Dankeschoen, Dalika!: German-Bred Star Mare Fetches $1.65M In Foal to Flightline at Keeneland November

Dalika | Keeneland

Cataloged as hip 223 as part of Case Clay Thoroughbred Management draft, Dalika (Ger) (Pastorius {Ger}) was hammered down to Pursuit of Success/Bryan Prentice for $1.65 million as the opening session of the Keeneland November Sale began to wind down. In six years at the races, Dalika made 32 trips to the races, good for 10 victories, seven of which came at the stakes level, including a track record-setting performance in the 2022 GI Beverly D. S. where she covered nine furlongs on the turf in 1:46.31. Her other graded scores included the GIII Robert G. Dick Memorial S. in 2021 and the GIII Kentucky Downs Ladies' Turf and GIII Cardinal S. at 2022. She was trained in the U.S. by Al Stall, Jr., having broken her maiden in three starts in Germany at the front end of her career. Dalika is one of 11 mares in the November catalog that was was covered by Flightline in his first year at stud this past winter.

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