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US Millionaire Lady Of Venice Retired To Auction
US millionaire & multiple stakes-winning 5YO French-bred mare Lady Of Venice (Loup Solitaire-Lacewings, by Forty Niner) has been retired from racing, reported bloodhorse.com. Lady Of Venice won or placed in 10 stakes (9 graded-stakes) following her arrival from France as a 2YO (where she won 2 of 3 starts) & overall won or placed in 14 of 16 starts & earned US$1,308,771. Her highlights include victories in 2007's Gr3 Cashcal Invitational Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) at Hollywood Park & Gr3 Winstar Distaff Handicap (8 furlongs on turf) at Lone Star Park, plus 2006's Gr3 Regret Stakes (9 furlongs on turf) at Churchill Downs & Listed Appalachian Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) at Keeneland, as well as placings in 2008's Gr1 Just A Game Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) at Belmont Park, Gr2 Cashcal Invitational Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) at Hollywood Park & Gr2 Jenny Wiley Stakes (8.5 furlongs on turf) at Keeneland, 2007's Gr1 Matriarch Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) at Hollywopod Park & Gr1 Beverly D Stakes (9.5 furlongs on turf) at Arlington Park, & 2006's Gr2 Lake Placid Handicap (9 furlongs on turf) at Saratoga. Lady Of Venice "will be offered by Meg Levy's Bluewater Sales at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November mixed sale."