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Emotional Kitten

Kitten's Joy - Silent Emotion, By Ghazi

Lael Stables


Dialed In

Bred To

Born at 12:37 a.m. on April 24, 2020

Foaling Date

Denali Stud


About Emotional Kitten

Emotional Kitten is a 9-year-old chestnut daughter of Kitten’s Joy owned by Gretchen and Roy Jackson’s Lael Stables. Emotional Kitten was bred in Pennsylvania by Ken and Sarah Ramsey and was campaigned by the Ramseys from 2012 through 2016. Out of the Ghazi mare Silent Emotion, she won or placed in 16 of 29 career starts, including victories in the Grade 2 Mrs. Revere Stakes at Churchill Downs and the Hilltop Stakes at Pimlico. Emotional Kitten is in foal to Dialed In, with an estimated foaling date of April 25, 2020.

Daily Routine

7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
20 to 25 pounds of hay
8-10 quarts of feed a.m. and p.m.
Free choice water

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About the Owner

Lael Stables
Lael Stables

Lael Stables

The Pennsylvania-based Lael Stables of Gretchen and Roy Jackson has enjoyed tremendous success in thoroughbred racing. Their most famous horse was 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro. Lael has also campaigned graded stakes winners such as Showing Up, Divining Rod, Ready Set, Ageless, Hawksmoor, Precious Kitten, No Dozing, My Princess Jess, and Check the Label, among others. Lael Stables won the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Owner in 2006.

Denali Stud

Based in Paris, KY, Craig and Holly Bandoroff’s Denali Stud was established in 1990 on more than 700 acres in Bourbon County. Since its founding, Denali has sold more than $496 million worth of horses. Denali is consistently among the leading consignors of yearlings, weanlings, and broodmares at public auctions in Kentucky and New York. Equally impressive is the racetrack performance of the farm’s graduates. More than 400 stakes horses have emerged from Denali consignments, including numerous racing stars who have gone on to lucrative stud careers, including Animal Kingdom, Uncle Mo, Real Quiet, Deputy Commander, and Champagne Room.

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