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.
Man O' War. The "mostest hoss" and the one by which all others are measured. Big Red is ranked No. 1 in greatest thoroughbred racehorses of all time. Winner of 20 of 21 races and known as a "sire of sires", two of his sons, Clyde Van Dusen and War Admiral, won the Triple Crown.
Man o' War died quietly on November 1, 1947 at the age of 30 (his age in this photo). Man o'War was eventually moved to the Kentucky Horse Park, where the original burial site was recreated. More than 50 years after his death, he still attracts thousands of visitors anually. And in the words of Will Harbut, Red's groom, he is still the "mostest hoss."
Seabiscuit and his first crop of foals at Ridgewood Ranch in Northern California. He went on to sire over 100 foals, but none ever achieved his level of fame.
One of the greatest Race Horses of all time,...Man O' War. Said to be one of the most influential Thoroughbred sires of all time. He never raced in the Kentucky Derby but took the 1920 Preakness and Belmont Stakes. He also defeated Triple Crown Winner and Canadian Champion Sir Barton in a match race.