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Vahva /

Career Highlights

  • Won 2024 Derby City Distaff (G1)
  • Won 2023 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2)
  • Won 2023 Charles Town Oaks (G3)
  • 2nd in Madison Stakes (G1)
  • 3rd in Victory Ride Stakes (G3)
  • 3rd in Untapable Stakes

Trained by Cherie DeVaux, Gun Runner filly Vahva captured the $750,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3) in August 2023 and the $350,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2 at Keeneland in October 2023.

She returned as a 4-year-old to finish second in the Madison (G1) at Keeneland before becoming a grade one winner in the Derby City Distaff on Derby Day at Churchill Downs. That summer, she extended her unbeaten streak (4-for-4) at Churchill with a victory in the Grade 3 Chicago Stakes.