Name: Royal Rhythm
Barn Name: Queenie
Birth Year: 1998
Location: Temecula, CA
Career Highlights: Raced on the east coast in Maiden Special Weights due to her excellent breeding, then dropped to claiming races. In her second Allowance race she obviously broke down as the racing record indicates “DNF” and was retired.
Total Earnings: $28,284.
Last Race: 7/12/2003
Sire: Rhythm Dam: Olamic (Nijinsky)
Other Pedigree Notables: Raise a Native, Northern Dancer, Buckpasser, Mr. Prospector
Description: Acquired at the November Mike’s Auction, Hip 136, Half sibling (same dam) as internationally successful racehorse “Olanthe.” Earned $28,284 in 25 starts, with debut start in a Maiden Special Weight at Belmont Park and Allowance races at River Downs. Has sold through Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton multiple times. 4 foals, 3 starters, 2 winners. Last bred this year to Sea Of Secrets, likely at auction because she did not take. Very sweet. Wearing a leather halter with the name plate of “Krasivi,” a 21 year old daughter of Nijinsky II who also sold at this same auction. Came with Hip 125, “Seattle Vision.”
December 2015 Update: We are pleased to announce that Castleton Ranch Horse Rescue has offered permanent sanctuary for Queenie. This sweet old girl was tired. She had been a racehorse, a broodmare, and now, she just gets to me a horse in a pasture with her herd.