01/22/2013 4:01PM

Champion Blind Luck produces filly by Bernardini

Barbara D. Livingston
Champion Blind Luck produced her first foal, a Bernardini filly, at Hill 'n' Dale in Lexington.

Champion Blind Luck delivered her first foal, a filly by Darley sire Bernardini, on Jan. 19 at Hill 'n' Dale Farm in Lexington, Ky.

Blind Luck, a 6-year-old Pollard's Vision mare, won 10 graded stakes races during her career, including Grade 1 triumphs in the Kentucky Oaks, Alabama Stakes, Oak Leaf Stakes, Hollywood Starlet Stakes, Las Virgenes Stakes, and Vanity Handicap.

She met 2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace on the track six times and finished ahead of her on four occasions, including the Alabama and wins in the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap and Delaware Oaks.

In all, Blind Luck won 12 of 22 career starts and was only unplaced once, earning $3,279,520. She earned the Eclipse Award as champion 3-year-old filly of 2010.

Blind Luck is the only starter out of the winning Best of Luck mare Lucky One, a half-sister to Grade 3 winner Ethan Man. It is the family of graded/group stakes winners Chas Conerly and Sweet Roar.

Bernardini was named the champion 3-year-old colt of 2006, when he won five straight graded stakes events, taking the Grade 3 Withers Stakes, Grade 1 Preakness Stakes, Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes, Grade 1 Travers Stakes, and Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup. From his first three crops of racing age, he is the sire of Grade or Group 1 winners Stay Thirsty, To Honor and Serve, Alpha, Biondetti, and A Z Warrior.

The 10-year-old A.P. Indy horse will stand at Darley for an unchanged fee of $150,000 in 2013.