Decelerator

  • Dark Bay or Brown Filly
  • Born 2007
  • KY -Bred
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Buckleupbuttercup Chimes in Eight Belles

Buckleupbuttercup Chimes in Eight Belles

Buckleupbuttercup, never off the board in six previous starts, earned her first stakes victory in her first attempt when taking the $100,000 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) over a sloppy Churchill Downs track May 1.

Juveniles Headline Closing Day at Churchill

Juveniles Headline Closing Day at Churchill

It is doubtful another horse of Rachel Alexandra's caliber will come out of the 2009 "Stars of Tomorrow II" program, but one never knows, and that is good enough reason to watch the $150,000 Golden Rod and $150,000 Kentucky Jockey Club, for 2-year-old fillies and 2-year-old males, respectively.

Sassy Image Steps Up to Win Pocahontas

Sassy Image Steps Up to Win Pocahontas

Favored Sassy Image emerged with the lead past mid-stretch and pulled clear late to post her first stakes win by two lengths in the $115,900 Pocahontas (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies on opening day of the Churchill Downs 21-day fall meet Nov. 1.

Romans Hoping For Pocahontas Repeat

Romans Hoping For Pocahontas Repeat

Trainer Dale Romans unleashed a true "Star of Tomorrow" in the 2008 Pocahontas (gr. III) when Sara Louise romped to victory by 3 3/4 lengths over Rachel Alexandra. On Nov. 1, Romans hopes history repeats itself when he saddles Jerry Romans' Sassy Image in the $100,000 event for 2-year-old fillies. A full field of 13 was drawn.

Graded Victor She Be Wild Heads Alcibiades

Graded Victor She Be Wild Heads Alcibiades

With a grade III victory already under her belt, undefeated She Be Wild figures to be the one to beat in the Oct. 9 Darley Alcibiades Stakes (gr. I), one of two feature races kicking off Keeneland's FallStars Weekend. The $500,000 contest is a "Win and You're In" race for the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).

Connections

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey Javier Castellano
Owner Westrock Stables, LLC
Breeder Ted O'Neill

Pedigree

Decelerator View Five-Cross Pedigree Dehere Deputy Minister
Sister Dot
Paris Rose Accelerator
Fabulous Notion

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
FTKJUL2008
Hip 356
Yearling Becky Thomas Ann Marie Farm $35,000
OBSFEB2009
Hip 46
Two-year-old Westrock Stables Sequel Bloodstock, agent $250,000
FTKNOV2011
Hip 92
Racing or broodmare prospect James Bester Lane's End, agent $300,000

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