Ashado

Thoroughbred racehorse infobox
horsename = Ashado


caption =
sire = Saint Ballado
grandsire = Halo
dam = Goulash
damsire = Mari's Book
sex = Filly
foaled = 2001
country = United States flagicon|USA
colour = Dark Bay
breeder = Aaron & Marie Jones
owner = Jonabell Farm
trainer = Todd Pletcher
record = 21:12-4-3
earnings = $3,931,440
race = Spinaway Stakes (2003)
Demoiselle Stakes (2003)
Schuylerville Stakes (2003)
Cotillion Handicap (2004)
Kentucky Oaks (2004)
Breeders' Cup Distaff (2004)
Coaching Club American Oaks (2004)
Ogden Phipps Handicap (2005)
Go For Wand Handicap (2005)
Beldame Stakes (2005)
awards= U.S. Champion 3-Yr-Old filly (2004)
U.S. Champion Older Female Horse (2005)
honours = Ashado Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
updated= January 22, 2008

Ashado (born February 4, 2001) is American Thoroughbred mare racehorse. Highly successful in racing, she is a two-time Eclipse Award winner. At the end of the 2005 racing season her owner group, which included trainer Todd Pletcher, Paul Saylor, Johns Martin, and Mr. & Mrs. Jack Wolf, sold her at the Keeneland November auction for $9 million, a world-record price for a broodmare/broodmare prospect. Ashado was retired to broodmare duty at her new owner's Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.

Two-time champion Ashado, who sold for a world record $9 million, produced her first foal, a Storm Cat colt, on March 18, 2007. She is owned by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Stables and produced the Kentucky-bred colt for Darley Stud Management.

Ashado, by Saint Ballado, established a world record price for a broodmare or broodmare prospect when bought for $9 million by John Ferguson Bloodstock for Sheikh Mohammed at the 2005 Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Taylor Made Sales Agency consigned as agent.

Ashado's dam, Goulash (by Mari's Book), produced a half-brother to Ashado on March 21, 2007. The newborn colt is by Storm Cat.

References

* [http://www.pedigreequery.com/ashado Ashado's pedigree and stats]
* [http://www.bloodhorse.com/articleindex/article.asp?id=38615 "Bloodhorse" article on Ashado]


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