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Real Quiet

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Sire: Quiet American
Grandsire: Fappiano
Dam: Really Blue
Damsire: Believe It
Sex: Stallion
Foaled: 1995
Country: USA Flag of United States
Colour: Bay
Breeder: Eduardo Gaviria
Owner: Mike Pegram
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Record: 20: 6-5-6
Earnings: $3,271,802
Major Racing Wins & Honours & Awards
Major Racing Wins
Hollywood Futurity (1997)
San Felipe Stakes (1998)
Santa Anita Derby (1998)
Kentucky Derby (1998)
Preakness Stakes (1998)
Hollywood Gold Cup (1999)
Pimlico Special (1999)
Racing Awards
U.S. Champion 3-Yr-Old Colt (1998)
Honours
Real Quiet Stakes at Hollywood Park

Infobox last updated on: November 29, 2006. Image File history File links Photo_needed. ... A stallion. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bay is a color of the hair coats of horses, characterized by a body color of dark red (known as blood bay) to deep brown, with black points (mane, tail, lower legs, and sometimes the muzzle and tip of the ears). ... Mike Pegram is the owner of the 1998 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Real Quiet. ... Bob Baffert (January 13, 1953 —) is an American horse owner and trainer. ... The Hollywood Futurity is a Grade I race for thoroughbred two-year-olds. ... The San Felipe Stakes is a race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Santa Anita Derby is a 9 furlong thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds run each April at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California as an important stepping-stone to the Kentucky Derby. ... The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... The Preakness Stakes is a Grade I stakes race 1 3/16 mile (1. ... The Hollywood Gold Cup is a Grade I Stakes race for thoroughbred horses inaugurated in 1938 at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. ... The Pimlico Special is an American thoroughbred horse race held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, home to the Triple Crown race, the Preakness Stakes. ... The Eclipse Award for Outstanding 3-Yr-Old Male Horse is a American Thoroughbred horse racing honor awarded annually. ... Hollywood Park is a thoroughbred racecourse located in Inglewood, California, about 3 miles (5 km) from Los Angeles International Airport and next door to The Forum. ...

Real Quiet (born March 7, 1995 at Little Hill Farm in Ocala, Florida) is an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. He was nicknamed "The Fish" by his trainer, due to his narrow frame. Nickname: Horse Capital of the World, Lightning Capital of the World Location of Ocala, Florida Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Marion County Area    - City 100. ... The Eclipse Award is a thoroughbred racing award. ... Thoroughbred race horses The Thoroughbred is a horse breed best known as a race horse. ... Horse-racing is an equestrian sporting activity which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times were an early example, as was the contest of the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology. ...


He was bred by Eduardo Gaviria, a Colombian proprietor of two stud farms: one near Bogotá in Colombia and another in Ocala. Gaviria purchased Really Blue at the 1990 Keeneland November sale for $37,000, in foal to Spend A Buck. After a careful study of pedigrees, Gaviria decided to breed Really Blue with Quiet American. The result was Real Quiet. However, the colt's crooked knees prompted Gaviria to sell Real Quiet at a yearling auction to Mike Pegram for only $17,000. Spend A Buck (born 1982 in western Kentucky, died November 24, 2002 in Brazil) was an American thoroughbred race horse. ... Mike Pegram is the owner of the 1998 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Real Quiet. ...


Trained by Bob Baffert, racing as a two-year-old in 1997 Real Quiet started out slow, needing seven races before getting his first win. However, he improved considerably and won the Hollywood Futurity, an important Grade 1 stakes race. Bob Baffert (January 13, 1953 —) is an American horse owner and trainer. ... The Hollywood Futurity is a Grade I race for thoroughbred two-year-olds. ... Stakes race is a term applied to thoroughbred horse racing to describe races that derive their name from the stake, or entry fee, owners must pay. ...

Victory Gallop, Number 11, denies Real Quiet the Triple Crown in the 1998 Belmont Stakes by a nose under the wire.

Although still lightly regarded in a year with many quality three-year-olds competing, in 1998 he was ridden to victory by jockey Kent Desormeaux in the Kentucky Derby. His Beyer Speed Figure recorded in the Hollywood Futurity proved to be the highest Beyer rating of any two-year-old horse that went on to win the Kentucky Derby. He then won the Preakness Stakes by a convincing margin. The weeks leading up to the Belmont Stakes, the third and final leg of the coveted Triple Crown, were full of excited speculation on Real Quiet's chances, but he lost his bid for racing immortality when Victory Gallop beat him by a nose in the final stride of the race. Image File history File links VictoryGallop-RealQuiet. ... Image File history File links VictoryGallop-RealQuiet. ... Kent Desormeaux (born February 27, 1970 in Maurice, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana) is an American thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame jockey who holds the U.S. record for most races won in a single year. ... The Kentucky Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... The Beyer Speed Figure is a system for rating the performance of Thoroughbred racehorses in North America designed in the early 1970s by Andrew Beyer, the syndicated horse racing columnist for The Washington Post. ... The Preakness Stakes is a Grade I stakes race 1 3/16 mile (1. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... Victory Gallop (foaled May 30, 1995 in Ontario, Canada) was an American-based Thoroughbred racehorse. ...


No horse had come closer to taking the Triple Crown since Affirmed's victory in 1978 and, as the 2007 Triple Crown, this remains true. Kent Desormeaux was criticized for his jockeying in the Belmont Stakes. Many believed he moved out too fast at the start, causing Real Quiet to tire in the final strides of the brutally long Belmont course. For his performances in 1998, Real Quiet won the Eclipse Award for best three-year-old colt. This article is about the racehorse. ... The Eclipse Award is a thoroughbred racing award. ...

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Real Quiet preparing for a race in Santa Anita

As a four-year-old, Real Quiet won the Hollywood Gold Cup and the Pimlico Special. He was the first horse in 50 years to win the Preakness Stakes and the Pimlico Special. He also managed to place third in the Massachusetts Handicap at Suffolk Downs and second in the New Orleans Handicap. Real Quiet was considered to be a strong contender in the Breeders' Cup Classic and was entered in the Pacific Classic. However, he was injured and unable to race for the rest of the year. The Hollywood Gold Cup is a Grade I Stakes race for thoroughbred horses inaugurated in 1938 at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. ... The Pimlico Special is an American thoroughbred horse race held at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, home to the Triple Crown race, the Preakness Stakes. ... Frequently dubbed the MassCap, the Massachusetts Handicap is a thoroughbred horse race held at Suffolk Downs, in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Starting Gate at Suffolk Downs. ...


He was retired at the end of the season and in 2003 stood at stud at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Kentucky. In 2005, he was relocated to Regal Heir Farms in Pennslyvania. He has produced a prime runner in the Philippines named Real Spicy who is owned by Hermie Esguerra. The horse is a strong contender for that country's own version of the 2005 Triple Crown Championship. Although Real Quiet's progeny has not been nearly as successful in the United States, he managed to produce Pussycat Doll, who won the La Brea Stakes and the G1 Humana Distaff Handicap (defeating her stablemate Behaving Badly), No Place Like It, winner of the U.S.A Pine Oak Stakes, and Wonder Lady Ann L, winner of the 2006 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Belmont Park. Nicholasville is a city located in Jessamine County, Kentucky. ... The La Brea Stakes is a race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Humana Distaff Handicap is a race for thoroughbred fillies and mares, four-years-old and up. ... The Coaching Club American Oaks is a race for thoroughbred three-year old fillies run at a mile and a quarter on the Belmont Park dirt. ...


References


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Real Quiet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (537 words)
Real Quiet is an American champion thoroughbred racehorse born in 1995 at Little Hill Farm in Ocala, Florida.
Real Quiet then won the Preakness Stakes but lost his bid to win the U.S. Triple Crown, and racing immortality, when Victory Gallop beat him by a nose in the final stride in the Belmont Stakes.
Real Quiet was considered to be a strong contender in the Breeders' Cup Classic and was entered in the Pacific Classic.
Hollywood Park | Races | Futurity | Horses | Quiet Cash | (467 words)
QUIET CASH is reminiscent of Real Quiet, his sire, who was also campaigned by Mike Pegram and Bob Baffert as quite a young router and eventual Kentucky Derby winner for the pair.
Quiet Cash is the son of Real Quiet, who nearly took the 1998 Triple Crown, losing only the Belmont by a nose to Victory Gallop.
Quiet Cash is from the broodmare Queen of Money, winner of the Santa Ynez Stakes (G3) and runner-up in the Santa Anita Oaks (G1) during her eight-race career.
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