Sheila Rosenblum: From Park Avenue to Belmont Park

On January 16, Sheila Rosenblum stood on the stage at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida, clutching a statue of Eclipse, the legendary 18th century racehorse for which Thoroughbred racing’s highest awards are named. Moments before, her six-year-old mare La Verdad had been named 2015 champion female sprinter, and if there had been any doubt before…

Rosenblum Holds On To La Verdad

On the morning after a game runner-up finish in the TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Oct. 31 at Keeneland, owner Sheila Rosenblum withdrew La Verdad from the Fasig-Tipton November sale to keep her as a broodmare. Purchased privately by Rosenblum in December 2013, La Verdad is a New York-bred by Yes It’s…

Novice No Longer, Sheila Rosenblum Hits Her Stride

On the Thursday after the Belmont Stakes, Belmont Park was nearly deserted. A sparse weekday crowd dotted the apron; upscale specialty cocktails were nowhere to be found; attire tended to denim rather than linen, and the hats adorning people’s heads bore not flowers and ribbons, but the insignias of sports teams. None of that mattered…