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Holy Bull had talent, heart - a career recap

Monday, December 22, 2008 By MICHAEL VEITCH, The Saratogian Holy Bull was electrifying. When he made his first start as a 2-year-old on Aug. 14, 1993, Daily Racing Form used the phrase “super speed” to describe his effort. You’ll have to do an awful lot of research to find those words somewhere else in the trade journal’s past performance lines. He was a stone-cold running machine, one who knew he had his opponents at his mercy, whether it was at 5½ furlongs or the classic distance of 1¼ miles. Holy Bull, owned and trained by Warren A. Croll Jr., was not by one of the leading sires of his time. That group included Alydar, Affirmed, Seattle Slew, Nijinsky II, Danzig and others. Read More

 

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