Native Dancer


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Native Dancer

famous horse in history of thoroughbred racing. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1273]
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Vanderbilt II, one-time owner and twice president of Pimlico Race Course, following his horse Native Dancer's victory in 1953.
Campbell and Barbara Fritchie handicaps and the Native Dancer Stakes.
Total purse money earned was $2.45 million.The first notable horse Bo trained was Native Dancer, a top class mare who campaigned successfully at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
Woody Crumbo's Indian Art follows the life of an accomplished Native dancer, flutist, silversmith and poet who is best known for his oil paintings and revolutionary art works that helped move Indian art into museums and mainstream American attention.
* "Baksy" (Native Dancer), Guka Omarova (Russia-Kazakhstan)
Baksy (Native Dancer) introduces Aidai, an old Kazakh lady widely known for her powers of second sight, who is evicted her from her home on land belonging to rich businessman Batyr.
On the day before the Kentucky Derby, a brilliantly reported Wall Street Journal piece by Jon Weinbach noted that all 20 horses in this year's Derby were descendants of Native Dancer, a huge horse that was foaled in March 1950 and died in November 1967.
It was television that brought the thoroughbred Native Dancer to the attention of the general public.
The 78th annual Preakness Stakes was won by Native Dancer, with a time of 1:57 4/5.
b c Northern Dancer (1961, Nearctic - Natalma, by Native Dancer).
Galbreath acquired Golden Trail in foal to Native Dancer in a package of 34 mares belonging to Isabel Dodge Sloane of Brookmeade Farm in 1962.
But for Lightning, being the only Native dancer out of the 16-member group means representing her Aboriginal heritage.