Girl Power: Rice, Rosenblum Assemble All-Female Syndicate

by | 05.29.2015 | 2:46pm
La Verdad and connections in the winner's circle

Trainer Linda Rice and owner Sheila Rosenblum make a good team. Their La Verdad, a speedy 5-year-old mare, has been consistently winning on the New York circuit, earning nearly $1 million in the process. Now, the thrill of victory has spurred Rosenblum to get others involved – specifically women.

“I said to myself, 'There must be other women who would love this too,'” Rosenblum said in a New York Times article. “Maybe their kids are older now, or they just love racing or are looking for some camaraderie.”

After assembling a syndicate called Lady Sheila Stable Two with a $100,000 buy-in last April, Rice and Rosenblum partnered to start Triumphant Trio, a syndicate with a much higher buy-in rate of $500,000. They recently made headlines by purchasing an $840,000 colt by Pioneerof The Nile, sire of American Pharoah, at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic auction.

All-female partnerships are starting to appear more frequently across the country, the most famous of which is StarLadies, an offshoot of Starlight Stable.

Read more at the New York Times

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