After a lacklustre Melbourne Cup appearance, classy mare ‘Profound Beauty’ has been retired from racing.
The six year old, trained by Dermot Weld, won nine of her 21 career starts, including three times at Group company and four times at Listed level. She was placed on another seven occasions and ran a very encouraging fifth in the 2008 edition of the Melbourne Cup.
In this year’s edition of the ‘race that stops a nation’ she ran disappointingly, and that has turned out to be her final racecourse appearance.
“She’s been retired honourably to stud and she’s been a wonderful mare to train”, Weld told ‘At The Races’.
“If she can breed horses with the courage that she had and they have her will to win, there’s going to be some very good horses from her”.
Profound Beauty accumulated almost one million dollars in prizemoney from her 21 career starts.
Written by Isaac Chaplin