Romance Is Diane

  • Dark Bay or Brown Filly
  • Born 2004
  • CA-Bred
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Perfect Zenyatta Rolls to Seven Straight

Perfect Zenyatta Rolls to Seven Straight

The nay-sayers who thought Zenyatta might have been vulnerable after her comparatively plodding win in the Vanity (gr. I) last time out were left with little left to criticize when the statuesque filly blew by her rivals to capture the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch (gr. II) under wraps at Del Mar Aug. 2. Zenyatta, the top-ranked older female in the nation, remains perfect in seven lifetime races.

Intangaroo Faces Tough Field in A Gleam

Intangaroo Faces Tough Field in A Gleam

Intangaroo was a little known 3-year-old filly with one lifetime win when she competed at Hollywood Park last winter. She returns to the Inglewood track for the A Gleam Invitational Handicap (gr. II) June 28 with two surprising grade I wins to her credit and trainer Gary Sherlock thinking about the Breeders' Cup Fillies & Mares Sprint (gr. I) at Santa Anita in October.

Romance Is Diane: In Excess Success

Romance Is Diane: In Excess Success

Romance Is Diane is the latest credit for California sire In Excess, who has long been the leading contender for the unofficial title of ?best North American sire standing outside of Kentucky.?

Cal-bred Champions Announced

The California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association has announced its 2006 award winners, with the exception of Horse of the Year, which will be presented at the organization's annual meeting and awards dinner Feb. 5. Finalists for the honor include Brother Derek, Lava Man, and Thor's Echo.

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Trainer Mike R. Mitchell
Jockey Rafael Bejarano
Owner Senji Nishimura
Breeder Swan Equine Service Co.


Romance Is Diane View Five-Cross Pedigree In Excess (IRE) Siberian Express
Romantic Fibs Prized

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 602
Yearling Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent ($37,000)
Hip 163
Racing or broodmare prospect Adena Springs Farm Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent $1,350,000
Hip 59
Broodmare Adena Springs, agent ($700,000)

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

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