The Racy In Lingerie Pays Off for Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners

Two years ago, a yearling bay filly went through the sales ring at Keeneland. Her sire, Empire Maker, won the Florida Derby, Wood Memorial, and Belmont Stakes, and he finished second in the Kentucky Derby.  Still, no one was much interested in the filly; bidding reached $22,000, less than her reserve, and she left the ring unsold.

Last weekend, she returned to the site of her ignominious beginning and emerged a star.

On Sunday, In Lingerie won the Grade 1 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland Race Course, one of the country’s most prestigious races for fillies and mares. It was her third graded stakes victory, her fourth victory in seven races, and she’s the kind of filly that Thoroughbred owners dream about.

Read more at Forbes.com

2 thoughts on “The Racy In Lingerie Pays Off for Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners

  1. Thank you for a fine story Teresa ! Reading this makes my day! The history of horseracing is littered with grand stories like this, that’s why it is and forever shall be the greatest game in the world!
    Like the saying goes, “nobody ever lost their voice cheering for a mutuel fund”

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