DENALI $1.6-MILLION SALE GRAD PRODUCES BELMONT WINNER
June 5, 2010
Denali sale graduate, GOLDEN BALLET, sold at the 2001 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale is the dam of 2010 Belmont winner DROSSELMEYER. Sold as a three-year-old broodmare prospect GOLDEN BALLET’s race record at the time of sale pointed to classic success. Racing for Heiligbrodt Racing Stable and Team Valor the stakes winning 2-year-old filly of 2000, went on to win the 2001 Santa Anita Oaks-G1, Las Virgenes S.-G1, Railbird S.-G2, Santa Ynez S.-G2 and was also 2nd in the Ashland S.-G1. Retired in 2001 due to injury Denali was fortunate to take her to the 2001 sale for her owners, where Marie Jones took a liking to her. She and her husband Aaron U. Jones are the breeders DROSSELMEYER.