Monday, January 4, 2010

JOHN HENRY


John Henry's accomplishments

  • Voted 7 Eclipse Awards
  • Voted Horse of the Year 1981 and 1984
  • Voted Eclipse Award for Outstanding Older Male Horse 1981
  • Oldest horse to win Eclipse Award for Horse of the Year - at age 9
  • Oldest horse to win a Grade 1 race - at age 9 (tied)
  • Voted Eclipse Award for Outstanding Male Turf Horse - 1980, 1981, 1982, 1984
  • Won 30 stakes races
  • Only horse to win the Arlington Million (G1) twice - 1981 & 1984
  • One of only three horses to win the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) twice - 1981 & 1982
  • Won more graded stakes than any other Thoroughbred - 25
  • Voted racehorse of the decade for the 1980s
  • Retired as the world's richest thoroughbred - July 28, 1985
  • Inducted into National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in 1990
  • Ranked #23 in the Blood-Horse magazine List of the Top 100 Racehorses of the 20th Century
JOHN HENRY pedigree: http://www.pedigreequery.com/john+henry






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