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US Gr1-Winner Evening Jewel Retired To Stud
US multiple Gr1-winning 5YO mare Evening Jewel (Northern Afleet-Jewel of the Night, by Giant's Causeway) "has been retired from racing & is to be sold to Aaron & Marie Jones," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Overall California-bred Evening Jewel recorded 7 wins (6 stakes, including 2010's Gr1 Del Mar Oaks over 9 furlongs, Gr1 Ashland Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Keeneland, Gr2 San Clemente Handicap over 8 furlongs at Del Mar & Gr2 Honeymoon Handicap over 9 furlongs at Hollywood Park, plus 2009's Listed California Breeders' Champion Stakes over 7 furlongs at Santa Anita) & 8 placings (including 2010's Gr1 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint over 7 furlongs at Churchill Downs, Gr1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup over 9 furlongs at Keeneland, Gr1 Kentucky Oaks over 9 furlongs at Churchill Downs, Gr1 Las Virgenes Stakes over 8 furlongs at Santa Anita & January's Gr3 Santa Ysabel Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Santa Anita) from 19 starts for US$1,221,399 earnings.