2018 bay Thoroughbred filly
Tess is regally bred on both her male and female side. She hails from the family of Flintshire and Enable as well as the prolific stallion, Empire Maker, the grandsire of American Pharaoh. She was trained by the Grade 1 winning trainer, H. James Bond who described her training and work ethic as “excellent”. She made her racing debut on Travers Day and handled everything in stride and made her entire team extremely proud.
After several months back in training, we have decided to retire our beautiful mare and she is in preparation for her next career as a performance horse. or broodmare. VIsitors are always welcome to see her. Pleasee call first and we can make arrangements.
- Foaling Date 3/4/2018
- Flintshire (GB) x Ibis by Empire Maker.
- TrueNick rating: A++.
- Breeders Cup Nominated.
- Registered NY Bred
- Trainer: H. James Bond
- Retired and located in Schuylerville, NY.
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Read all about the extraordinary career of Flintshire on the Hill-n-Dale website.
- 5-time G1 Winner of $9,589,910.
- Group 1 victories in:
- the Grand Prix de Paris (G1) at Longchamp in France,
- the Hong Kong Vase (G1) at Sha Tin in Hong Kong,
- the Sword Dancer (G1) twice at Saratoga and
- the Woodford Reserve Manhattan (G1) at Belmont.
- In addition, the eighteen-time Graded/Group Stakes Performer ran second in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1), twice, the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1), the Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), the Hong Kong Vase (G1), the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1), the Grand Prix de Saint Cloud (G1), and the Coronation Cup (G1) at Epsom in England.
- Flintshire is the #1 ranked turf horse by Daily Racing Form and he owns the two highest turf Beyer Speed Figures of 2016.