War Admiral


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Noun1.War Admiral - thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1937
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Pimilico is where War Admiral, Seabiscuit, Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Barbaro, Affirmed, American Pharoah, and even Smarty Jones have run.
Their names are enshrined in racing lore: War Admiral, Count Fleet and Citation, Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Affirmed.
I am sure his perseverance was influenced by the Civil War Admiral Farragut, who said, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"
In September 1920, Man o' War took the Potomac Handicap, while his son, US Triple Crown winner War Admiral, won his first race there in 1936.
5.In 1938, which racehorse beat War Admiral in their famous match race at Pimlico racecourse in the USA?
He won the coveted Horse of the Year Award in 1938 after beating War Admiral in their classic match race at Pimlico that year.
Seabiscuit and War Admiral, "the world's finest racehorse," faced off at Pimlico.
I come from a family where my great-grandfather was renowned as a Civil War admiral. My grandfather had two sons and two daughters, with the oldest son dying as a child.
Forty million people tuned in their radios to listen to the race between the huge War Admiral and diminutive Seabiscuit.
He can't find a room, but he takes as his personal motto the words of Civil War Admiral David Farragut--"Damn the torpedoes; full speed ahead!"--and bulldozes his way into an agreement to rent a bedroom from attractive Constance Milligan (Jean Arthur).
Seabiscuit is the true story of a no-hoper racehorse who became an American legend, beating Triple Crown winner War Admiral in the greatest match race in history.
But some famous racehorses were relatively small, including War Admiral, the 1937 Triple Crown winner.