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Ventura (horse)

Sire Chester House
Dam Estala
Grandsire Mr. Prospector
Damsire Be My Guest
Gender Mare
Foaled 2004
Country 22x20px United States
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder Khalid Abdulla
Juddmonte Farms
Owner Juddmonte Farms
Trainer Amanda J.Perrett (UK)
Robert J. Frankel (USA)
Record 21: 10-8-1
Earnings $2,580,367
Ventura is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Estala by Chester House. She was born around 2004 in the 22x20px United States, and was bred by Khalid Abdulla
Juddmonte Farms.
Major wins

Hyde Stakes (2007)
Just A Game Handicap (2008)
Vinery Madison Stakes (2008)
Santa Monica Handicap (2009)
Woodbine Mile (2009)
Matriarch Stakes (2009)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (2008)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Ventura (foaled January 31, 2004 in Kentucky) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who competed in the United Kingdom and the United States. She was bred and raced by Khalid Abdulla's Juddmonte Farms.

Racing career

In 2006, the two-year-old Ventura made one start at the Lingfield Racecourse on Polytrack synthetic dirt, finishing off the board. In 2007, she raced in the United Kingdom where she had three wins and three seconds from seven starts. Her first six races were all on turf but her last came on synthetic dirt in the Hyde Stakes at Kempton Park Racecourse. Sent to the United States for 2008, Ventura won three Grade I stakes for trainer, Robert Frankel. She captured the Just A Game Handicap on the turf at Belmont Park and the Vinery Madison Stakes on Polytrack synthetic dirt at Keeneland before winning the richest and most important race of her career, the US$1 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint on the synthetic dirt at Santa Anita Park.

At age five in 2009, Ventura won two more Grade I races in the United States and the Grade I Woodbine Mile in Canada. Defending her Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint title, Venture ran second to Informed Decision on the synthetic dirt at Santa Anita Park. Ventura finished her career with a win in the Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes



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