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Won group1 races from a mile to a mile and a half. Would have won the arc if not injured, and would have then stormed the Breeders Cup Classic in 2007!
What a great horse, winning 5/5 in 2007, Would have won the arc in my opinion. Sadly he got injured in the prix foy. It would have been nice to see him thrash Dylan Thomas after already doing so in the Prince of Wales.
A True Champion!
The further down this list we go the sillier it becomes!
Rain Affair at 135 and the champion Luskin Star at 137?
If it hadn't rained that day of the Preakness this horse would be in the top 30-40. That's how sure I am that Riva would have won that race.V4 Comments
He is the best horse ever he has won many a race in his time and in my heart he deserves to be number 1!
Best horse by a mile when he won the ryanair I knew hed win the gold cup so I backed him the day after for next year and he bombed home. Praise the commander true great hardy lovable everything in him as a horseV1 Comment
He was one of the best but he kept running into black caviar
You've got to love the name. Say it fast so funnyV1 Comment
AT ONE TIME 16 CONSECUTIVE WINS ; IN 1955 VOTED 5th GREATEST FILLY OR MARE IN AMERICA ; 1st HORSE OF EITHER GENDER TO EARN OVER $100,000 ; ENDED CAREER AS HIGHEST STAKES EARNING FILLY IN American HISTORY ; By the end of her career she had earned the equivalent of seven Eclipse Awards - "one division title for each of the five years she raced and two Horse of the Year honors", proving her a truly phenomenal athlete even by today's standards. ; 1st AND ONLY FILLY TO EARN U.S. HORSE OF THE YEAR HONORS TWICE, 1883,1884
14 TIME GROUP 1 WINNER ; OVER $7 MILLION IN EARNINGS ; ONLY HORSE TO EVER WIN 3 BREEDERS' CUP RACES ; 3 TIME WINNER OF BREEDERS' CUP MILE 2008, 2009, 2010 ; FINISHED THIRD IN 2011 BREEDERS CUP MILE ; French CHAMPION OLDER HORSE 2009 ; EuropeAN CHAMPION OLDER HORSE 2009, 2010 ; American CHAMPION FEMALE TURF HORSE 2009, 2010 ; EuropeAN HORSE OF THE YEAR 2010.
Greatest breeders cup horse ever
One of the best middle distance fillies in Europe.V1 Comment
The Roger Bannister of thoroughbreds! He's the first horse to break the 1:35 barrier for a mile in a sanctioned race.
The Chocolate Soldier. Avoided the big clash with Phar Lap, but would have been the only one to take him on.
Buckpasser was responsible for the "chicken Derby". He was entered in the Fla derby and the track claimed that it wa a non betting event because they did not want a minus win pool. Buckpasser won the race with a cracked cannon bone. He was the first racehorse to have a broken leg treated and resolved, such that he re4turned to racing. When he returned he raced well but was only a shadow of his prior formV1 Comment
An underdog from the start, she showed that she had what it takes to beat the boys. Had she not broken her ankles, she could have had a fighting chance against Big Brown.
I agree, this horse was truly exhilarating and the turn of foot, wow.
Good choice me thinks.
In the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, there were 18 runners. It included eleven Group 1 winners. These included Helissio, the 5 length all-the way previous years winner, Pilsudski, the previous years Breeder's Cup winner, who subsequently won the Champion Stakes and Japan Cup, and Swain, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes winner, who conquered the mighty Singspiel.
In the paddock, his coat gleamed and his muscles rippled. Cash Asmussen attempted to repeat the tactics, riding Oscar Schindler making an impregnable trap to prevent Peintre Celebre from cutting through. On that day, Peslier was at his best. In a move as fast as a flash of lightning, the champion found a gap and like a rocket propelling flew through the field. In 100 yards the contest was over. Peintre Celebre's strides that day reminded fans of the great like Sea Bird. He won the race by 5 lengths like an emperor leading his knights in a victory procession. The course record was surpassed by 3,4 secs. ...more
Won over all distances cox plate best miler in sydney an insanely fast finishing burst
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