Anyway, Valerie provided some food [but mostly wine] for thought. I pondered over a rather modest sampling ...
Blind Luck? Has she ever raced in open company? Wuss.
Goldikova? Oh yeah, she's the real mucho macho [wo]man!
Danedream? A dream come true! Magnifique! Oops ... she's German: Herrlich!
Never Retreat? Won the First Lady, not the Lady/Gentleman.
Secret Admirer? A lot to admire!
Life At Ten? Still investigating ...
Well, that's not a very fair sampling but the wunderfillies that come to mind don't exactly reside on this side of the pond. And, as an interesting footnote, I read in today's issue of Breeders' Cup
Not only is open company horse racing "pitifully myopic" here in the U.S., it seems borderline tragic. And speaking of tragic, there is nothing more tragic than the news out of Sheboygan, Wisconsin:
Shelf collapse shatters 6,810 wine bottles
So much for