Delightful Joy, an attractive chestnut daughter of leading sire Tapit, was purchased for $700,000 to become the second-highest-priced horse sold during the Jan. 9 first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2012
Pacesetter America turned back a mild challenge entering the stretch and scooted clear to win the $200,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap, snapping a five-race winless streak, Oct. 30 at Belmont Park.
Last-out Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) winner Delightful Joy will look for her second straight graded victory in the $200,000 Turnback the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) Oct. 30 at Belmont Park.
Delightful Joy brought smiles to the faces of her connections in her stakes debut on Saturday, Aug. 22, using a powerful stretch run to score a clear victory in the $100,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.
Jack Swain III's homebred Miss Ella went from debut winner last month to graded stakes winner April 12 with a victory in the $250,000 Adena Springs Beaumont Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland.
|Trainer||Chad C. Brown|
|Owner||Sheep Pond Partners, LaPenta, Robert V. and Bradley Thoroughbreds|
|Breeder||Besilu Stables, LLC|
|Delightful Joy View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tapit||Pulpit|
|Tap Your Heels|
|Graeme Six||Graeme Hall|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Bradley Thoroughbreds, agent||Eddie Woods, agent||$105,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||International Equities Holding||Denali Stud, agent||$700,000|