Famous Thoroughbreds

Champion thoroughbreds stop a nation in their tracks, demand front page headlines and win the hearts of racing fans around the world.  In this series we'll focus on some equine superstars still thrilling us today and remember some of the past greats.




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Foaled
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Biggest Races
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Regular Jockey
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2011
Kentucky Derby (2014)
2012
Triple Crown Winner (2015)
Dortmund
2012
Santa Anita Derby (2015)
Martin Garcia
2012
2nd Kentucky Derby (2015)
1975
Triple Crown Winner (1978)
Steve Cauthen
Man O'War
1917
Preakness & Belmont (1920)
Clarence Kummer
Seabiscuit
1933
Multiple Stakes Winner
Red Pollard
Phar Lap (NZ)
1926
Melbourne Cup (1930)
Jim Pike
Ruffian
1972
Multiple Stakes Winner
Jacinto Vasquez
Zenyatta
2004
Breeders' Cup Classic (2009)
Barbaro
2003
Kentucky Derby (2006)
Edgar Prado
Seattle Slew
1974
Triple Crown Winner (1977)
Jean Cruguet