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Sword Dancer

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Virginia (USA) by Brookmeade Stable
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Very few people know of this champion.
  • buckpasser · Beat Round Table and won the Belmont Stakes and finishing second in both the Preakness and Derby. Horse of the year in 1959?and a great sire of Damascus and Lady Pitt · 941 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · one of the biggest races of the season at Sratoga carries this ones name so most racing people can hardly forget him · 941 days ago ·
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Early in the summer I remember several of the Monmouth Park writers having a discussion about the quality of racing after The Haskell. Which hearkens the question: Is there life after The Haskell?Read More
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  • BrianZipse · Just saw that ... Monmouth still rolls out great racing post-Haskell, for sure! · 1057 days ago ·
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  • joerada · I would agree, I think I watched a Breeders Cup Filly win the Colleen last Saturday! · 1056 days ago ·
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Hall of Famer J. Elliott Burch, who trained Belmont Stakes winners Sword Dancer, Quadrangle, and Arts and Letters, died Saturday at Newport Hospital in Rhode Island of complications from pneumonia. He was 86.   Burch, the son of Hall of Fame trainer Preston Burch and grandson of Hall of Fame tr...Read More
  • humphrey · From a great family of trainers of which Preston wrote one of the definitive books on training. Saw this fellow come west with ex horse of the year Fort Marcy · 1256 days ago ·
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Hillsdale, winner of the Hollywood Gold Cup 50 years ago, was a symbol of the way racing was supposed to be, but hasn't been for a long time.Read More
Retired horseman Marvin M. Greene Sr. died May 22 of congestive heart failure at his Leesburg, Va., home. He was 84.In 1977, Greene became the farm manager of Bertram and Diana Firestone’s Catoctin Stud in Virginia. It was during Greene’s time at the farm that the Firestones’ Genuine Risk won t...Read More

Sword Dancer - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details05/02/59Sword Dancer2ndCD81 1/4 mDKentucky Derby-G1 3 MTomy LeeSword DancerFirst Landing2:02.20