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1st Foal For 2008 US Champ Proud Spell
In the US, Brereton Jones's multiple Gr1-winning 5YO mare Proud Spell (Proud Citizen-Pacific Spell, by Langfuhr) who took the 2008 Eclipse Award as Champion 3YO filly, produced her 1st foal at Airdrie Stud: a filly by Indian Charlie. Proud Spell will now be bred-back to multiple Gr1-winner & boom US 3rd-season sire Medaglia d'Oro (shuttling to Darley Australia in 2010). On the track, Proud Spell recorded 7 wins (including victories in the Gr1 Kentucky Oaks, Gr1 Alabama Stakes, Gr2 Fair Grounds Oaks, Gr2 Delaware Oaks, Gr2 Matron Stakes & Listed White Clay Creek Stakes) & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Ashland Stakes, Gr1 Mother Goose Stakes, Gr1 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, Gr2 Silverbulletday Stakes & Gr2 Fitz Dixon Cotillion Stakes) from 13 starts for US$2,131,610 earnings.