As reported by Brookdale Farm on Dec. 10, the infirmities of old age took the life of multiple Grade I winner Nastique. Sadly, Nastique died just a few weeks before her 30th birthday. She has been buried at Brookdale Farm.
Bred by Chaus Stables, Nastique was sired by Naskra out of La Fantastique by Le Fabuleux. She raced for Chaus Stables.
As a racing mare, Nastique won six graded stakes. She won four Grade I victories winning the Delaware Handicap twice, the Ladies Handicap and the Matriarch Stakes. She won a total of $843,121 in race earnings. Nastique retired from racing in 1990.
Nastique excelled as a broodmare, producing 12 foals that include two graded stakes winners and five other winners. Among her winners are Nobo True and Thunder Kitten.
Brookdale’s general manager Fed Seitz Jr. says that Nastique was a top-notch racing mare. She was always a loyal and faithful horse right to the end of her life and was a wonderful broodmare. Nastique was a remarkable babysitter and companion to the many weanlings and fillies when they came off the track.
Nastique will be missed at Brookdale.
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