- Open Mind (horse)
Open Mind Sire Deputy Minister Grandsire Vice Regent Dam Stage Luck Damsire Stage Door Johnny Sex Filly Foaled 1986 Country United States Colour Chestnut Breeder Due Process Stables Owner Eugene V. Klein Trainer D. Wayne Lukas Record 19: 12-2-2 Earnings $1,844,372 Major wins
Demoiselle Stakes (1988)Breeders' Cup wins:
Kentucky Oaks (1989)
Pimlico Oaks (1989)
Acorn Stakes (1989)
Mother Goose Stakes (1989)
Coaching Club American Oaks (1989)
Alabama Stakes (1989)
Bonnie Miss Stakes (1989)
Forward Gal Stakes (1989)
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (1988)
Awards American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly (1988)
American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly (1989)
Honours US Racing Hall of Fame (2011) Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Open Mind (foaled 1986 - died 1998) was an American Thoroughbred racing filly. In 1988, at two years of age, she won the Eclipse Award for American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly. In 1989, at three, she won the award as American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly. In her third year, she also won the American Triple Tiara of Thoroughbred Racing.
Open Mind (chestnut filly, by Deputy Minister out of Stage Lucky, by Stage Door Johnny), was bred in New Jersey by Due Process Stables. During her career, she won 12 of her 19 career starts. Owned by Eugene V. Klein and trained by US Racing Hall of Fame|Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas, Open Mind was named champion 2-year-old filly of 1988 when she won four of six starts, including the Grade I Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies with Angel Cordero, Jr. in the stirrups.
At age three, Open Mind won eight of her 11 starts, including the New York Filly Triple Crown (the Acorn Stakes, the Mother Goose Stakes, and the Coaching Club American Oaks. Each of these were Grade I events. That year, she also won the Kentucky Oaks and the Alabama Stakes. Winning the Alabama Stakes was her 10th consecutive win, seven of which were grade I races.
Open Mind died in Japan in 1998.
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