Honey Ryder

  • Gray or Roan Mare
  • Born 2001
  • KY-Bred
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Channeling Success

English Channel is a dream come true for a small, 13-mare Central Kentucky Thoroughbred nursery named Keene Ridge Farm. The 170-acre farm has not only produced a Breeders' Cup winner but may also have a turf champion.

Pletcher Reviews Breeders' Cup Starters

Pletcher Reviews Breeders' Cup Starters

Two days before the Oct. 26-27 Breeders' Cup World Championships, trainer Todd Pletcher reviewed his 11 starters and shared his thoughts on the upcoming races, including possible scratches should the surfaces turn up wet or yielding due to weekend showers.

German-bred Royal Highness Steals Beverly D.

German-bred Royal Highness Steals Beverly D.

Coming into the $750,000 Beverly D. (gr. IT), all the talk was about Citronnade and Lady of Venice, two talented American fillies who were undefeated this year. But when the field of seven reached the Arlington Park stretch Aug. 11, a European mare with only one win in the past two years stole the show.

Any Challengers For Citronnade?

Any Challengers For Citronnade?

In winning the $150,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIT) July 1, Citronnade barely broke a sweat. On Aug. 11, trainer Bobby Frankel will find out if his superb 4-year-old filly will finally be challenged, as she headlines the field of seven in the $750,000 Beverly D. (gr. IT) for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up on the turf at Arlington Park.

Pletcher Roll Continues as Honey Ryder Wins Flower Bowl

After being represented by Fleet Indian in the winner's circle of the Beldame, trainer Todd Pletcher got his second grade I win on Saturday's Belmont Park cardwhen Glencrest Farm's Honey Ryder posted a facile nose victory over Film Maker in the Flower Bowl Invitational Handicap (gr. IT).

Noble Stella Looks for Grade II Status in New York

Honey Ryder, the best long-winded female turf horse on the East Coast, is bypassing the New York Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park for a potential start in Monmouth Park's United Nations Handicap (gr. IT). None of the fillies and mares running in the New York race June 24 will miss her.

Honey Ryder Tries Sheepshead Bay Again

Honey Ryder Tries Sheepshead Bay Again

After finishing fifth as the favorite in last year's Sheepshead Bay Handicap (gr. IIT), Glencrest Farm's Honey Ryder returns to Belmont Park Saturday as the horse to beat once again in the $150,0000 feature for fillies and mares.

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Connections

Trainer Todd A. Pletcher
Jockey John R. Velazquez
Owner Glencrest Farm LLC
Breeder Wimborne Farm, Inc.

Pedigree

Honey Ryder View Five-Cross Pedigree Lasting Approval With Approval
La Gueriere
Cuando Quiere Affirmed
Quatre Saisons

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
DISWIM2002
Hip 72
Yearling El Scott Farm, agent Wimborne Farm $70,000
FTKNOV2006
Hip 100
Racing or broodmare prospect FOUR STAR SALES AGENT, agent for Glencrest Farm ($1,800,000)
FTKNOV2008
Hip 175
Broodmare Adena Springs Farm FOUR STAR SALES AGENT, agent $1,750,000
FTKNOV2009
Hip 97
Broodmare Adena Springs ($1,250,000)

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

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