Fourth Sovereign Award for Sligo Bay's Lexie Lou

04.14.2017 -

Lexie Lou is no stranger to Sovereign Award accolades having won Horse of the Year, Three-Year-Old Filly and Turf Female titles in 2014. She added another trophy at the April 13 Sovereign Awards ceremony where she was again named Champion Turf Female for her 2016 campaign.

The Gary Barber-owned mare was victorious is a pair of 2016 Grade 2 events, the Nassau Stakes and the Dance Smartly Stakes in which she sprinted to a wire-to-wire score. Lexie Lou closed out her sparkling career with a score in the Victoriana Stakes, upping her bankroll to $1,763,538. She also sold for $1 million as a broodmare at last year's Keeneland November sale. 
 
Sligo Bay was the sire of another 2016 Sovereign Award finalist in Neshama (3YO Filly) who, like Lexie Lou, captured the Woodbine Oaks.
 
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