Rachel's Valentina Impresses in Debut
RACHEL'S VALENTINA — the two-year-old daughter of two Preakness Stakes (G1) winners — made a stunning debut at Saratoga on Aug. 2, defeating seven other young fillies in the process.
Sired by champion Bernardini (A.P. Indy) and out of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra (Medaglia d'Oro), the Seattle Slew great-granddaughter overcame a slow start and a five-wide run around the far turn to challenge the pacesetter down the lane. Gaining the lead late in the stretch, Rachel's Valentina's speed carried her to a two-length advantage at the line. She ran the six furlongs in 1:10 1/5 over the fast track. The m... [more]
American Pharoah Joins Seattle Slew, 10 Others with Belmont Win
AMERICAN PHAROAH (Pioneerof the Nile) became the 12th Triple Crown winner — 37 years after Affirmed last completed the feat and 38 years since Seattle Slew's undefeated run — on June 6 with a fantastic performance in the Belmont Stakes (G1).
The Slew Crew congratulates American Pharoah and his connections on this most wonderful achievement. The future Hall of Fame champion proved today that he belongs among the most elite of this sport.
American Pharoah started his Triple Crown bid on May 2 when he faced off ... [more]
Always in Our Hearts
On this day, when we celebrate your Kentucky Derby triumph and mourn your last breath, we remember you, Seattle Slew.
Your greatness and accomplishments are unmatched, and we celebrate your life everyday. But today, especially, we want to honor you and all that you did and all that your bloodline continues to do.
We are so proud of you. And we miss you tremendously.
All our love,