Ermine

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  • Born 2003
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Ermine Brings $1.3 Million at Keeneland

Ermine Brings $1.3 Million at Keeneland

Ermine, winner of the 2007 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I), sold for $1.3 million early during the Nov. 3 opening session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington. Shunsuke Yoshida signed the sale ticket, acting on behalf of his father, Katsumi Yoshida, who owns Northern Farm in Japan.

Ermine Leads Go For Wand Field

Ermine Leads Go For Wand Field

Grade I winner Ermine will be looking to rebound from a disappointing effort in her last start when she leads a field of six fillies and mares into the Go For Wand Handicap (gr. I) at 1 1/8 miles Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

Indian Vale Slips Away in Fleur de Lis

Indian Vale Slips Away in Fleur de Lis

Melnyk Racing Stables' homebred Indian Vale, responding well to strong left-handed urging from John Velazquez, edged away from Asi Siempre in the final stages to win the $327,600 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) by 1 1/2 lengths Saturday at Churchill Downs.

Eight Accomplished Mares Meet in Apple Blossom

Fox Hill Farm's Round Pond, winner of last year's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) and five of six career starts at Oaklawn Park, will return with her "home court advantage" as she heads a tough field of eight older mares in the 42nd running of the Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 7.

Round Pond Heads List of 15 Apple Blossom Noms

Fox Hill Farm's Round Pond, winner of the 2006 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) and five of her six career starts at Oaklawn Park, is expected to return for her "home court advantage" next month. She heads a list of fifteen older fillies and mares nominated for the $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap.

Steady Balance Overcomes Obstacles in 'Margarita

Balance, the nation's leading 3-year-old filly last year before going off kilter, continued her ascent toward the top of the older female division on Saturday while overcoming obstacles to win Santa Anita's $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at 1 1/8 miles.

Summerly to End Career in Falls City Handicap

WinStar Farm's Summerly, winner of the 2005 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), will bid for a victorious conclusion to her racing career when she faces seven rivals on Thanksgiving Day in the 91st running of the $300,000-added Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

Summerly to End Career in Falls City Handicap

WinStar Farm's Summerly, winner of the 2005 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), will bid for a victorious conclusion to her racing career when she faces seven rivals on Thanksgiving Day in the 91st running of the $300,000-added Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

Baghdaria Surges to Indiana Oaks Triumph

Clinton and Susan Atkins' Baghdaria settled behind a four-horse duel on the front before making her bid for the lead and drawing clear at the wire to win the $402,800 Indiana Breeders Cup Oaks (gr. III) Friday night at Hoosier Park.

Balance Favored in Pool 3 of Oaks Future Bet

Amerman Racing's Balance, the favorite for Saturday's $500,000 Ashland Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland following grade I victories in the Las Virgenes and Santa Anita Oaks at Santa Anita, looms as a solid favorite when the final pool of Churchill Downs' Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (KOFW) launches its four-day run April 6.

Connections

Trainer Ronny W. Werner
Jockey Mark Guidry
Owner Oxbow Racing, LLC (Art Preston)
Breeder Amy Bondon-Peltz

Pedigree

Ermine View Five-Cross Pedigree Exchange Rate Danzig
Sterling Pound
Red Mischief Thirty Six Red
Wajima Street

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
OBSOCT2003
Hip 40
Weanling Marion G. Montanari Beth Bayer, agent $30,000
OBSAUG2004
Hip 186
Yearling Oxbow Racing Summerfield, agent $45,000
OBSMAR2005
Hip 456
Two-year-old Oxbow Farms ($37,000)
FTKNOV2007
Hip 171
Racing or broodmare prospect Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent ($1,450,000)
KEENOV2008
Hip 17
Broodmare Katsumi Yoshida Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent $1,300,000

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

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