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  • Classy Mirage

    Bay mare foaled in 1990 by Storm Bird-First Mirage, by Riva Ridge.

    Breeder: Joseph & William Stavola Inc.
    Owner: Middletown Stables
    Trainer: H. Allen Jerkens

    Record:  25 starts: 13 wins, 4 seconds, 5 thirds.  Earnings of $716,712


    Classy Mirage was foaled on March 2, 1990 at Middletown Stables in Colt Neck.  Bred by Joseph and William Stavola, Inc, and owned by Middletown Stables, Classy Mirage won five of her first six starts by a combined 29 lengths including a five length victory in the Prioress Stakes (Grade 2) at Belmont Park. Under the direction of Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens, Classy Mirage won five graded stakes, including the Ballerina Handicap (Grade 1) at Saratoga, and placed in seven other blacktype races during her three-year career.

    Classy Mirage retired with 13 wins, including five graded stakes victories, four seconds and five thirds with earnings of $716,712 from 25 starts.

    Classy  Mirage was inducted into the New Jersey-bred Hall of Fame in 2016.,font/>


  • ​Lord Rebeau

    Dark bay or brown horse foaled in 1971 by Maribeau-Crestwood Dottie, by Call Over.

    Breeder: Paul Cresci
    Owner: Paul Cresci

    Trainer: William H. Hightower

    Record:  28 starts: 11 wins, 6 seconds, 5 thirds.  Earnings of $292,660

    Lord Rebeau was foaled on March 15, 1971.  Bred and owned by Paul Cresci, Lord Rebeau showed his brilliance as a two-year-old winning a division of the Cowdin Stakes (Grade 2) by five lengths over nine rivals.  Lord Rebeau was a versatile horse winning stake races ranging from six furlongs to a mile and one sixteenth against the best of his generation including future National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame inductees Forego and Foolish Pleasure.

    Lord Rebeau won three graded stakes races including the New Orleans Handicap (Grade 3) and Roseben Handicap (Grade 3) and placed in prestigious races such as the Metropolitan Handicap (Grade 1), Brooklyn Handicap (Grade 1) and Suburban Handicap (Grade 2). 

    Lord Rebeau retired with 11 wins, six seconds and five thirds with earnings of $292,660 from 28 starts.

    Lord Rebeau was inducted into the New Jersey-bred Hall of Fame in 2016.


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