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War Admiral 1934–59 The offspring of Man o' War & Brushup.He inherited his father's fiery temperament & talent,but did not resemble him physically.He was smaller than Man o' War,15.3 hands, compared to the 16.2-hand height of his sire,with a dark brown coat.War Admiral raced in the eastern U.S.& in 1938 won 8 major races.He is linked forever to the year-older Seabiscuit, a Grandson of the Man o' War stallion,Son of Hard Tack the preeminent horse based in the western U.S.
War Admiral 1934-59 -The son of Man o' War inherited his father's fiery temperament and talent he is linked to the year older Seabiscuit, who was a famous Grandson of Man o' War. War Admiral and Seabiscuit competed only once November 1,1938, in the Pimlico Special. Seabiscuit won by four lengths and broke the track record. War Admiral won 21 of 26 starts. In 1937 he won the Triple Crown. He is ranked #13 of the top 100 U.S.Thoroughbred Champions of the 20th Century with Seabiscuit as #25.