Gallant Fox


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Noun1.Gallant Fox - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1930
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Not for nothing is the track nicknamed the Graveyard of Champions: Man o' War, rated number one in the Blood-Horse's list of Top 100 Horses of the 20th century, suffered his only defeat there when he was upset by a horse named Upset; Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox went down to 100-1 shot Jim Dandy in the Travers; even the legendary Secretariat was defeated by the unheralded Onion.
One of the most celebrated is Earl Sande, who won the second Triple Crown in 1930 on Gallant Fox.
In his position with the Battelle Corporation, he leads the Gallant Fox exercises, incorporating all aspects of weapons of mass destruction into a series of exercises at the Pentagon and surrounding areas.
Triple Crown winners Gallant Fox, Count Fleet and Secretariat were retired as 3-year-olds.
The 55th annual Preakness Stakes was won by Gallant Fox, with a time of 2:00 3/5.
The six-year-old champion won the Arlington Handicap in Chicago, taking his earnings past the record of $328,165 set by Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox the previous year.
Son of Gallant Fox ran second in Withers between Preakness and Belmont
Johnstown had been trained by "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, who had trained two previous Derby winners, Gallant Fox and Omaha.
Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox was shot down by 100-1 shot Jim Dandy in 1930.
Of course, none of the above is the first or greatest son-of - 1935 Triple Crown winner Omaha was the son of 1930 Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox.
Omaha, second in the Withers Stakes between his Preakness and Belmont victories, was by Gallant Fox, who in 1930 had become the second horse to win the US Triple Crown - though that term was not yet in common usage.
At Aqueduct: Sunday, $100,000 Gallant Fox Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, 1 5/8 miles.