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Candy Éclair

Candy Éclair
Sire Northern Jove
Dam Candy's Best
Grandsire Northern Dancer
Damsire Candy Spots
Gender Filly
Foaled 1976
Country United States
Color Gray
Breeder Adele W. Paxson
Owner Adele W. Paxson
Trainer S. Allen King
Record 23: 15-4-1
Earnings US$403,845
Candy Éclair is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Candy's Best by Northern Jove. She was born around 1976 in the United States, and was bred by Adele W. Paxson.
Major wins
Brigantine Stakes (1978)
Selima Stakes (1978)
Mermaid Stakes (1978)
Ashland Stakes (1979)
Shirley Jones Stakes (1979)
Endine Stakes (1980)
Grey Flight Handicap (1980)
Regret Handicap (1980)
American Co-Champion Two-Year-Old Filly (1978)
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame (1979)
Candy Eclair Stakes at Monmouth Park
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Candy Éclair (foaled April 14, 1976 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred and raced by prominent Pennsylvanian horsewoman, Adele Paxson, she was a granddaughter of the most important sire of the 20th Century, Northern Dancer. She was out of the mare Candy's Best, a daughter of the 1963 Santa Anita Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, Candy Spots.

Candy Éclair was conditioned for racing by Allen King and winter-trained at the Aiken Training Track in Aiken, South Carolina. Undefeated in all five of her starts at age two, she shared 1978 American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly honors with It's In The Air. Candy Éclair won stakes races again at age three and four, finishing her career having won fifteen of her twenty-three starts. She was elected to the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame on March 17, 1979.

As a broodmare, Candy Éclair produced five foals, none of which met with racing success.



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