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|Mar 23 2013||Bourbonette Oaks Turfway Park||III||1 M||4||REPLAY|
|Feb 9 2013||Martha Washington Oaklawn Park||1 M||3||REPLAY|
|Oct 5 2012||Darley Alcibiades Stakes Keeneland||I||1 1/16 M||2||REPLAY|
D. Wayne Lukas
Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas is a four-time Kentucky Derby winner and will saddle his record 48Th Derby starter in 2015. A four-time Eclipse Award winner (1985-87 and 1994), Lukas is the all-time leading money winner and the first to reach the $200 million plateau. He saddled a record six straight Triple Crown race winners starting in 1994 and has a record 14 overall winners of Triple Crown events. The 78-year-old horseman, known in racing circles as the “Coach,” is also responsible for 20 individual Breeders’ Cup winners and has led the trainers’ standings by money earned on 14 occasions during his illustrious career.
Calumet Farm, based in Lexington, Kentucky, was established in 1924. The farm is most notable for its two triple crown winners - Whirlaway and Citation - and eight Kentucky Derby winners. In addition, the farm has bred and/or raced five horses recognized as "Horse of the Year". Brad Kelley became the farm's operator in May 2012, and almost immediately celebrated a Preakness win with his colt, Oxbow, also a Derby contender. Kelley was born and raised in Bowling Green, Kentucky and found much success following his teenage role as the secretary of his high school's Future Farmers of America club. Kelley pursued a career in manufacturing and land investment, and he is also very active in environmental and wildlife conservation. Kelley is recognized as the 4th largest landowner in the United States.
Broken Vow--Rich Find, by Exploit
Like her sire Broken Vow, Broken Spell has already moved on to route distances in her young career. The chestnut filly started off sprinting, tried turf and synthetic routes, then switched to the dirt over a distance of ground.
Broken Vow also quickly graduated to longer distances, taking a pair of graded contests going nine furlongs during his career and also running third in the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park Handicap at 1 ¼ miles.
His offspring have had no trouble emulating the stallion, with the likes of Grade 1 winners Sassy Image and Cotton Blossom both competing, and winning, at a mile or longer. Fellow Grade 1 queen Unbridled Belle was victorious all the way up to 10 furlongs during her time on track.
Broken Spell’s dam, the Exploit mare Rich Find, only adds to her stamina capabilities as a half-sister to the dam of Grade 2 heroine Eight Belles, who finished second in the 2008 Kentucky Derby against the boys before her tragic breakdown in the gallop out.
Broken Spell’s third dam is stakes victress Belonging, who foaled dual Grade 3-winning top sire Belong to Me, while her fourth dam is champion handicap mare Straight Deal.
Straight Deal would go on in the breeding shed to produce the Grade 1 mother-daughter duo of Desiree and Adored, as well as the dam of fellow Grade 1 scorer Qualify.
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