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|Dec 8 2012||Hollywood Starlet Hollywood Park||I||1 1/16 M||4||REPLAY|
|Nov 2 2012||Grey Goose Juvenile Fillies Oak Tree at Santa Anita||I||1 1/16 M||2||REPLAY|
|Sep 29 2012||Chandelier Santa Anita Park||I||1 1/6 M||1||REPLAY|
Hall of Famer Bob Baffert won the Kentucky Derby back-to-back in 1997 and 1998 with Silver Charm and Real Quiet and again in 2002 with War Emblem. He has saddled 19 horses in the Run for the Roses. He has won the Preakness stakes a record tying five times and has won the Eclipse Award for top trainer three times. Baffert has saddled two Kentucky Oaks winners, Silverbulletday and Plum Pretty.
Mike Pegram, Karl Watson, Paul Weitman
Pegram, Watson and Weitman have been lifelong friends and have had a great deal of success in the horse business together. The first horse the three partners purchased was Midnight Lute who won back to back editions of the Breeder's Cup Sprint and was named Eclipse Champion sprinter. They followed that success with champion two and three year old Lookin at Lucky . Pegram owns a string of McDonald's restaurants in Arizona and Watson and Weitman own car dealerships in Arizona.
Executiveprivilege is by multiple Grade 1-winning sire First Samurai out of the Grade 2-placed Unaccounted For mare Refugee.
Her sire captured the first four races of his career before running third in the BC Juvenile. He only raced three times as a sophomore, taking a Grade 2 via disqualification and running second in another Grade 2 contest.
First Samurai suffered an injury during a Grade 1 race in the spring of his three-year-old season, and was retired later that fall. Thus far he has sired, among others, Grade 2 hero Justin Phillip as well as Grade 3 divas Le Mi Geaux and Northern Passion.
Refugee raced primarily on turf during her time on track and only competed twice against stakes company, running a close third in a Grade 2 contest midway through her career.
Executiveprivilege’s third dam is noted champion Davona Dale, who captured the 1979 edition of the Kentucky Oaks as well as four other Grade 1 events. One of Davona Dale’s sons, the Seattle Slew colt Le Voyageur, would go on to place in the Belmont Stakes 10 years after his dam’s Oaks victory.
This female family is also responsible for 1984 Preakness Stake victor Gate Dancer, who ran fourth in the Kentucky Derby and sixth in the Belmont Stakes.
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