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Sire Carvin
Dam Plencia
Grandsire Marino
Damsire Le Haar
Gender Filly
Foaled 1973
Country Ireland
Color Bay
Breeder Dayton Ltd.
Owner Daniel Wildenstein
Trainer Angel Penna, Sr.
Record 10: 6-1-0
Earnings €330,113 (equivalent)
Pawneese is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Plencia by Carvin. She was born around 1973 in Ireland, and was bred by Dayton Ltd..
Major wins

Prix Penelope (1976)
Prix Cleopatre (1976)
K. George VI & Q. Elizabeth Stakes (1976)

French Classic Race wins:
Prix de Diane (1976)

British Classic Race wins:
Epsom Oaks (1976)
French Champion 3-Yr-Old Filly (1976)
English Champion 3-Yr-Old Stayer (1976)
Europe Champion 3-Yr-Old Filly (1976)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 14, 2007

Pawneese (1973-1997) was an French Thoroughbred racehorse who was Europe's top racing filly in 1976. Bred in Ireland by her owner, Daniel Wildenstein, she was sired by Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud winner Carvin and out of the mare Plencia, a daughter of Le Haar, 1963's Leading sire in France.

Trained by Angel Penna, Sr., Pawneese raced twice at age two without winning. At age three in 1976, under jockey Yves Saint-Martin she won six straight races including a British and a French Classic. She dominated in England's Epsom Oaks, winning by five lengths and in France's Prix de Diane, she ran away from her competition to win by eleven and a half lengths. In July, the filly was sent back to England to run in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot Racecourse. Up against not only males, but older horses as well, Pawneese defeated a field that included the 1975 St. Leger Stakes winner, Bruni. No French-trained horse would win the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes for another thirty years until Hurricane Run accomplished the feat in 2006. Her victory was memorialized by noted equine artist Richard Stone Reeves in his painting titled Pawneese defeats Bruni and Orange Boy.

In September 1976, Pawneese ran seventh in the Prix Vermeille and ended her racing career with an eleventh place result in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Retired to broodmare duty, Pawneese produced five foals before she died at age twenty-four on March 18, 1997 at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.



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