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Gala Dream now Hall of Fame broodmare

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May 16th, 18

Father Patrick

Gala Dream—whose foals have sold for $1.3-million at public auction and have gone on to earn $4-million on the racetrack—will be inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame as a broodmare during the Hall’s annual awards ceremony on Sunday, July 1.

She joins Cantab Hall and Western Ideal as three horses closely associated with Brittany Farms who will be entering the Hall this year.

Gala Dream, by Enjoy Lavec-Maple Frosting, was purchased as a yearling by Brittany and under its ownership produced such great horses as the pair of Dan Patch Champions Father Patrick and Pastor Stephen.

Both were bred, raised and sold as yearlings by Brittany Farms.

Father Patrick 3,1:50.2f ($2,558,133) was in fact the Dan Patch Champion as both a 2 and 3-year-old. He also established World Records during both racing seasons and won the Breeders Crown both years as well. His highly-anticipated first crop races this year.

Pastor Stephen 3,1:52.4 ($1,048,607) was a Dan Patch Champion and the year’s richest freshman trotter as a 2-year-old. He counted among his six stakes wins the $500,000 William Wellwood Memorial. He also finished first in the $500,000 Peter Haughton Memorial, but was disqualified for interference.

Gala Dream’s accomplishments at the yearling sales showed that she is without question one of the sport’s most valuable commercial properties.

Her 2012 foal Whom Shall I Fear, now standing stud in Indiana, was harness racing’s overall top-selling yearling of 2013 at $475,000. Her 2014 foal Federal Hill, at $350,000, was 2015’s top-selling trotting colt.

For a look at Gala Dream’s extended pedigree via Father Patrick’s pedigree page, click here.

Brittany would like to thank the Hall of Fame voters for this accolade, and wishes all of this year’s honorees the very best!