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Peppers Pride: 19 19-0-0 formally retired to the shed .. in KY

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  • Yeah!!! Fingers crossed for a successful, uneventful pregnancy!
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    • Original Poster

      Sadly like other tough as nails mares on the track the breeding work is less then easy

      DRF 11-5-09 "Peppers Pride loses first foal"

      Peppers Pride has lost the Tiznow foal she was carrying, her breeder and co-owner Joe Allen said on Thursday. It was to be the first foal for the history-making mare, who retired undefeated in 19 starts in January. Allen said the foal had been due in late February or early March.

      He said Peppers Pride will probably be bred back to Tiznow next season. She is based in Kentucky.

      Allen said Peppers Pride lost her foal about 10 days ago.

      "We had her checked not too long ago and everything was fine," Allen said. "We had the foal checked and it had no problems. It's just one of those things. There's no rhyme or reason.

      "I was headed to my doctor for my annual stress test when they called me. It was just kind of a sickening feeling. I've been in this long enough. Stuff happens."


      • Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist


        • Wonder how Allen's stress test went
          Having lost one @ 8mos. also, I know how he feels. Even tho my mare wasn't famous it was still devastating. The very least of the crappy feelings is that it was a whole year wasted! I had another one "slip" a foal at 21days and even though I decided it was too late in the yr. to breed her back, that was somehow much less traumatic.
          "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George


          • Bummer. Fingers crossed for next season.
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            • She has foaled a Distorted Humor filly! BH has the story.


              • Yay, thanks for the update.


                • What a cutie!
                  "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."


                  • Yeah! That's great news!

                    Too bad I can't open the link at work (firewall)...

                    ETA: Got to see the foal's pic via the Thoroughbred Times site. Cutie pie indeed!
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                    • What a face! <3
                      Randee Beckman ~Otteridge Farm, LLC (http://on.fb.me/1iJEqvR)~ Marketing Manager - The Clothes Horse & Jennifer Oliver Equine Insurance Specialist


                      • Original Poster

                        Video from Taylor Sales of Peppers Pride and her bay colt by Distorted Humor (uploaded 2-26-12) He was just foaled Feb. 25, 2012.


                        • Wow, what a sturdy guy. Hope he has as much fun racing as his mom had.


                          • Original Poster

                            DRF Feb 25, 2013: "Peppers Pride foals Malibu Moon colt"

                            Peppers Pride, a fan favorite who retired unbeaten after 19 starts in 2009, gave birth to her third foal on Feb. 22, a Malibu Moon colt born at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Ky.

                            The 10-year-old Desert God mare is also the dam of a 2-year-old Distorted Humor filly and a yearling Distorted Humor colt.