Love and Pride
A.P. Indy - Ile de France, By Storm Cat
About Love and Pride
Bred in Kentucky by Stud TNT, Love and Pride was foaled on April 27, 2008 and was a $380,000 purchase at the 2010 Keeneland April 2-year-olds in training sale. A dark bay daughter of A.P. Indy out of the Storm Cat mare Ile de France, Love and Pride was trained by seven-time Eclipse Award winner Todd Pletcher.
Racing from 2011 through 2012, Love and Pride started 17 times with a record of 7-2-4 and earnings of $985,760. She broke her maiden in her first career start on May 17, 2011 at Delaware Park. Later that year, Love and Pride won her first stakes race, the Proud Spell at Saratoga. As a 3-year-old, she won the Affectionately Stakes at Aqueduct and the Grade 3 Obeah Stakes at Delaware before posting back-to-back Grade 1 victories in the Personal Ensign Handicap at Saratoga and the Zenyatta Stakes at Santa Anita. She concluded her career by finishing fifth behind the likes of Royal Delta and My Miss Aurelia in the Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic at Santa Anita. At the 2013 Fasig-Tipton fall mixed sale, Love and Pride was purchased by Three Chimneys as a broodmare prospect for $4.9 million.
About the Owner
Three Chimneys Farm
Three Chimneys Farm is one of the leading thoroughbred breeding operations in North America. Based in Midway, Ky., the farm was founded by Robert and Blythe Clay more than 40 years ago and has overseen prominent stallions such as Seattle Slew, Dynaformer and Rahy. Three Chimneys has also been involved with the breeding and or racing careers of such stellar mares as Hidden Lake, Pompeii, Gorgeous, Ave and Miss Keller.
Committed to continuing this illustrious history, the Borges Torrealba family, in November 2013 acquired a controlling interest in Three Chimneys. Gonçalo Borges Torrealba now serves as its chairman and upholds the longtime core philosophy that has driven the Three Chimneys for decades – “nobody does it alone.”