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Sir Barton Year: 1919 Jockey: Johnny Loftus Series Finishes: Kentucky Derby (2:09.80), Preakness (1:53.00) and Belmont Stakes (2:17.40) Horse Bio: Sir Barton, a chestnut thoroughbred colt foaled in Kentucky, was the first horse in history to win the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes to become Horse of the Year.
One of the most famous racehorses or all time clearly did his bit of child care too! Phar Lap shows his beautiful temperament, standing patiently with 'Cappy' Telford, trainer Harry Telford's son, perched on his back in his racing colours. This picture was donated by the Telford family to the Museum Victoria, AUS.