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War Admiral.

War Admiral, the 1937 Kentucky Derby winner. War Admiral is the most famous son of Man O' War.

Man O War

The famous and legendary Man O' War is credited for rescuing American horse racing in the Born in he made his racing debut two years later, winning three stakes races in just 17 days.

Triple Crown Champions- Sir Barton 1919, Gallant Fox 1930, Omaha 1935, War Admiral 1937, Whirlaway 1941, Count Fleet 1943, Assault 1946, Citation 1948, Secretariat 1973 Seattle Slew 1977, Affirmed 1978.

Triple Crown Champions~Can't wait to see California Chrome added to this list!

War Admiral wins the Belmont, in spite of stumbling and tearing off part of his hoof. He beat his father's track record (Man O' War).

War Admiral stumbled at the start of the Belmont Stakes, and tore off a piece of his front hoof. Despite this, he won by 3 lengths, and set a new track record of a fifth faster than his sire, Man o'War. Now THAT'S an athlete.

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.

War Admiral -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

As the son of another legendary horse (Man O' War), War Admiral had the bar set high from the get go 1937 Triple crown winner

1937 Triple Crown winner War Admiral, the son of one of the greatest horses of all time -- Man O' War.

1937 Triple Crown winner War Admiral, the son of one of the greatest horses of all time -- Man O' War. But he still could not beat Sea Biscuit!

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Belmont Stakes Racing Legends June Featuring the 2003 contender, Funny Cide. Also pictured, Sir Barton Gallant Fox Omaha War Admiral Whirlaway Count Fleet Assault Citation Secretariat Seattle Slew Affirmed 1978

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