Whirlaway


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Whirlaway

famous horse in history of thoroughbred racing. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1273]
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"Capitalize the name of a specific animal, and use Roman numerals to show sequence: Bowser, Whirlaway II.
4x800 RELAY - 7:56.11, Whirlaway "A" (William Seidel, Michael Grant, Russell Brown, Harry Norton), Methuen, Mass., 2001.
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. Bette recalls the special moment when she watched him from trackside, and the adrenaline rush prodded her to rise from her wheelchair momentarily to try to touch the Triple Crown winner as he whizzed past her.
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." * Count Fleet, the winner of the 1943 classic, had a reputation for pride.
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).
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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. The jockey was Eddie Arcaro, who picked up his fifth Derby victory.