Viscount Nelson turned in a career-best performance to win the $250,000 Al Fahidi Fort Sponsored by Al Tayer Motors (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse Feb. 16.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2003
- CA -Bred
|Trainer||John A. Shirreffs|
|Jockey||Corey S. Nakatani|
|Owner||Spohler & Wygod|
|Breeder||Martin J. Wygod & John Spohler|
|Imagine View Five-Cross Pedigree||Giant's Causeway||Storm Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Padua Stables||Lane's End, agent||$500,000|
|Broodmare||Pauleeanna Thoroughbreds||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||$150,000|
Trainer Carla Gaines knew from the beginning that she had an extremely talented filly in Warren Williamson's homebred Nashoba's Key, unbeaten in six starts. But even she admits she's a little surprised at the filly's rapid rise in the distaff ranks.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien sends out Imagine and Galileo to win the Epsom Oaks and Derby.
Imagine completed a classic double when she won the Epsom Oaks Friday in England. On May 27, the Sadler's Wells filly won the Irish One Thousand Guineas at the Curragh.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien leads the way in the 2001 Vodafone Oaks (Eng-I) with 10 of the 101 entries -- up five on last year's total of 96 -- it was announced March 14. The £325,000 Vodafone Oaks will be run June 8 at Epsom.