10/18/2013 2:52PM

Keeneland: Chamberlain Bridge retired

Barbara D. Livingston
The 9-year-old Chamberlain Bridge won 19 of 53 starts and $1.9 million.

Chamberlain Bridge, winner of the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, has been retired from racing, trainer Bret Calhoun said Friday.

Bred in Kentucky by Eugene Melnyk and owned by the Carl R. Moore Management Co., Chamberlain Bridge specialized in turf sprints, winning 19 of 53 starts for earnings of $1,953,016. The 9-year-old gelding finished eighth in the Sept. 2 Turf Monster at Parx Racing in his final career start.

“He retired 100 percent sound,” Calhoun said. “He just couldn’t compete at the top level anymore. He was a very special horse to all of us.”

Tabreed may try Long Island

Tabreed, a 4-year-old British-bred filly who was one of the more impressive winners at Keeneland this fall, was due back Saturday at her Belmont Park stable and could run back Nov. 9 in the Grade 3, $150,000 Long Island on the Aqueduct turf, trainer Christophe Clement said.

Tabreed made an eye-catching run from last to win a second-level turf allowance here Thursday to earn a career-high 87 Beyer Speed Figure.

“The Long Island does come back very quickly, but there is no place else to run,” Clement said by phone. “She is a very nice filly I bought last year with my brother [Nicolas, a trainer in France] for some new clients [China Horse Club]. We tried to run her at Belmont, but the condition did not go. I was very happy with how she ran there at Keeneland.”

◗ Lotta Lovin, a five-time stakes winner who was the 8-5 morning-line favorite for a classified allowance here Saturday, has been retired after sustaining a tendon injury, trainer Mike Maker said. Owned by Buck Butler, the 4-year-old Pennsylvania-bred Lotta Lovin won 8 of 24 starts for earnings of $316,507. She likely will be sold at Keeneland in January.