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

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.

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.

Racing Program Seabiscuit vs War Admiral 11/1/1938. #horseracing #gambling

Seabiscuit- the undersized Depression-era racehorse who surprised and gave hope to the nation

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

Seabiscuit & War Admiral in the infamous match race

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

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.

“In 1938... the year's #1 newsmaker was not FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. Nor was it Lou Gehrig or Clark Gable. The subject of the most newspaper column inches in 1938 wasn't even a person. It was an undersized, crooked-legged racehorse named Seabiscuit.”- Lauren Hillenbrand

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