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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.
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.
Polynesian: damsire to Boldnesian, who was the grand-sire of the Slew! Polynesian's grand-sire, a British TB named Sickle, was a son of the renowned Phalaris, who sired Pharos, who, when bred to the elegant Italian Catnip daughter, Nogara, sired Nearco, who sired Nasrullah, who sired Bold Ruler, who sired Secretariat. That's one helluva sire-line and Encore got them both!