Foal Patrol Season 5 to kick off in January
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Season 5 of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s popular live webcam series Foal Patrol will debut online at www.foalpatrol.com on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. Season 5 will feature in-foal mares at Claiborne Farm, Gainesway Farm, Safari North at Pauls Mill Farm, and Three Chimneys Farm — all based in Kentucky — and Old Tavern Farm in New York.
Foal Patrol is a one-of-a-kind collection of live cameras following the daily activities of in-foal mares produced by the National Museum of Racing. Millions of people throughout the world have viewed the popular webcam program since its initial launch in late 2017.
Here is a closer look at the Foal Patrol Season 5 participants:
Elate (Claiborne Farm, Paris, Ky.)
In foal to WinStar Farm stallion Speightstown, Elate (KY) is an 8-year-old dark bay daughter of Medaglia d’Oro out of the Distorted Humor mare Cheery. She was bred and campaigned by Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider and trained throughout her four-year career by Hall of Famer Bill Mott. After breaking her maiden in her career debut and only start as a 2-year-old at Aqueduct in November 2016, Elate won back-to-back Grade 1s in the Alabama Stakes and Beldame Stakes as a sophomore. As a 4-year-old in 2018, she won the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap and placed in the Personal Ensign. In her final season, Elate won the Grade 2 Fleur de Lis Handicap and repeated in the Delaware Handicap (a Grade 2 in 2018). She also finished second in the Azeri, Personal Ensign, and Spinster. Overall, Elate posted a record of 7-7-2 from 19 starts and earned more than $2.6 million.
Elate has delivered one foal to date, a dark bay filly by War Front, in 2021. Her foal by Speightstown has an expected due date of March 13, 2022.
Spanish Bunny (Gainesway Farm, Lexington, Ky.)
In foal to Coolmore stallion Uncle Mo, Spanish Bunny (CA) is a 15-year-old bay daughter of Unusual Heat out of the El Gran Senor mare Spanish Beam. Purchased by Gainesway for $130,000 at the 2015 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, Spanish Bunny made 20 starts in her career from 2008 through 2011. Her lone victory was at Del Mar in 2010. She competed exclusively in California.
Of her six foals to date, Spanish Bunny has produced four starters, including Grade 1 winner Spanish Queen (2015 American Oaks) and multiple stakes winner Spanish Loveaffair. Her foal by Uncle Mo has an expected due date of Feb. 2, 2022.
Traveling Tiger (Safari North at Pauls Mill Farm, Versailles, Ky.)
In foal to WinStar Farm stallion Audible, Traveling Tiger (KY) is a 6-year-old bay daughter of Candy Ride out of the Stormy mare Atlantic Voyage. Purchased by Susan Moulton’s Safari North at Pauls Mill Farm for $40,000 at the 2020 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, Traveling Tiger was unplaced in her only two career starts at Penn National in 2019.
Traveling Tiger has delivered one foal to date, a chestnut colt by Good Magic, in 2021. Her foal by Audible has an estimated due date of late January 2022.
Repeta (Three Chimneys Farm, Midway, Ky.)
In foal to Three Chimneys Farm freshman sire Volatile, Repeta (KY) is an 11-year-old daughter of Broken Vow out of the Atticus mare Attico. Bred by Wertheimer et Frere, Repeta was unraced. She was purchased by Mulholland Springs for $70,000 at the 2020 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Of her six foals to date, Repeta has produced four starters, including three winners. Her foal by Volatile has an estimated due date of late March or early April 2022.
Floripa (Old Tavern Farm, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
In foal to Spendthrift Farm stallion Vekoma, Floripa (KY) is an 8-year-old gray or roan daughter of Tapit out of the Dixieland Band mare Southern Sonata. Unplaced in seven career starts, Floripa was purchased for $57,000 by Old Tavern Farm at the 2019 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Floripa has delivered two foals to date, including one winner. Her foal by Vekoma has an expected due date of May 5, 2022.
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