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Vinery Sire's US Daughter On The Mend
By Vinery's globally successful sire Red Ransom, one of the most promising mares in the US, Heavenly Ransom, is on the mend after fighting for her life. The winner of the Gr3 Wilshire Stakes at Hollywood Park in California during April underwent recent throat surgery and thoroughbredtimes.com reports she "has been unable to eat solid foods, living off intravenous fluids." Reduced to "a bag of bones" following a difficult operation to remove an abscess in her throat, Heavenly Ransom had won 3 of her 4 outings this season before being forced to undergo the surgery.