North America's leading turf sire Kitten's Joy got his first European group I winner July 2 when Kentucky-bred Hawkbill edged favorite The Gurkha by a half length in the Coral Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2004
German-bred Caprice saved ground throughout, snuck through a hole on the inside in upper stretch, and held off Trensa by a neck to win the $171,050 Robert G. Dick Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 18 on the Delaware Park turf.
|Trainer||Michael R. Matz|
|Jockey||Charles C. Lopez|
|Owner||Helen K. Groves|
|Breeder||Helen K. Groves Revokable Trust|
|Trensa View Five-Cross Pedigree||Giant's Causeway||Storm Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Middlebrook Farm, agent||($265,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.