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Swedish Prix d’Amerique winner Queen L dies
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - by Karsten Bønsdorf

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27-year-old Swedish Mare Queen L is dead. In 1993 she won the Prix d’Amerique with trainer-driver Stig H Johansson in the bike.

 

1993 was a great year for Queen L, who swept several international stake races all over Europe. She took a mark of 1:57f and earned $2.7 million.

 

Queen L was sired by Crowntron – he by Speedy Crown -  out of the Swedish mare Attila L – she by the French sire Tibur.

 

In fact Queen L was one of the first international top trotters who had French blood in her genes.

 

On the racetrack, Queen L was a winner, but in the breeding shed, she was a disappointment. Her best foal, Prince L (sired by Varenne) earned $75,000 and took a mark of 1:57.4f.

 

 


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