Grade 3 winner Maram, winner of the inaugural Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf in 2008, has died at age 6.
Maram died Thursday of “an acute illness,” according to a statement
issued by her owner, Karen N. Woods. Woods owned the mare and bred her
in partnership with the late Saud bin Khaled, with whom she also
operated Chanteclair Farm in Kentucky.
Maram produced her first foal, a Giant’s Causeway colt, on April 30,
and that colt is doing well. Maram had been bred back to Elusive
Quality, but was not in foal, according to Chanteclair manager Ron