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View Details09/30/67Buckpasser2ndAqu71 1/4 mDWoodward Stakes 3+ MDamascusBuckpasserDr. Fager2:00.60
View Details07/22/67Buckpasser2ndAqu71 1/4 mDBrooklyn Handicap 4+ MHandsome BoyBuckpasserMr. Right2:00.20
View Details07/04/67Buckpasser1stAqu71 1/4 mDSuburban Handicap 4+ MBuckpasserRing TwiceYonder2:02.20
View Details06/17/67Buckpasser3rdAqu71 5/8 mTBowling Green Hcp. 4+ MPokerAssagaiBuckpasser2:41.40
View Details05/30/67Buckpasser1stAqu71 mileDMetropolitan Hcp. (Met Mile) 4 MBuckpasserYonderImpressive1:34.60
View Details01/14/67Buckpasser1stSar81 1/8 mDSan Fernando Stakes 4 MBuckpasserFleet HostPretense1:48.20
View DetailsView Video12/31/66Buckpasser1stSA67 fDMalibu 3+ MBuckpasserDrinKings Favor1:22.00
View DetailsView Video10/29/66Buckpasser1stAqu72 milesDJockey Club Gold Cup 3+ MBuckpasserNiarkosO'hara3:26.20
View Details10/19/66Buckpasser1stAqu71 5/8 mDLawrence Realization 3+ MBuckpasserRing TwicePoker2:44.20
View Details10/10/66Buckpasser1stAqu71 1/4 mDWoodward Stakes 3+ MBuckpasserRoyal GunnerBuffle2:02.80
View DetailsView Video08/20/66Buckpasser1stSar61 1/4 mDTravers Stakes 3 MBuckpasserAmbrodBuffle2:01.60
View Details08/06/66Buckpasser1stAP81 1/8 mDAmerican Derby 3+ MBuckpasserJolly JetAdvocator1:47.00
View Details07/23/66Buckpasser1stAqu71 1/4 mDBrooklyn Handicap 3 MBuckpasserBufflePluck2:01.80
View Details07/09/66Buckpasser1stAP81 1/8 mDChicagoan 3 MBuckpasserWhisper JetAbe's Hope1:49.20
View Details06/26/66Buckpasser1stAP81 mileDArlington Classic 3 MBuckpasserCreme Dela CremeHe Jr.1:32.60
View Details06/16/66Buckpasser1stDmr81 1/8 mDLeonard Richards 3 MBuckpasserBuffleDeck Hand1:49.40
View Details06/04/66Buckpasser1stAqu66 fDAllow 3 MBuckpasserTim's StingrayUnderstudy1:09.20
View DetailsView Video03/03/66Buckpasser1stHia11 1/8 mDFlamingo 3 MBuckpasserAbe's HopeBlue Skyer1:50.00
View Details02/23/66Buckpasser1stHia81 1/8 mDEverglades Handicap 3 MBuckpasserStupendousAbe's Hope1:47.80
View Details02/14/66Buckpasser2ndHia17 fDAllow 3 MImpressiveBuckpasserStupendous1:21.80
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Buck- I purchased both Vintage Thoroughbred Racing Images, and Racelines (at your suggestion). I cannot wait to get them. Did you recieve your Vintage book yet?
Buck- new book out called RaceLens. Its vintage thoroughbred racing images. Anyone have this yet?
for the book lovers on the board (who live closer to Keeneland than I do): http://www.keeneland.com/calendar/keeneland-library-duplicate-book-sale
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  • kay.robinett · Yes, I would like to go but live near Ann Arbor. Thought I would pass it on though for anyone who lives in the Lexington area. Might be a great chance to get some good rarish titles for a personal horse library. · 646 days ago
  • Buckpasser · I looked at what they are offering and some I would love to get. · 646 days ago
buck! I just bought The Great Ones! Finally found it and won it at a very decent price! Yay! Can't wait. I've been wanting this book since you first mentioned it long ago.
  • buckpasser · I hope you enjoy it. It was a limited edition book which chronicles the Hall of Fame horses up to the induction of Buckpasser. It has a lot of information on many early horses with nice pictures. Enjoy! · 662 days ago
  • Ruffianlover · Nice! I'll have to get that too · 661 days ago
Norcliffe, a 1973 son of Buckpasser out of the stakes winning Northern Dancer mare Drama School.
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  • EP Taylor · Buck I saw a yearling pic of whirlaway. I will post it for you. · 665 days ago
  • Buckpasser · Buckpasser always crossed well with ND mares including the dam Natalma and ND's full sister · 665 days ago
Buck ,thank you so very much for the Email and the reminder for the heads up. The right ones also came in race 6. aGAIN THANKS
Bp I thought you may appreciate this- complete with picture :)... https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153636503150274&set=a.10152150577640274.917740.10150147879245274&type=1&theater
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  • Buckpasser · Thanks SS. The Malibu Stakes was obviously at the end of his championship 3 yr old season. He then won the San Fernando Stakes but was sidelined for several months until the Metropolitan because of another quarter crack. Neloy was looking towards the Strub and possibly the Big Cap for Buckpasser. · 698 days ago
  • Jay S. · Very nice, SS. · 698 days ago
Spring Adieu sired by Buckpasser She sold for $260,000 and only won $13,757 in her career. She was not a great Broodmare either, but did produce a fine broodmare Razyana who was the dam of the great sire Danehill.
  • Buckpasser · Should be noted that Spring Adieu's dam was none other than Natalma the dam of Northern Dancer. · 701 days ago
Buck,i do not know if you will be tuned into Belmont Park racing on Sunday.If by chance you are,please look at the 2nd race.The Phipps are debuting a 2yr. old colt named " Survival". I was told to keep an eye on him,not because he has been burning up the track.But by the easiness he moves.The breeding is ( Giants Causeway/Matlacha Pass ) I am sure you are aware.She just happens to be the dam of (Point of Entry, Streaker and Pine Island to name a few) They tell me that he looks like a Dirt horse,unlike his famous half brother.Similar to the comments they told me about Honor Code prior to his race.HC was a half to the very highly Chad Brown turfer Noble Tune who placed in last years jeuvenile turf for colts.Fact Shug is debuting at a mile,lends credence to the fact they are in here with the intent to win.With a potential star like this,i do not think you want to be chasing the Maiden ranks to long.You want to jump to the next level immediately.Javier Castellano is a major asset.He rides some for the Phipps,but not many.For them to secure his services.They must have a good feeling.I kidded my friends that they should not go on the limb as they say with a breed like this.I am very urious to see him run.Average morning works have him at 6-1 ML odds.There are some high profile horses and connections in the race. I know what direction i will be staring at.
where have you been buck,i miss talking about the old power horses.yesterday at monmouth i met an old friend who used to work for the phippses.we had a good time chatting up his horses.unfortunately my experience and names went back further than his.on my list of top all time trainers ,was the gran senor himself. Angel Penna Sr.. i go back to time for a change,relaxing,waya and dance number.who else am i missing.either while training for the phippses or before. also did you have a favorite.mine was relaxing.
Buck, i was looking at the career statistics of Kelso,Dr. Fager, Buckpasser and of course Secreteriat. In no way am i trying to compare any of them to modern time superstars as themselves.A common denominator i noticed about the 4 of them ,that cannot be said about many of the modern stars. They were not only incredible race horses on the dirt,but on the turf as well.This is a true sign of not only the versatility they possesed,but a tribute to their greatness.all won top stakes on both surfaces.
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  • DiegoVol · I called him Snippy.. My Aunt gave him to me after she stopped showing him. He would love to try to take a bite out of anyone around the first time he met them. He had Type A personality and made sure everyone knew it. · 857 days ago
  • Jay S. · "Snippy!" Classic. He sounds like something else! :) · 857 days ago
Among the famous horses from the past, Buckpasser is definitely on the list. Racing Fantasy developed by Horse Racing Simulation LLC at www.horseracegame.com/ gives you an opportunity to see how Buckpasser performs for yourself with a thrilling virtual race horse game. With realistic 3-D graphics, this is your chance to race Buckpasser or another of your favorite, famous race horses from the past or present.
Bp you were absolutely correct. I love the Sire Lines by Hewitt! I'm glad I purchased it. My next purchase will most likely be the Royal Blood Fifty years of Classic Thoroughbreds. Thank you! Keep the suggestions coming
  • Buckpasser · Glad you liked it. It's a great book on some top sires. Royal Blood is very nice book too. Enjoy. · 900 days ago
  • Buckpasser · SS. Horace Wade's Tales of the Turf is a nice book. Wade used to write a column for Blood horse and Thoroughbred Record about great horses of the past. Several copies are on Amazon. Possibly ebay. · 900 days ago
Hey Bp what can you tell me about this book- SIRE LINES by Abram S. Hewitt
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  • buckpasser · Reeves book is a beautiful book ( as all of them are) with lots of pictures. There are chapters on many horses Buckpasser, Alysheba, Swaps etc. etc. HTR in mentioned in the chapter on Searching who was purchased by Hirsch Jacobs from Ogden Phipps. It's a great book. · 917 days ago
  • travel_vic · I have always seen reproductions of Reeves work. Up in our turf club many people have donated the real canvases · 917 days ago
Does anyone have any good book recommendations (or portions of books) that cover the racing/stud career and life of Buckpasser?
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  • kay.robinett · sounds like this great horse is overdue for a biography · 917 days ago
  • buckpasser · When they did the Thoroughbred Legends series, there was a poll taken as to which horse either Bold Ruler or Buckpasser would be the last volume. Bold Ruler won. But I agree Kay, there should be a book about Buckpasser. · 917 days ago
What a pedigree. Coming from the La Troienne line, his dam Busanda was from Man 'o War which traces to Fair Play, and finally Blue Larkspur. Tom Fool is the sire. What a pedigree! Another from E.R Bradley's breeding operation. Finally, in the conversation we had a while ago, Buckpasser and Tom Fool were a pretty good duo.
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  • Buckpasser · As a small aside, when E.R. Bradley died, his racing stock was sold. Bimilech, I believe went to the Whitney's and stood at Greentree. La Troienne was purchased by the Phipps family and was at Claiborne. I would imagine her grave stone is there in their cemetery. · 917 days ago
  • buckpasser · Also it should be noted that Sky Mesa and Bernstein trace back to Busanda through her daughters Finance. · 917 days ago
Braulio Baeza rode Buckpasser in the 1966 Arlington Classic to set the mile world record at 1:32 3/5. Two years later on the same track he lowered the record to 1:32 1/5 with Dr. Fager. Was Baeza incredibly lucky, incredibly good, or both?
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  • buckpasser · That should read barely instead of nearly · 1237 days ago
  • travel_vic · top riders get top horses. Horses set track records mutually exclusive from their pilot. · 1237 days ago
It is a breeder’s dream to have a father-son combination as talented as Tom Fool and Buckpasser. Both gathered Horse of the Year honors and many more. Is there another sire and offspring that come close to surpassing these two?
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  • AnnaK · Maybe the grandsire/grandson thing, only a few more years, then you get MOW and Biscuit. Slew and AP Indy are definitely worth a mention. · 1296 days ago
  • airedale2008 · These duos are all excellent choices. Based on this racing community’s ratings, the runaway winning combination appears to be Man o’ War & War Admiral. I was intrigued by Bold Ruler & Secretariat and was very disappointed that this sire is ranked at 160. The 1957 Champion 3 Year Old Male, 1957 Horse of the Year, 1958 Champion Sprint Horse and eight time Leading Sire in North America should have a spot somewhere on the first page. · 1295 days ago

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