By the Light

  • Bay Filly
  • Born 2005
  • NY -Bred
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Connections

Trainer Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
Jockey Michael J. Luzzi
Owner Jay Em Ess Stable
Breeder Paul Rothfuss

Pedigree

By the Light View Five-Cross Pedigree Malibu Moon A.P. Indy
Macoumba
Dixie Tempo Major Impact
Rampart Street

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEEJAN2006
Hip 173
Yearling Tradewinds Farm Dan Mallory, agent $120,000
FTSAUG2006
Hip 39
Yearling Dromoland Farm, agent ($145,000)
FTMSEP2006
Hip 129
Yearling Jay Em Ess Stable Paramount Sales, agent $190,000

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

Barbara Fritchie Attracts Nice Field

Barbara Fritchie Attracts Nice Field

A bang-up edition of the Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) has attracted eight fillies and mares led by New York shipper Seventh Street, grade I winner Dream Rush, and By the Light from the powerful Richard Dutrow stable. All three will vie for favoritism in the seven-furlong main track test Feb. 14 at Laurel Park.

Proud Spell Eyes Big Purse in Cotillion

Proud Spell Eyes Big Purse in Cotillion

On Sept. 20, Proud Spell will shoot for her biggest payday to date, as she takes on six rivals in the $750,000 Fitz Dixon Cotillion (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack. On paper, the 1 1/16-mile dirt event is a significant step down in class for the Proud Citizen filly, who has won four times this season, including the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Alabama Stakes (gr. I).

Prioress: Indian Blessing Back On Top

Prioress: Indian Blessing Back On Top

Cutting back to six furlongs, Hal and Patti Earnhardt's Eclipse Award-winning filly Indian Blessing returned to the winner's circle for the first time since February, as she took over at the top of the stretch and drew away for a convincing five-length score in the $250,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. I) July 5 in the mud at Belmont Park.

Indian Blessing Cuts Back For Prioress

Indian Blessing Cuts Back For Prioress

Bob Baffert offered no excuses for his prized filly Indian Blessing during her last two races, the only two losses of her career. In fact, Baffert says those two setbacks should only help the daughter of Indian Charlie going forward. Her next test is the $250,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. I) July 5 at Belmont.

Two Out of Oaks Future Wager

Wagering has been suspended on a pair of fillies listed as betting interests in Pool 1 of Churchill Downs' 2008 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager, which leaves the four-day pool with 22 wagering interests that include 21 individual horses and a mutuel field that includes all other 3-year-old fillies.

The Stuff of Dreams

The Stuff of Dreams

MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter

An undefeated 2-year-old is the stuff of dreams, and at this time of year the dreams inspired often feature roses or lilies. By the Light, though not really tested, is from a family that has shown moments of brillance and so is one undefeated filly worth watching.

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