Ticker
  • The Great War is off the Derby trail following poor finish in the BattagliaPosted 5 days ago
  •  Royal Son scores in the John Battaglia Memorial.Posted 5 days ago
  • Stellar Wind an impressive winner of the Santa Ysabel. Posted 5 days ago
  • Far Right shoots up the rail again to score in the Southwest Stakes. Posted 11 days ago
  • Khozan demolishes a Gulfstream Park allowance field to remain perfect in two starts. Posted 12 days ago
  • No beating North Slope as he returns to dirt a winner in the Evening Attire. Posted 12 days ago
  •  International Star scrapes the paint to win the Risen Star.Posted 12 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox speaks loud and clear in the Rachel Alexandra. Posted 12 days ago
  • Itsaknockout wins the Fountain of Youth on the DQ of Upstart. Posted 12 days ago
  •  Chocolate Ride sneaks away in the Fair Grounds Handicap.Posted 12 days ago
Ridan Silks Breed, Own & Train horses like
Ridan
in DerbyVille!

Ridan

Status:
Deceased
Owner(s):
Trainer:
Bred:
Kentucky (USA) by Claiborne Farm
Pedigree:
Rating:
 
Ridan 2
Ridan 1
comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Ridan...

Still my favorite. I never found a copy of the Florida Derby race against Cicada but I am always looking. I wasn't old enough to go to the track but a neighbor who was a night watchman let see him one night. I later got to see him at Claiborne Farm
Another decent colt is not in the Hall Of Fame, and no where near worthy of this high a ranking.
  • Show All 11 Comments
  • icyhotboo · Nice comment Laz. I like the fact you don't skimp on details. · 412 days ago
  • AllenJoyner · I remember watching the 1962 Florida Derby...when Ridan beat Cicada by a nose. The game little filly was on the inside, and Ridan, on the outside was so much bigger it was hard to see Cicada at all. Great race. · 398 days ago
I spend at least 10 minutes everyday looking for Ridan photos on line. My two favorite photos were in SI from years ago. One from the Flamingo Stks and the other is the Bluegrass stakes. I have found about 20 that I have purchased over the last 5 years
I've edited races before but I can't seem to get there now. If anyone can the time of the 1962 Travers Stakes should be 2:01.3
Ridan was one of my favorites back then. I taped the Travers on my old primitive tape recorder that year not knowing that the race would be such a classic.
ridan was the horse i loved most when i watch racing in the 60s. he was my dream horse.

Ridan - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View DetailsView Video08/18/62Ridan2ndSar61 1/4 mDTravers Stakes-G1 3 MJaipurRidanMilitary Plume1:35.60
View Details05/05/62Ridan3rdCD81 1/4 mDKentucky Derby 3 MDecidedlyRoman LineRidan2:00.40