Count Fleet


Also found in: Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Count Fleet - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1943
References in periodicals archive ?
He went on to ride Count Fleet to victory in the US Triple Crown - the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes - in 1943.
Two minutes and four seconds after the starting gun, Count Fleet finished the mile and a quarter ahead of the others.
And he's yet to prove his class, winning three ungraded stakes races - the Damon Runyon, Count Fleet and Whirlaway - over Aqueduct's inner track while racing against suspect competition.
The 69th annual Kentucky Derby was won by Count Fleet, with a time of 2:04.
Count Fleet, the winner of the 1943 classic, had a reputation for pride.
Algorithms, who is inbred 4x3 to Fappiano, lowered the colours of juvenile champion Hansen by five lengths in the Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on January 29, while Alpha complemented his win in the Count Fleet Stakes last month with a five-length victory in the Withers Stakes at Aqueduct last Saturday.
Tried in the highest grade as a two-year-old when he was second to Kentucky favourite Union Rags in the Grade 1 Champagne Stakes, he took the Count Fleet Stakes at tonight's venue four weeks ago.
Triple Crown winners Gallant Fox, Count Fleet and Secretariat were retired as 3-year-olds.
AND FOR Bernardini Godolphin flag-bearer Alpha stepped on to the Kentucky Derby trail with victory in the Count Fleet Stakes, one day after his sire was represented by easy UAE 1,000 Guineas Trial winner Gamilati.
Longden rode Count Fleet to the Triple Crown in 1943.
At Aqueduct, Godolphin colourbearer Alpha stamped himself as an exciting prospect with victory in the Count Fleet Stakes.
A disappointment in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Alpha (Ramon Dominguez) posted a comfortable two-and-a-halflength victory in the Count Fleet Stakes, an ungraded $150,000 contest.