Native Dancer is a 1950 horse that was born in 1950 and raced from 1952 to 1954. He was sired by Polynesian out of the Discovery mare Geisha. He was trained by William C. Winfrey and raced for Alfred G. Vanderbilt, and was bred in Maryland, United States by Alfred G. Vanderbilt. Native Dancer has raced at Aqueduct, Arlington Park, Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Pimlico Race Course, Saratoga, Washington Park with wins at Aqueduct, Arlington Park, Belmont Park, Jamaica, Pimlico Race Course, Saratoga, Washington Park. His stakes wins include wins in the 1954 Metropolitan , 1953 American Derby, 1953 Travers Stakes, 1953 Arlington Classic Stakes, 1953 Dwyer, 1953 Belmont Stakes (LS), 1953 Preakness Stakes (G1), 1953 Withers, 1953 Wood Memorial, 1953 Gotham, 1952 East View (LS), 1952 Futurity (G1), 1952 Hopeful (LS), 1952 Grand Union Hotel Stakes (G3), 1952 Saratoga Special (LS), 1952 Flash Stakes (G3), and the 1952 Youthful Stakes (G3).