Pee Wee Reese captures the G2 Eddie D Stakes at Santa Anita - Benoit Photo

Pee Wee Reese wins the G2 Eddie D stake, Breeders’ Cup next

Source: Paulick Report

Nick Alexander’s homebred Pee Wee Reese (whose dam was purchased by Gayle Van Leer) earned his second graded stakes victory in Friday’s Grade 2 Eddie D, making a move up the rail and streaking away down the stretch to win by three-quarters of a length as the 5-2 second choice. The 6-year-old son of Tribal Rule, ridden by Flavien Prat for trainer Phil D’Amato, covered five furlongs over Santa Anita’s firm turf course in 55.33 seconds.

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BEST PAL winning the first running of the Grade 1 Pacific Classic at the Del Mar Racetrack

TVG Feature on $5,668,245 earner Best Pal

Source: TVG

TVG profiles multiple Grade 1 winner and earner of $5.6m, Best Pal whose career Gayle Van Leer managed for John and Betty Mabee’s Golden Eagle Farm. The Grade 2 Best Pal Stakes for 2yr olds, run annually at the Del Mar Racetrack, is named in honor of this fan favorite who raced  through his 7yr old year.

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Thoroughbred Royal FJ begins his second career as a show horse

11-Year Old Royal FJ, Retired Sound this Past October Makes Stunning Apperance at Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show

Source: Santa Anita Press Release

RACING ROYALTY—In his first-ever horse show appearance, 11-year-old Royal F J (Gayle Van Leer yearling purchase), who was retired sound this past October with nine wins from 102 starts (read about him making his milestone 100th start) and earnings of $568,150 made a stunning appearance this past Saturday at the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show at Galway Downs.

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