine Racetrack's premier event might have more intrigue than ever, as several exciting storylines abound for the 14 turf specialists entered Sept. 16.

Arravale Named Canada's 2006 Horse of Year

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Arravale was named Canada's Sovereign Award winner as Horse of the Year, the Jockey Club of Canada announced during its annual award ceremony Dec. 16 at InterContinental Toronto Centre.

Asahi Rising Follows Cesario's Path to Oaks

Japanese-bred Asahi Rising will try to follow in the footsteps of Cesario Sunday when she faces seven opponents in the $750,000 American Oaks Invitational (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies on the Hollywood Park turf.

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