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Bold Ruler

Status:
Deceased
Owner(s):
Bred:
Kentucky (USA) by Wheatley Stable
Pedigree:
Rating:
8.62/10  

Bold Ruler - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details07/19/58Bold Ruler1stMth61 1/4 mDMonmouth Handicap 3+ MBold RulerSharpsburgBills Sky Boy2:01.60
View Details07/04/58Bold Ruler1stBel61 1/4 mDSuburban Handicap 3+ MBold RulerClemThird Brother2:01.00
View Details11/09/57Bold Ruler1stGS71 1/4 mDTrenton Handicap 3+ MBold RulerGallant ManRound Table2:01.60
View Details05/18/57Bold Ruler1stPim101 3/16 mDPreakness Stakes-G1 3 MBold Ruler   
View Details05/04/57Bold Ruler4thCD71 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MIron LiegeGallant ManRound Table2:02.20
View Details04/20/57Bold Ruler1stJam81 1/8 mD   Bold RulerGallant Man 1:48.80
View Details03/30/57Bold Ruler2ndGP81 1/8 mDFlorida Derby-G1 3 MGen. DukeBold RulerIron Liege1:46.80
View Details03/01/57Bold Ruler1stHia81 1/8 mD   Bold RulerGen. DukeFederal Hill1:47.00
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Older Comments about Bold Ruler...

Bold Ruler has giving us a wonderful son...Secriatariat. He was also an awesome horse JUST like Secritariat. What can we say the apple does not fall far from the tree...
In your opinion, who was/is the most influencial sire of all time?
this horse's bloodlines are so spectacular. they are still around & have been so influential, & have been apart of so many great horses like Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Spectacular Bid, Bold Forbes, Gamely, Lady's Secret, Swale, A.P. Indy, Risen Star, Dust Commander, Cannonade, Foolish Pleasure, Rags to Riches, Storm Cat, Winning Colors, Master Derby, Summer Squall, & Caveat. its just amazing.
It is surprising that Bold Ruler was such a good race horse on the track because he was so crippled with arthritis in his spine that Arcaro would tell sunny Jim that he could barely walk after the race. Sunny Jim used electro magnet blanket on him before the Preakness and Arcaro was shocked at how well BoldbRuler ran that race.
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  • buckpasser · Jay. No problem. Thought it was very interesting too. · 1194 days ago
  • buckpasser · Part of it, I am sure is that he was part of such an incredible crop of horses. But he does get enormous respect for his stud career. · 1194 days ago
Should be ranked much higher.
Nice horse.
One of the top 5 sires (in no order, my opinion), Fair Play, Native Dancer, Northern Dancer and Sadler's Wells.
Raced with top crop of three year olds

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