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Native Dancer
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    (March 27, 1950-November 16, 1967)
    Born in Scott Farm, Kentucky
    Sire: Polynesian
    Dam: Geisha
    Owner: Alfred Vanderbilt II
    Trainer: Bill Winfrey
    22 races, 21 victories
    Lifetime earnings: $785,240
    Won the Preakness and Belmont Stakes (1953)
    Inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame (1963)
    Nicknamed the Gray Ghost
    His one loss was the Kentucky Derby.
    He had to retire due to recurring foot injuries (1954).
    Many of his descendants are prone to similar injuries.
    Many leading horses can trace their ancestry to Native Dancer through both their sire and dam, leading to concerns that the gene pool is becoming too restricted.
    Fans thrilled to his come from behind running style.
    He was a two-time Eclipse Horse of the Year (1952,54)
    Fourteen consecutive Kentucky Derby winners were descended from him (1995-2008).
    All 20 entrants in the 2008 Kentucky Derby were his descendants.

Credit: C. Fishel


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