Golden Velvet

  • Dark Bay or Brown Mare
  • Born 2003
  • KY-Bred
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Ginger Punch Prevails in Ensign Thriller

Ginger Punch Prevails in Ensign Thriller

There were many who questioned whether champion mare Ginger Punch would be able to stretch out to 10 furlongs, something she had never done before. In the $400,000 Personal Ensign Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 22 at Saratoga, the 5-year-old daughter of Awesome Again was grateful for the added distance, as she needed every last stride to pass Lemon Drop Mom.

Ginger Punch Seeks Revenge in Phipps

Ginger Punch Seeks Revenge in Phipps

Since her tough luck loss in last year's Ogden Phipps Handicap (gr. I), all Ginger Punch has done is reel off five grade I or II victories and collect the Eclipse Award for top older female. On June 14 the Awesome Again mare will return to Belmont for some unfinished business as the overwhelming favorite in the $300,000 Ogden Phipps.

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Trainer Kiaran P. McLaughlin
Jockey Eibar Coa
Owner Darley Stable
Breeder Darley


Golden Velvet View Five-Cross Pedigree Seeking the Gold Mr. Prospector
Con Game
Caress Storm Cat
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