She’s A Great Lady

  • Dexter Nukes
  • Miss Donna Mayo
  • broodmare
  • 1992
  • (1992 , P, 4, 1:50.4M $973,382)

    A mare with her credentials barely needs an introduction. Shes A Great Lady is so great they actually named a race after her. She also held a world record that spanned more then a decade.

    Born in 1992 she became a star on the track, setting a world record at Delaware not once but twice, at 3 and again at 4, records that remained longer then most. Great horses are blessed to have races named after them and Great Lady was definitely that great. Earning just shy of $1 million and taking a mark of 1:50.4, she toured the ovals of North America from 2 through 5 earning respect from everyone she raced against. 

    After a budding broodmare career that began under the expert eye of Carter Duer at Peninsula Farm and owned by L&L Devisser, she was sold to us in the fall of 2006. She came with another Golden Girl who we will introduce next week (in fact the two mares have spent more then 20 years together and at varying intervals have been best friends and the worst of enemies).

    Great Lady's broodmare career spanned 12 years but she only produced 6 foals and none garnered the fame and fortune of their revered mother. After her final foaling in 2012, Great Lady has remained a fixture in our group of Golden Girls. As of now the 26 year old mare with a chewed off tail remains an unbreakable spirit, malevolent, dismissive, and otherwise healthy and happy, believing that her horse groupies and not humans care for her best.

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Performance Record

Race Record

2 8 5 0 1 $20,942
3 25 14 4 1 $610,930
4 17 7 5 3 $325,910 1:50.4
5 2 0 1 1 $15,600
TOTAL 52 26 10 6 $973,382 1:50.4



Produce History

Year Foaled Name Sire Sex Earnings Record Yearling Sale $
2012 Better Than Great Sportswriter Filly
2011 Lady Be Great Western Ideal Filly $2,140 1:58.0Q
2010 Protocol Bettor's Delight Gelding $12,512 1:55.3
2009 Upper East Side Art Major Colt Died Died Died
2007 She's Poison Western Ideal Filly $19,200 1:54.0
2004 Ciroc Real Desire Colt $84,658 1:52.4
2001 HB Carter Western Hanover Gelding $123,315 1:52.0
2002 Oliver Jackson Western Hanover Gelding $337,268 1:50.0
2000 He's A Great Guy Jenna's Beach Boy Gelding $34,583 1:58.4
1999 Beachy Lady Jenna's Beach Boy Filly $7,200 2:01.0Q
1998 Lady Macbeach Jenna's Beach Boy Filly $802,296 1:52.1