De La Rose

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De La Rose
Sire Nijinsky
Grandsire Northern Dancer
Dam Rosetta Stone
Damsire Round Table
Sex Filly
Foaled 1978
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder Dr. & Mrs. R. Smiser West &
MacKenzie Miller
Owner Henryk de Kwiatkowski
Trainer Woody Stephens
Record 26: 11-6-0
Earnings $544,647
Major wins
Hollywood Derby (1981)
Athenia Handicap (1981)
Diana Handicap (1981)
Saranac Stakes (1981)
Long Branch Stakes (1981)
E. P. Taylor Stakes (1981)
Awards
U.S. Champion Female Turf Horse (1981)
Honours
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame (1982)
De La Rose Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
Last updated on January 14, 2008

De La Rose (1978–2001) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred in Kentucky, she was the daughter of English Triple Crown champion Nijinsky. Her grandsire was U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Northern Dancer, and her damsire was another U.S. Hall of Famer, Round Table. She was purchased and raced by Henryk de Kwiatkowski, who later acquired the famed Calumet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky.

De La Rose, was voted the 1981 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Female Turf Horse, Retired to broodmare duty, she produced seven foals. On March 6, 2001, at age twenty-three, De La Rose was euthanized due to infirmities of old age.

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