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Forest Wildcat Colt To Personal Ensign

Wednesday, 5th April 2006

In the US, undefeated champion & 1996 Broodmare-Of-The-Year Personal Ensign (Private Account-Grecian Banner, by Hoist The Flag) delivered a Forest Wildcat colt at Claiborne Farm in Kentucky, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. The colt is the 10th foal produced by 22-year-old Personal Ensign "who nearly died in 1998 from complications in the foaling of a Mr Prospector colt that did not survive". Personal Ensign is the dam of 8 winners from 8 runners, including Gr1 winners Miner's Mark, My Flag & NZ The Oak's Stud shuttler Traditionally, plus Gr1-placed winner & sire Our Emblem. Unbeaten in 13 starts from 1986-88, Personal Ensign won 8 Gr1 races (including the 1988 Gr1 Breeders' Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs en route to the US Eclipse Award as the season's champion older female) while earning US$1,679,880.

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