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Hip 204 – Unnamed Filly (TX)
Dark Bay or Brown Filly; foaled March 21, 2022
(Competitive Edge x Seeking Simplicity, by Seeking The Gold)
Ken Carson, Retired General Manager of Valor Farms, is one of the Thoroughbred industry’s foremost pedigree authorities. Highlander Training Center is proud to offer Carson’s notes & analysis on each of the yearlings in our consignment. We hope you find this information of benefit when evaluating these Highlander-consigned yearlings.
Ken Carson Pedigree Analysis:
TX BRED dk b filly (3/21/22) by Competitive Edge x Seeking Simplicity, by Seeking The Gold
*A very strong and deep female family, the third dam in this filly’s pedigree is the Secretariat mare In On The Secret, dam of ASK ME NO SECRETS-G3 (this filly’s second dam) and stakes placed Royal Tryst ($410,500, 3rd in the Dubai Duty Free-G1 and 3rd in the G2 Maktum Challenge Round 3
*Seeking Simplicity's half-brother brought $1,000,000 at the Keeneland September Sale
*By COMPETITIVE EDGE, winner of the Hopeful S.-G1 at 2 and the Pat Day Mile-G2 at 3; sire of EDGEWAY-G3($753,860), MILES AHEAD-G3 ($732,013), BOB'S EDGE-G3 ($556,695), etc.
*Competitive Edge is the sire of earners of $13,000,000 with average earnings per starter of nearly $74,000. His top performers include Ryvit (A TTA Yearling Sale graduate) that won three straight stakes races in 2023 including the Grade III Chick Lang Stakes at Pimlico.
*This filly is from the strong 16-h family which has produced such runners as Epsom Oaks winner Anapurna, Kentucky Derby winners Barbaro and Chateaugay, Preakness and Belmont winner Little Current, Preakness winner Red Bullet,and Champion Sister Charlie, etc.