Another New Stakes-Winner for American Pharoah

Tara Madgwick - Monday September 13

Coolmore's Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (USA) has been churning out stakes-winners this year with progressive mare Skygaze adding to the tally when taking out the $100,000 Belle Mahone Stakes (1 and 1/16th m) at Woodbine in Canada on Sunday.

Skygaze is the 22nd lifetime stakes-winner for American Pharoah - image Coolmore

Placed twice previously in Group III races, the Mark Casse trained mare scored a well deserved three length victory taking her overall record to five wins from 11 starts with prizemoney in excess of $185,000.

A $300,000 Keeneland September Yearling Sale purchase, Skygaze runs for Tracy Farmer and is a half-sister to Group II winner Sky Cape and stakes-winner Sunny Skies being one of nine winners from terrific producer Skyscape.

She becomes the 22nd stakes-winner for American Pharoah, who is back in Australia this spring standing at a fee of $49,500.

American Pharoah has been in hot form this year siring 14 stakes-winners since January 1 headed by his Japanese Group I winner Café Pharoah.

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