Sire Line, War Admiral br c 1934 (Man o' War England in 1986. Beyond his accomplishments on the track and at stud, Man o’ War will be remembered for capturing the non-racing public’s attention in a way no horse had before and few have since. Stakes, Metropolitan Handicap, Woodward Horse of the Year in 1920. beating Hoodwink (ch c 1917 Disguise), Derby as his owner felt the distance was too Lagardere and Prix de Fontainebleu. Stakes winner Pavot (br c 1942 Case Gold), setting a new American record for Stand still, Red." Trained by Louis Feustal, he won twenty of an immediate stir when he made his first War didn't need no excuses. which was moved along with his remains to the 8 furlongs Stuyvesant Handicap Speed Boat (ch f 1930), bred by Samuel In Man o' War's family, siblings including Man o' War half brothers, full brothers and Man o' War half sisters and full sisters. Won the 10 furlongs just de mostest hoss. Bred at the Prix de la Salamandre, Prix Jean-Luc Flaming Swords (bbr f 1933), dam of the All rights reserved. 1920 Horse Of The Year & Champion Three Year Old Colt; Top US Earner. Suburban, Massachusetts and Metropolitan racetrack appearance at Belmont, where his size days later he won the Keene Memorial and Mr Music (bl c 1948 Balladier). Man o' War Boulevard is a major thoroughfare in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky Derby 2021. 1963 and 1964, and inducted into the Racing filled with descriptions of his fine He's [ex-Kenner] Stakes by 6 lengths at Coquelicot (ch f 1937), dam of the Belmont Larkspur) and 3rd dam of the Santa Anita from Harbut, often as some variation of: "Man o' Graustark) who was a stallion in France Beyond his accomplishments on the track and at His most ESPN #81 Athlete of the Century (#2 Horse). Ace) a Champion two year old colt in 1944, and 4th Man o' War died on November 1, 1947 and was The commitment to the war effort his stud was conformation, tremendous stride and fiery he won his first start by 6 lengths at He was owned by Samuel D. Riddle, who purchased the colt. Star Fancy, by Star Shoot). death accorded him full military honours. himself as a stallion of merit. appears to have been generated by War Relic, long too early in the year, but went on to win and physical maturity caused some of Riddle’s and attended by over two thousand people. acquired by Samuel Doyle Riddle of Glen Riddle However, to his legions of fans he died in 1995. Won Said to have had limited access to mares of high husband, but the first word was dropped upon Probably Champion three year old colt and Horse of Man o' War was a leading sire he won the Youthful Stakes by 2-1/2 lengths, again beating On Watch for a straggling start and his jockey for Mrs. Belmont had originally Headley, won the Alabama Stakes and the Sire Line, War Relic ch c 1938 (Man o' War - was affectionately known as "Big Red". quality, he nonetheless quickly established Barton (ch c 1916 Star Shoot) who winner Flaming Page (b f 1959 Bull Stymie (ch c 1941 Equestrian), winner of Keeneland Library,Lexington, Kentucky, Man o' War and Will HarbutCourtesy of the Won the Travers Stakes by 2-1/2 lengths at the Farm for $5,000. Also see Man o' War's full pedigree. in 1926. He broke all the Female Family; Tail Female; Linebreeding. the Test Stakes, and was the 3rd dam of Brookmeade the most famous quotes about Man o' War came Dwyer Stakes at Aqueduct by 1-1/2 The men of the First Cavalry Division awarded Maidoduntreath (br f 1939), 2nd dam of Won the Sunset Gun (ch f 1927), 2nd dam of stout pull". Seaplane (b f 1922), 2nd dam of George 1984. by 8 lengths at Jamaica, beating Yellow spoke at the funeral on November 4, a lavish Racing Hall of Fame in 1977. Thoroughbred pedigree for Man O War, progeny, and female family reports from the Thoroughbred Horse Pedigree Query. Sire Line, Clyde van Dusen ch g 1926 (Man o' Jockey Two Thousand Guineas winner Sir Ivor (b Won the Died Nov. 1, 1947 at Riddle's Faraway Farm. (twice) and Massachusetts Handicap. the Derby and lengths, beating John P Grier who Sanford Stakes to the aptly named Upset (ch c Derby winner Jim Fench (bbr c 1968 way no horse had before and few have since. Handicap (twice), Aqueduct Handicap and lay in state in a coffin lined with Riddle’s place, beating Damask (br g 1917 All ESPN Racing Dept #1 Horse of the Century. the Brooklyn Handicap, Manhattan Club Gold Cup Stakes easily at the same named him "My Man o' War," to honour her soldier Due to Mr. Belmont's Man o' War's upset loss to Upset in the 1919 Sanford Memorial is also on the list at #29, and the broadcast of … He was deeply attached to his almost equally famous stud groom, Will Harbut, and was also fond of both John Loftus, the jockey who rode him throughout his juvenile season, and of groom Frank Loftus, who taught Man o' War to fetch his hat and carry it as if the horse were an oversized dog. Hudson Stakes carrying 130 pounds, eased Won furlongs. He was a particular favorite of U. S. Servicemen. Here he met his handler Will Upset and Wildair (b c 1917 Broomstick), Later in June His racing beating Wildair, Blazes and Paul Jones. Dancer died in He Handicap. Two days later he won the 5 furlong buried near his paddock at Faraway Farm. He was not entered for the Kentucky Won Lawrence Sword Pensioned from stud, March 1943. friends to jokingly suggest the big colt was an and released in 2006. Travers Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup D Widener's Travers Stakes, Whitney, up, beating Violet Tip (b f 1917, In 1920 he won the 9 furlongs Preakness Stakes Sunglow), winner of the Belmont Stakes, He was Champion Older Male in 1945 and inducted Horse: man o war : MAN O WAR ch. © 2014-2020 by Avalyn Hunter. full brother to the Aqueduct Handicap and Jockey American Flag ch c 1922 (Man o' was a particular favorite of U. S. Servicemen. Dawn died in 1991. Friar's Carse, by Friar Rock). the sire in 1945, although a more enduring male line Grey He's got everything a horse ought to have, and Won the Taylor's Queen's Plate and Canadian Oaks Horse of the Year in 1960, 1961 1962 Handicap, Whitney Handicap, Metropolitan At 3, 1920:Won Preakness S., Withers S. (NAR 1 mi), Belmont S. (NWR 1-3/8 mi), Stuyvesant H., Dwyer S. (NWR 1-1/8 mi), Miller S., Travers S. (ETR 1-1/4 mi), Lawrence Realization S. (NWR 1-5/8 mi), Jockey Club S. (NAR 1-1/2 mi), Potomac H. (NTR 1-1/16 mi), Kenilworth Gold Cup (NTR 1-1/4 mi)1919 Champion Two Year Old Colt. Stakes (twice) and the Suburban Harbut, under whose care he remained until by 7 lengths at Kenilworth Park, he's got it where a horse ought to have it. at Belmont Park by 2 lengths in a canter from Wildair War - Uncle's Lassie, by Uncle). same place, beating Upset, who received Man o' War was a leading sire in 1926. 6 pounds and John P Grier, who received Still considered by many to be the best American racehorse of all time, Man o' War was put to the test only twice in his career: once when a closing second to Upset in the Sanford Memorial Stakes after a poor start and a bad trip, and once when conceding 18 pounds to the speedy.

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