Missy's Mirage

Gray or roan mare foaled February 24, 1988 by Stop the Music-First
Mirage, by Riva Ridge

Breeder: Joseph & William Stavola, Inc.

Owner: Middletown Stables

Trainer: H. Allen Jerkens

Record: 28 starts: 14 wins, 8 seconds, 1 third. Earnings of $838,894

Missy's Mirage was foaled on Feb. 24, 1988 at Middletown Stables in Colts Neck. Bred by Joseph and William Stavola, Inc. and owned by Middletown Stables, Missy's Mirage showed her talent early on, winning her first two starts by a combined 23 lengths. Under the direction of Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens, Missy's Mirage was considered one of the best fillies and mares of her era, finishing first or second in 11 of her 13 graded stakes starts. Among her victories were Grade 1 scores in Belmont Park's Shuvee and Hempstead Handicaps. 

The versatile mare by Stop the Music out of First Mirage, by Riva Ridge, won at distances ranging from 6 furlongs to 1 1⁄8 miles. Missy's Mirage retired with fourteen wins, eight seconds and one third with earnings of $838,894 from 28 starts.

Missy's Mirage was inducted in the New Jersey-bred Hall of Fame in 2013

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