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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #195 on: June 02, 2014, 02:00:03 PM »
Question:

Name the first US owned/bred horse to win a classic European race, the name of the race and name of owner at the time? 
 
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #196 on: June 02, 2014, 04:26:32 PM »
I might be wrong,but here i go!

Nijinsky-Epsom Derby-Charles Engelhard with Lester Piggott!
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #197 on: June 03, 2014, 06:46:23 AM »
I might be wrong,but here i go!

Nijinsky-Epsom Derby-Charles Engelhard with Lester Piggott!

No, Nijinsky was Canadian-bred. 
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #198 on: June 03, 2014, 01:11:06 PM »
One more try!!
Sir Ivor-Epsom Derby-Raymond Guest.
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #199 on: June 03, 2014, 01:41:20 PM »
Question:

Name the first US owned/bred horse to win a classic European race, the name of the race and name of owner at the time?

Answer:

The year was 1881.
Iroquois
Epsom Derby
Pierre Lorillard IV
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #200 on: June 22, 2014, 12:58:19 PM »
Mane Minister in 1991 was third in all races.

Hawkster in 1989 was fifth in all races.

You got it right!  Sorry I don't check here as often as I should.

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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #201 on: September 25, 2014, 07:30:41 AM »
Name the owner that won the KD, with the first horse that he ever owned!
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #202 on: October 14, 2014, 07:47:50 PM »
Come on guys!!  It's not that hard!!

Clue!   He named the horse like he was his own son!!
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #203 on: October 23, 2014, 07:02:29 AM »
Name the owner that won the KD, with the first horse that he ever owned!
Fred W. Hooper with Hoop Jr.
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #204 on: October 28, 2014, 09:31:11 AM »
Good one, Raven.  Here's Mr. Hooper's obit ... very interesting read:
http://www.nytimes.com/2000/08/05/sports/fred-w-hooper-102-a-leading-owner-and-breeder-in-thoroughbred-racing-dies.html

Born in the little town of Cleveland, GA in 1897, which is known as the place where the 'Little People' and 'Cabbage Patch' dolls were created by Zachary Roberts.  Mr. Hooper was a working man .... till the day he died at 102.
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Re: HORSE RELATED TRIVIA
« Reply #205 on: October 30, 2014, 05:47:29 AM »
Thanks for the link B.J. !!
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