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Timely Writer

Status:
Deceased
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Bred:
Florida (USA) by Dorothy C. Davis  -  [Add Data]
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Timely Writer
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Older Comments about Timely Writer...

The Primary photo uploaded here of TW is from http://www.pedigreequery.com/timely+writer. It's a cool site too. I tried to put the crediting under the photo but the upload wouldn't let me.
Check out the story I attached in the Biography tab about Timely & his connections before Timely missed the Kentucky Derby due to colic surgery. It's a funny story and gives you an amusing version of their personalities.
  • qrluna · Double post - sorry! Too bad we can't delete our own comments. Hopefully someone from the site will do it for me [hint, hint] · 1245 days ago
Check out the story I attached in the Biography tab about Timely & his connections before Timely missed the Kentucky Derby due to colic surgery. It's a funny story and gives you an amusing version of their personalities.
Yes. Now he has a stakes race named after him at Gulfstream Park that Uncle Mo won and Rattlesnake Bridge finished second in.
  • qrluna · Thanks for confirming. I thought it was named for him, but I wasn't positive. Happily, someone thought to add the stakes race to this site so I thought it only fair to add the horse too. · 1246 days ago
This was the first racehorse to break my heart. I CANNOT believe that no one has put him on HRN yet. Personal note: I was a very young racing fan and had attached myself to this horse because his name was cool. Little did I know that watching the '82 Jockey Club Gold Cup would hurt so much and that horse racing tragedies never really leave you, they just remind you that sometimes there is a heavy priced paid
  • qrluna · ... for loving the sport of kings. Wikipedia says"Timely Writer was buried at the head of the stretch at Belmont Park, an honor previously granted only to the great filly Ruffian." I am assuming the $100,000 Timely Writer Stakes at Gulfstream Park is named after him but I'm not sure yet. · 1246 days ago

Timely Writer - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View Details10/09/82Timely Writer10thBel81 1/2mDJockey Club Gold Cup-G1 3+ MLemhi GoldSilver SupremeChristmas Past2:31.20
View Details10/10/81Timely Writer1stBel71 mileDChampagne-G1 2 MTimely WriterBefore DawnNew Discovery1:36.40