Fox Valley Flan, the Illinois divisional filly trotting champion as a 2 and 3-Year-Old has been retired and will become a broodmare.
Trained by Ervin Miller for owner Tanah Merah Farms LLC of Springfield, Illinois, themare out of Yankee Salsa, she by , leaves the racing wars at the age of four with earnings of $495,133, and a lifetime mark of 1:53.3 taken this year.
Bred by Fox Valley Standardbreds of Sherman, Illinois, Flan dominated the Illinois female trotting ranks in 2003 and 2004.
As a 2-Year-Old she made eight trips to the winners circle in eleven starts, finishing worse than third only once. She ended her freshman season with a mark of 1:56.2 and a bankroll of over $156,000.00. As a sophomore she won twelve of fifteen starts and again finished worse than third only once. She ended that campaign with earnings of over $264,000 and a mark of 1:54.4.
Miller stated that she will winter in Missouri while a decision is made on what sire she will be bred to.
ourtesy Of Tim Jones, United States Trotting Association Newsroom Correspondent