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Reine Enchanteur (f. 1967) was a Thoroughbred racehorse out of Sea Bird who was sold for a world-record $405,000 ($2.9 million inflation adjusted) in 1968.[1][2][3]

Reine Enchanteur
SireSea Bird
GrandsireDan Cupid
DamLibra
DamsireHyperion
SexMare
Foaled1967
OwnerWendell P. Rosso
Earnings$9,305

She earned a total career purse of $9,305.[2] Owner Wendell P. Rosso used her for breeding,[4] including with 1971 Blue Grass Stakes winner Impetuosity.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "High-Priced Filly Finishes Third". The Post-Standard. August 5, 1970. p. 18. Retrieved August 24, 2016 – via Newspapers.com  .
  2. ^ a b "Get Lost, Cinderella, Wajima's In Front". Sports Illustrated. September 22, 1975.
  3. ^ Randall, John; Morris, Tony (1985). Horse Racing: The Records. Guinness. p. 149. ISBN 0-85112-446-1.
  4. ^ Bassett, Ted; Mooney, Bill (2015). Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 10–11.
  5. ^ "Reine Enchanteur to be bred to Impetuosity here". Ocala Star-Banner. April 20, 1972.
Records
Preceded by
Majestic Prince
Most expensive Thoroughbred colt yearling
July 1968 – July 1970
Next:
Crowned Prince