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Gallant Fox


Trainer:Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons
Owner: Belair Stud
Foaling Date: -
Pedigree: Sir Galahad and Marguerite of Celt
Dosage: 0-0-16-8-4
Dosage Index / CD: 0 / -1
Best Beyer Figure:

Notes: Gallant Fox was born on March 23, 1927 at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky. He was a bay colt and became the second horse to post a winning title in the US Triple Crown Championsh ips. At two, he could not perform considerin g his performanc e that we find in later half of his life. His three-year -old career is studded with some brilliant performanc e he snatched nine out of ten starts during this time and was hot favorite all through his Triple Crown Championsh ips. The sole race in which he could not perform according to his merit was the Traverse Stakes. He is the first Triple Crown winner to sire a second generating Triple Crown Champion his foal Omaha won the US Triple Crown in 1935. Gallant Fox died on November 13, 1953 and was buried at Claiborne Farm. Four years later in 1957, he was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.


Facts

Important Racing Wins Flash Stakes (1929) Cowdin Stakes (1929) Wood Memorial Stakes (1930) Kentucky Derby (1930) Preakness Stakes (1930) Belmont Stakes (1930) Jockey Club Gold Cup (1930) Dwyer Stakes (1930) Arlington Classic (1930) Lawrence Realization Stakes (1930)
Racing Awards 2nd U.S. Triple Crown Champion U.S. Champion 3-Yr-Old Colt (1930) United States Horse of the Year (1930)
Honours United States Racing Hall of Fame (1957) 28 - Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century Gallant Fox Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack
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