Forego

Thoroughbred
Bay Gelding
Foaled April 30, 1970 at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky
Died August 27, 1997 at the Kentucky Horse Park
Out of Forli, by Lady Golconda by Hasty Road
Breeder: Martha Gerry
Owner: Lazy F Ranch (Mrs. Martha Gerry)
Trainers: Sherrill Ward and Frank Whiteley Jr.


Titles/Awards
Horse of the Year (1974, 1975, 1976)
Champion Older Horse (1974, 1975, 1976, 1977)
Champion Sprinter (1975)
Inducted into Racing's Hall of Fame (1979)
Retired as the 2nd richest horse in history
Received 8 Eclipse Awards, more than any other horse
Voted the 8th best racehorse of the 20th century
Lifetime earnings: $1,933,957

Notable Wins
Roamer Handicap (G2)
Discovery Handicap (G1)
Donn Handicap (G3)
Gulfstream Park Handicap (G2)
Widener Handicap (G1)
Carter Handicap (G2)
Brooklyn Handicap (G1) (twice)
Woodward Stakes (G1) (three times)
Vosburgh Handicap (G2)
Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)
Seminole Handicap (G2)
Widener Handicap (G1)
Carter Handicap (G2)
Suburban Handicap (G1)
Metropolitan Handicap (G1)
Nassau County Handicap (G3)

Resident of the Hall of Champions from 1981 to September 1997

Thoroughbred Horse Racing
Thoroughbred horse racing is the most popular form of horse racing in the world. Thoroughbreds were developed in England by crossing three foundation sires from the Middle East with native English mares. These horses race on dirt, turf or synthetic surfaces.

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