Pleasantly Perfect

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Pleasantly Perfect
Sire Pleasant Colony
Grandsire His Majesty
Dam Regal State
Damsire Affirmed
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1998
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder Clovelly Farms
Owner Diamond A Racing Corps
Trainer Richard Mandella
Record 18: 9-3-2
Earnings $7,789,880
Major wins
Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (2002 & 2003)
Breeders' Cup Classic (2003)
San Antonio Handicap (2004)
Pacific Classic Stakes (2004)
Dubai World Cup (2004)
Last updated on February 17, 2007

Pleasantly Perfect (born April 2, 1998 in Lexington, Kentucky) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who retired as the fourth richest American horse in career earnings. A son of Pleasant Colony, winner of the 1981 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, he was out of the mare Regal State who won the 1985 Group One Prix Morny in France. His damsire was the 1978 U.S. Triple Crown champion, Affirmed.

Pleasantly Perfect's first major wins came in the 2003 Breeders' Cup Classic. In 2004 he won the world's richest horse race, the Dubai World Cup then in the 2004 Breeders' Cup Classic, finished third behind Roses in May and winner Ghostzapper.

Retired from racing at the end of the 2004 season, Pleasantly Perfect entered stud in 2005 at Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Kentucky.

His first horse to race is Rapid Redux, the winner of the Eclipse Special Award for 2011.


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