Viva Rafaela, a group I winner in her native Brazil, will try stakes company for the first time on United States soil while facing a full field in the Jan. 4 Marshua's River Stakes (gr. IIIT).
- Gray or Roan Filly
- Born 2009
|Owner||Unlimited Equine, LLC|
|Silverette View Five-Cross Pedigree||Street Sense||Street Cry (IRE)|
|Holy Lightning||Holy Bull|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Hidden Brook, agent for Paul Pompa Jr.||Eaton Sales, agent for Grousemont Farm||$290,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Volt Resources||Romans Racing & Sales, agent||$400,000|
Eldaafer got the nod in a photo finish Sept. 2 at Parx Racing, nosing out Indian Jones for victory in the $200,000 Greenwood Cup (gr. III). The 8-year-old gelding is best known for his win in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Marathon.