First Lady

Brant Goes to $4.1M for Champion Uni at FTKNOV

Champion Uni (GB) (More Than Ready--Unaided, by Dansili {GB}) made another big splash during Fasig-Tipton November's 'Night of the Stars' Sunday when selling for $4.1 million to Peter Brant. The chestnut, a stakes winner in both America and France as a sophomore, scored her first top-level triumph in the 2018 GI Matriarch S. and picked up tallies in the GI Breeders' Cup Mile and GI First Lady S. last season to earn champion turf female honors. She defended her First Lady crown this fall and was fifth while attempting for...

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Uni Numero Uno Again in First Lady

Uni (GB) (More Than Ready), the "other" Chad Brown trainee here despite garnering champion turf mare honors last season, ran down her more fancied stablemate Newspaperofrecord (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}) to defend her title Saturday in Keeneland's GI First Lady S., a "Win and You're In" qualifier for the GI Maker's Mark Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf. Given a 2-1 chance to atone for a pair of disappointing efforts as the chalk this term, the chestnut broke alertly and settled into third as her stablemate was forced to...

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Newspaperofrecord, Beau Recall Rematch in First Lady

Appearing well on her way to a divisional championship, Klaravich Stables' Newspaperofrecord (Ire) hit a roadblock named Beau Recall (Ire) (Sir Prancealot {Ire}) last time out, and the two will face off once more in a six-horse renewal of Saturday's GI First Lady S. at Keeneland, a Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" qualifier for the Filly & Mare Turf. Runner-up for a Champion Juvenile Filly Eclipse Award after a dominant 2018 campaign that culminated in a 6 3/4-length GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf romp, Newspaperofrecord had a lost...

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