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My Juliet

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My Juliet

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1972 Bay Mare by Gallant Romeo-My Bupers, by Bupers

Owner: George Wesel, Jr.
Trainer: Leland Ripley / Eugene Euster
Breeder: J.R. Bettersworth

Biography: 1976 Sprint Champion My Juliet began her career at Nebraska’s Fonner Park before moving on to other Midwest tracks, and eventually the East Coast. As a three-year-old, she won nine of 15 starts including the Gr.I Cotillion at Keystone, where she never lost a race. She defeated colts in the Gr.II Vosburgh S. at Aqueduct, the Michigan Mile and One Eighth H. at Detroit Racecourse, and in the Neshaminy H. at Keystone. A KY-bred trained by Leland Ripley, then Eugene Euster, and owned by George Weasel, Jr., My Juliet produced two stakes winning fillies by Alydar before dying at the age of 29.

Career Highlights*:
1976 Eclipse Award Champion Sprinter
1st: Cotillion Stakes (G2), Michigan Mile and One Eighth Handicap (G2), Vosburgh Handicap (G2), Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G3), Test Stakes (G3), Vagrancy Handicap (G3), Ak-Sar-Ben Princess Stakes, Anne Arundel Handicap, Dogwood Stakes, Doylestown Handicap, Endine Handicap, Fair Haven Handicap, Las Flores Handicap, Neshaminy Handicap, Next Move Handicap, Pocahontas Stakes, Ta Wee Handicap
2nd: San Carlos Handicap (G2), Ak-Sar-Ben Omaha Gold Cup (G3), Ashland Stakes (G3)
3rd: Malibu Stakes (G2), La Troienne Stakes
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.