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Hard Tack- Seabiscuit's father. Son of Man O' War

Hard Tack: Ill-tempered son of Man-O-War, sire of Seabiscuit.

Probably the most famous photo of the legendary racehorse Seabiscuit, beating "the fastest horse in the world" War Admiral at Pimlico, November 1st, 1938. Both horse and jockey George Woolf gaze right into the camera while all else is a blur. I love this photo.

SEABISCUIT (USA) B h 1933, Hard Tack - Swing On. Winner of 33 races from 89 starts with another 16 placings, the unattractive horse proved a giant on the racetrack. A grandson of Man o' War, his most famous race was that with the most elite son of Man o' War in WAR ADMIRAL, which he won by four lengths in November 1938 at Pimlico.

Seabiscuit and War Admiral neck and neck in the back stretch of their 1938 match race.

Seabiscuit (USA) 1933-1947 TB bay stallion. Hard Tack {Man o' War x Tea Biscuit by Rock Sand} x Swing On {Whisk Broom x Balance by Rebelais}

Seabiscuit - descendant of Man O' War - confirmation was less than perfect - used as a training horse to help Granville learn to win races - but he overcame the odds because Seabiscuit had the heart of a champion

Seabiscuit & War Admiral in the infamous match race

Seabiscuit and War Admiral...the infamous match race..and just think..Seabiscuit was told he was too small to race.

Princequillo…Secretariat’s Grand Daddy - I had a great grandson that looked just like him!! Sweet horse!

Seabiscuit 1933-1947 - At 4, Seabiscuit set records in four Handicaps, won three others and was named Champion Male Handicap Horse. Seabiscuit beat War Admiral in the 1938 Pimlico Special and was named 1938 Horse of the Year. Seabiscuit finished with career earnings of $437,730, winning 33 of his 89 starts.

Man O' War 3/29/17 - 11/1/47 Sire of 1937 Triple Crown winner, War Admiral and grandsire of Seabiscuit. Man o' War rescued American horseracing in the 1920s, despite competing for just two years. Following his death, he was voted the greatest thoroughbred of the first half of the 20th Century. Following his brilliant 1919 debut, Man o' War won three stakes races in 17 days, and when he retired 16 months later, he was a national hero. Man o' War won 20 of his 21 races.