Enjoy the rare footage of Man o' War romping in his paddock and the history of his life.
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On the Seabiscuit DVD this is in the special features. It includes footage of Man O' War, that I have never seen. There is a pretty cool angle of a race. I am not sure which race race this is. I know Belmont was run clockwise at the time, so this might have been his Belmont, Lawrence Realization, or Jockey Club Gold Cup
Barbra Livingston retraces the locations where Man o’ War raced, lived during his stallion career, and is buried. Those locations include the long-shuttered Havre de Grace racetrack and Glen Riddle Farm in Maryland; and Faraway Farm (now Mt. Brilliant Farm), Man o’ War Farm, and the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. Empty and broken-down stalls abound yet, for Livingston, Man o’ War’s ghost is still – and will forever be – ever-present.
A tour of Kentucky Horse country and some rare footage of Man O'War in the late '30s
Man o' War, (Lexington, Kentucky, March 29, 1917 – Faraway Farm, November 1, 1947) is considered one of the greatest Thoroughbred racehorses of all time. During his career just after World War I, he won 20 of 21 races and $249,465 in purses
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Man o' War meets and beats Triple Crown winner Sir Barton handily. Enjoy the extra footage as well.
He is an American icon, born in Kentucky who would go on to capture the country's imagination as well as 20 of 21 starts in his racing career. To celebrate his 100th anniversary, the Kentucky Horse Park is creating a year-long Man o' War celebration. There will be events both at the park and throughout Lexington with various themes built around Man o' War and his amazing life as a race horse and sire here in Kentucky.
The historic 1938 match race between west coast star Seabiscuit, and Triple Crown winner War Admiral. A race for the ages.