Whirlaway


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Whirlaway

famous horse in history of thoroughbred racing. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1273]
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Haynesfield: Ramon Dominguez has ridden the colt in each of his three Aqueduct wins and was impressed by his 61/4-length victory in the $100,000 Whirlaway on Feb.
She loved horse races, so her parents took her to Belmont Park in New York so she could see her favorite horse, thoroughbred-racing's famed Whirlaway.
The 67th annual Kentucky Derby was won by Whirlaway, with a time of 2:01 2/5, a new Derby record.
Whirlaway, Citation, Alydar, and Criminal Type are just a few of the thoroughbreds raised and trained at Calumet.
The trainer Ben Jones used to say that Whirlaway, who whirled away the opposition in the 1941 Derby, was nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs.
The winning hybrids actually yielded more fruit and larger fruit than their older, well known hybrids such as Merced, Celebrity, Whirlaway, Bingo and Heatwave.
But Jiminy -- with its Vermont-like base village amenities and condos, high-speed six-passenger chairlift and "Big Four'' set of plunging black diamond runs, Whirlaway, Whitetail, Jericho and Wild Turkey -- clearly is the state's most resort-like ski area.
Oxbow is the eighth Preakness winner for legendary Calumet Farm, whose devil's red and blue colours were carried by a string of greats including Triple Crown winners Whirlaway (1941) and Citation (1948).
Two unbeatens lost last weekend: Lawrence the Roman (now 3 for 4) in the Whirlaway at Aqueduct, and the champion 2-year-old filly Dreaming of Anna (4 for 5) in a minor stakes at Gulfstream Park.
The 78th annual Kentucky Derby was won by Hill Gail, with a time of 2:01 3/5, a fifth of a second off the Derby record set in 1941 by Whirlaway.
Lawrence The Roman runs in Saturday's Whirlaway Stakes at Aqueduct.