Hot Dixie Chick

  • Dark Bay or Brown Filly
  • Born 2007
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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.

Champion Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Champion Trainer: Steve Asmussen

Back-to-back Eclipse Awards for trainer of Rachel Alexandra and grade I winner Kodiak Kowboy, Hot Dixie Chick; led nation with $21.8 million in earnings

Rachel 'Doing Great,' Ships to Ky. Tuesday

Rachel 'Doing Great,' Ships to Ky. Tuesday

Rachel Alexandra is enjoying her well-deserved vacation at Saratoga following an arduous and ambitious campaign that culminated with a memorable victory over older males in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I). The daughter of Medaglia d'Oro will ship back to Churchill Downs on Tuesday, Oct. 6.

Grade I Winners Give Dilger Sept. Sale Boost

Grade I Winners Give Dilger Sept. Sale Boost

For Gerry Dilger of Dromoland Farm in Central Kentucky, the timing could not have been better. A little more than a week prior to the start of the Keeneland September yearling auction, two juvenile graduates of his breeding and selling program -Hot Dixie Chick and Dublin- scored victories in grade I races at Saratoga.

Hot Dixie Chick the One to Catch in Spinaway

Hot Dixie Chick the One to Catch in Spinaway

Rachel Alexandra will steal all the headlines, but she won't be the only heavily-backed filly Steve Asmussen sends out in a grade I race this weekend at Saratoga. The nation's leading trainer also has Grace Stables' Hot Dixie Chick going in the $300,000 Spinaway (gr. I) on Sept. 6, and the daughter of Dixie Union figures to receive much of the attention at the windows.

Countdown to the Cup: Three, two, one...Phht

Countdown to the Cup: Three, two, one...Phht

A story about Rachel Alexandra seems out of place in a column about the Breeders' Cup, but who cares. That's between Jess Jackson and the Breeders' Cup decision makers. Even though there will be no launching of the Rachel rocket on Nov. 7, it's still fun to "count down" to the imaginary blast off.

Connections

Trainer Steven M. Asmussen
Jockey Robby Albarado
Owner Grace Stables (Barbara Banke)
Breeder Santa Rosa Partners

Pedigree

Hot Dixie Chick View Five-Cross Pedigree Dixie Union Dixieland Band
She's Tops
Above Perfection In Excess (IRE)
Something Perfect

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
FTSAUG2008
Hip 97
Yearling W.K. Warren Jr. Dromoland Farm, agent $340,000
FTFFEB2009
Hip 66
Two-year-old Grace Stables Niall Brennan Stables, agent $435,000

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