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Trainer:Charlie Whittingham
Owner: Mrs. Howard B. Keck
Foaling Date: 1983
Pedigree: Nijinsky and Banja Luka of Double Jay
Dosage: 14-2-16-8-0
Dosage Index / CD: 2 / 1
Best Beyer Figure:

Notes: Ferdinand was a famous thoroughbr ed racehorse that has won the 1986 Kentucky Derby and 1987 Breeders Cup Classic and was rightly chosen for the 1987 Eclipse Award. After a successful career, he entered stud in 1989 and then was sold to a breeding farm in Japan in 1994. In the summer of 2006, the New York Owners and Breeders Associatio n introduced a pre-race challenge on the name of Ferdinand.


Major Racing Wins Santa Catalina Stakes (1986) Malibu Stakes (1986) Goodwood Handicap (1987) Cabrillo Handicap (1987) Hollywood Gold Cup (1987)
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