03/22/2017 2:33PM

Fantastic Style retired to become broodmare

Barbara D. Livingston
The 5-year-old mare Fantastic Style won 5 of 12 starts and earned $427,358.

Fantastic Style, a Grade 2 winner in Southern California who last raced at Oaklawn, has been retired and is to be bred, trainer Doug O’Neill said Tuesday. A 5-year-old mare by Harlan’s Holiday, Fantastic Style won 5 of 12 starts and earned $427,358.

“She’s been retired,” O’Neill said. “Her owner, Kaleem Shah, decided to retire her, and she was sent to Kentucky.”

Fantastic Style traveled to Oaklawn from Santa Anita this month for the $125,000 Spring Fever and finished fifth, beaten two lengths, after being part of a three-way speed battle. She was the favorite off a runner-up finish to champion Finest City in the Grade 2 Santa Monica.

Fantastic Style’s biggest win came in the Grade 2 Great Lady M. in 2015 at Los Alamitos.

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