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Washington Broodmare-Of-Year Outofthebluebell Dies Aged 22
US stakes-winner & 2000 Washington Broodmare-Of-The-Year Outofthebluebell (from Star Envoy mare Natchez Bluebell) died aged 22 "due to complications from a strangulated small intestine", reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Outofthebluebell produced 6 winners from 8 starters (including 2000 Gr1 Ashland Stakes winner Rings A Chime, who also finished 2nd in that year's Gr1 Kentucky Oaks & Gr3 Santa Ysabel Stakes plus 3rd in the Gr1 Las Virgenes Stakes). On the track herself, Outofthebluebell notched 8 wins & 13 placings from 36 starts.