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Tom Fool, Native Dancer, Breeders' Cup - October 24th

Congress adjourned to see a race between Patrole, Ten Broek and Tom Ochiltree, which was held at Pimlico. ~1877

 

Breeders' Cup conducted it's first all female card, with the colts ad geldings races all being held on the second day of the two day event at Oak Tree at Santa Anita. ~2008

 

Tom Fool won the Pimlico Special by eight lengths, capping a perfect 4yo campaign with 10 stakes wins in as many starts.  The Special was his fourth consecutive race run as a non-betting exhibition.  Tom Fool was voted Horse of the Year for 1953, edging out Native Dancer, who lost only one of his 10 stakes races that year, the Kentucky Derby. ~1953

 

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