05/28/2008 11:00PM

Pussycat Doll retired, bred


Pussycat Doll, a three-time Grade 1 winner, has been retired from racing and is now in foal to Ghostzapper, owner Roy Jackson confirmed Thursday.

A 6-year-old Real Quiet mare, Pussycat Doll is boarding at Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Ky.

Jackson and his wife, Gretchen, purchased Pussycat Doll for $2.3 million last year at the Fasig-Tipton November auction in Lexington.

The Jacksons sent her to trainer Bob Baffert in California in hopes of campaigning her, but a foot abscess changed those plans.

"She had an abscess in one of her front feet," Roy Jackson said, "and there is a problem getting it cleared up. It was taking a long time, and she's 6 years old. She probably wouldn't have been ready to run until the middle of summer or late summer."

Pussycat Doll won 7 of her 17 starts and earned $797,183. She won six stakes, most notably the 2005 La Brea Stakes, 2006 Humana Distaff Handicap, and 2007 Santa Monica Handicap, all Grade 1.