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Essential Quality

Trainer: Brad Cox
Jockey: Luis Saez
Owner: Godolphin LLC

Foaling Date: 4-9-2018
Pedigree: Tapit - Delightful Quality, by Elusive Quality
Dosage Profile: 5-12-14-1-0
Dosage Index / CD: 3.00   0.66
2020 Record: 3 Starts: 3 - 0 - 0, $1,335,144
Best Beyer Figure: 97
Auction Price: has not been sold via public auction

Note:   Essential Quality is undefeated in five career starts. He broke his maiden in his first start at Churchill Downs in September of 2020 then won the Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland and the Breeders' Cup Juvenile also at Keeneland. He made his 2021 debut winning the Southwest Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn then won the Blue Grass Stakes (G2) at Keeneland for his final prep. In the Kentucky Derby he finished 4th beaten just 1 length as the 11-4 favorite.

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