began to suffer coordination problems in January and, although he underwent treatment, the 26-year-old's fertility subsequently declined.
The 102nd Preakness Stakes was won by Seattle Slew
, with a time of 1:54 2/5.
Jean Cruguet 79 rider of San San & Seattle Slew
; Gary Moore 66 former champion jockey in Hong Kong & France; Patrick Byrne 62 trainer of Favorite Trick & Awesome Again; Patricia Thompson 78 owner of Party Politics & Baronet; Carole Bayer Sager (pictured) 71 joint-owner of Heartlight No.
Other horses of Triple Crown history include Secretariat and Seattle Slew
. Big Brown, like I'll Have Another, won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness in 2008, but had trouble on the track at Belmont and ended up last.
The home-bred colt went to post having won all six of his previous starts and duly became the first undefeated horse since Seattle Slew
in 1977 to land the 'Run for the Roses'.
This son of Seattle Slew
is bred to handle the dirt.
This two-year-old son of top American sire Seattle Slew
looked a bright prospect on his winning bow at The Curragh, beating Cat Belling by three lengths under hands and heels.
Run Dusty Run was placed behind Seattle Slew
in all three legs of the 1977 US Triple Crown.
A daughter of Seattle Slew
, she should improve from her debut experience and might prove too strong for Brontannas, a creditable third to Hurricane Alan in the Goffs Challenge on her debut.
Karen Taylor 71 owner of Seattle Slew
; Gerard Rivases 66 rider of Dankaro & Vitiges; Stanley Hough 68 trainer of Proud Appeal & Half Iced; Pat Murphy 58 trainer of Tomahawk & Supreme Glory; Ernie Weymes 81 trainer of Young Ash Leaf & Sarissa; Rowena Gredley 66 breeder of Chapel Cottage & Reprimand; Jason Loosemore 45 clerk of the course at Newton Abbot & Taunton; Stuart Howe 69 trainer of Silver Charmer; Tom Symonds (pictured) 31 trainer of Tweedledrum; David Ringer 85 former Newmarket trainer; Bill Ratcliffe 48 former Exning trainer; Ben Wallis 59 owner & manager of Benson Stud Please notify birthday greetings to us at least one week before publication
After the death of Tom Cooper in 1990, O'Callaghan took on a more prominent role as a bloodstock agent, making an immediate impact when purchasing a $2.9 million son of Seattle Slew
, who became the US Classic winner and champion sire A.
IN KEEPING with many members of the Seattle Slew
sire line, Pulpit has never made much of an impression in Europe but within American racing circles his impact has been immense, not only as a consistent source of high-class runners but as a successful sire of sires.