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Herod (sometimes called King Herod) appears multiple times in the damline of Dunaden. This great race horse and sire carried the Byerley Turk sire line on into the future. When bred to the Skim Mare the result was a mare named Expectation, Dunaden's 21'st generation mare. herod was by Tartar and out of the great broodmare Cypron by Blaze.

Herod (sometimes called King Herod) appears multiple times in the damline of Dunaden. This great race horse and sire carried the Byerley Turk sire line on into the future. When bred to the Skim Mare the result was a mare named Expectation, Dunaden's 21'st generation mare. herod was by Tartar and out of the great broodmare Cypron by Blaze.

Alan-a-Dale (1899–1925) American Thoroughbred racehorse chestnut stallion bred in Kentucky sired by the 1895 Kentucky Derby winner Halma named for a wandering minstrel who became a member of Robin's band of outlaws, the "Merry Men."  he was winner of the 1902 Kentucky Derby ridden by future Hall of Fame jockey Jimmy Winkfield Alan-a-Dale had a lead of six lengths and despite going lame down the stretch, "carried on with flawless courage to win by a nose."  37 starts 17 wins.

The Kentucky Derby’s Forgotten Jockeys

Champion mare WAKEFUL (Aus) B f 1896. Trenton (NZ) - Insomnia. 44 starts, 25 wins, 16 placings, under hard riding from jockey Frank Dunn, just goes down to IBEX (Aus) Ch c 1898, Gossoon (GB) - Angora, in the 1902 VRC Flying Stakes. Painted by acclaimed Australian equine artist, Martin Stainforth.  (Australian Turf History Books - Thoroughbred Horse Racing and Breeding Forums).

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2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Rosie Napravnik aboard Shanghai Bobby  Photo by Crawford Ifland.

Shanghai Bobby breezed three furlongs in at Saratoga Race Course July 29 as the champion male of 2012 returned to training after missing time with injury.

Whirlaway - had a habit of drifting toward the middle of the track during the latter part of races, losing as a result. Trainer Ben Jones used a full blinker over the colt’s right eye for workouts, his jockey was able to keep his path straight, and they won the 1941 Kentucky Derby by 8 lengths.

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Asteroid (USA), unbeaten in 12 starts

Undefeated century champion Asteroid Foaled in Asteroid was stolen from his home at Woodburn Farm by Confederate troops during the Civil War. A neighbor of the farm, seeing the horse taken,.

Whiskery, winner of the 1927 Kentucky Derby for Harry P. Whitney. Blood-Horse photo

Whiskery Winner of the 1927 Kentucky Derby by a nose, he was sold later that year for stud duty. When he turned up sterile, Whiskery was put back into training.

race horse sonador history | Donerail, 1913 Kentucky Derby

Donerail, ridden by Roscoe Goose, winner of the 1913 Kentucky Derby at odds of 91 to

Sir Barton Triple Crown 1919

Citation (USA) 1945 B. (Bull Lea (USA)-Hydroplane (GB) by Hyperion (GB) 1948 American Triple Crown winner, HOY, Champion colt, Handicap Male. First millionaire.

Worth. 1912 Kentucky Derby winner; put down after a race later that year after sustaining severe injuries. Jockey: Carol Shilling. Winning time: 2:09 2/5

Worth was an American Thoroughbred race horse. He was the winner of the 1912 Kentucky Derby, as well as the Chesapeake Stakes and Latonia Handicap. He was the top racehorse, based on earnings, in 1911 and became a U. champion in