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11/7/23 - Seattle Slew Descendants Win Coveted Breeders' Cup Trophies

Seven descendants of Seattle Slew, including two repeat winners, made final claims for year-end championships by capturing half of the 2023 Breeders' Cup World Championships events at Santa Anita November 3 and 4. The Slew Crew congratulates the winners and all their connections, especially the breeders who share the glory on these days to honor the best and their breeders. We wish you continued successes.

WHITE ABARRIO (Race Day), whose sire line leads right to Seattle Slew, won the biggest race of the weekend, the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) on November 4. The race-time favorite pressed the pace before... [more]

6/11/23 - Remembering Slew's Belmont Win


We are remembering your Belmont day in 1977. We were concerned about the mud but knew you loved Belmont Park. You won the Champagne Stakes there the year before, going one mile in 1:34 2/5.

You always did things your way, so when Billy was late, you took your time getting to the paddock. You were late and we were worried.

But you did not disappoint. You did your war dance in the paddock and your New York fans were thrille... [more]

6/10/23 - Slew Crew Congratulates Belmont Stakes Winner Arcangelo

Coming off a win in the Peter Pan Stakes (G3) over the same track on May 13, lightly raced ARCANGELO (Arrogate) proved up to the test of champions and showed his class by winning the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes (G1) by 1 1/2 lengths over last year's two-year-old champion Forte (Violence).

Arcangelo, who is out of the Tapit mare Modeling, and Forte, whose third dam is Seattle Slew's daughter Kew Garden, lead a parade of three more descendants of Slew across the line: Tapit Trice (Tapit) in third and Hit Show (Candy Ride [Arg]) and Angel of Empire (Classic Empire) who finished in a dead heat for fourth. Hit Show is ou... [more]

6/10/23 - Slew Crew Congratulates Pretty Mischievous

The three-year-old filly PRETTY MISCHIEVOUS (Into Mischief) has made the most of her spring, winning the Kentucky Oaks (G1) at Churchill Downs on May 5 before capturing the Acorn Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park on June 9. She started 2023 with a win in the Rachel Alexandra Stakes (G2) in February followed by a second in the Fair Grounds Oaks (G2) in March.

The bay filly, who is a Kentucky homebred for Godolphin, was produced from Grade 1 winner Pretty City Dancer, who is by Tapit. She is trained by Brendan Walsh and piloted by Tyler Gaffalione.


5/5/23 - Derby Weekend 2023


Forty-six years ago, on May 7, 1977, we celebrated your Kentucky Derby win! That race was your destiny and there was no stopping you. You had speed, heart and courage.

You went to race in Heaven the same day as your triumphant Derby win, 25 years later on May 7, 2002.



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