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Encyclopedia > Victory Gallop
Victory Gallop

Gary Stevens aboard Victory Gallop, Number 11, defeats Real Quiet by a nose to win the 1998 Belmont Stakes.
Sire: Cryptoclearance
Grandsire: Fappiano
Dam: Victorious Lil
Damsire: Vice Regent
Sex: Stallion
Foaled: 1995
Country: Canada
Colour: Bay
Breeder: Tall Oaks Farm
Owner: Prestonwood Farm
Trainer: Elliott Walden
Record: 17: 9-5-1
Earnings: $3,005,895
Major Racing Wins & Honours & Awards
Major Racing Wins
Rebel Stakes (1998)
Arkansas Derby (1998)
Stephen Foster Handicap (1999)
Whitney Handicap (1999)

American Classic Race wins
Belmont Stakes (1998) Image File history File links VictoryGallop-RealQuiet. ... Gary Lynn Stevens (born March 6, 1963 in Caldwell, Idaho) is an American thoroughbred horse racing jockey. ... Real Quiet is an American champion thoroughbred racehorse born in 1995 at Little Hill Farm in Ocala, Florida. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... This Trakehner would be most appropriate to sire horses for the discipline of dressage. ... A blood bay horse. ... The Rebel Stakes is a race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Arkansas Derby is a race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Stephen Foster Handicap is a race for thoroughbred horses age three and up. ... The Whitney Handicap is an American Grade 1 handicap race for thoroughbred racehorses three years of age and older run at a distance of 1 1/8 miles. ... The American Classic Races consist of: 1) Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky held annually on the first Saturday of May; 2) Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland held annually in May on the Saturday two weeks after the Kentucky Derby; 3) Belmont Stakes at... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ...

Racing Awards
United States Champion Older Horse (1999)

Infobox last updated on: April 16, 2007. Eclipse Award for Outstanding Older Male Horse is a American Thoroughbred horse racing honor. ...

Victory Gallop (foaled May 30, 1995 in Ontario, Canada) was an American-based Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by Ivan Dalos' Tall Oaks Farm, Victory Gallop was born later in the 1995 year than is common for most Thoroughbreds. Sired by 1987 Florida Derby winner Cryptoclearance who won 12 of 44 starts and earned $3,376,327 lifetime, he was out of the mare Victorious Lil. He was purchased by Prestonwood Farm of Versailles, Kentucky, owned by Houston, Texas oilmen Jack, Art, and J. R. Preston, who also owned and raced two-time Breeders' Cup Mile winner Da Hoss. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area Ranked 4th... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... 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. ... The Florida Derby is a race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... Versailles is a city located in Woodford County, Kentucky. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... Natural olive oil Synthetic motor oil An oil is any substance that is in a viscous liquid state (oily) at ambient temperatures or slightly warmer, and is both hydrophobic (immiscible with water, literally water fearing) and lipophilic (miscible with other oils, literally fat loving). This general definition includes compound classes... The Breeders Cup Mile is a 1-mile Grade 1 Weight for Age stakes race for thoroughbred racehorses three years old and up run annually since 1984 at a different racetrack in the United States or Canada as part of the Breeders Cup. ... Da Hoss (born January 18, 1992) by Gone West (by Mr. ...


Racing at age two, Victory Gallop won two ungraded stakes races and was second in the important Laurel Futurity. The following year in the lead-up to the American Classic Races for three-year-olds, Victory Gallop won the Rebel Stakes then beat Favorite Trick to capture the Arkansas Derby. In the Kentucky Derby he was running dead last behind fourteen other horses at the half mile pole then made a powerful drive near the end of the homestretch to pass betting favorite Indian Charlie but ran out of track and finished second to winner, Real Quiet. In the Preakness Stakes he finished second again to Real Quiet then won the longer distance Belmont Stakes by a matter of a few inches. From there, Victory Gallop went on to a second place finish behind Coronado's Quest in the Haskell Invitational Handicap and in the Travers Stakes. A graded stakes race is a term applied to a Thoroughbred horse race in the United States and Canada to describe races that derive their name from the stake, or entry fee, owners must pay. ... The Laurel Futurity is an American thoroughbred horse race from Laurel Park, Maryland. ... The American Classic Races consist of: 1) Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky held annually on the first Saturday of May; 2) Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland held annually in May on the Saturday two weeks after the Kentucky Derby; 3) Belmont Stakes at... The Rebel Stakes is a race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Arkansas Derby is a race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Kentucky Derby, the worlds preeminent horse race, is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... The term gambling has had many different meanings depending on the cultural and historical context in which it is used. ... Real Quiet is an American champion thoroughbred racehorse born in 1995 at Little Hill Farm in Ocala, Florida. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 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 Haskell Invitational Handicap is a Grade I race for thoroughbred horses. ... The Travers Stakes, held at Saratoga Race Course near Saratoga Springs, New York, is the oldest major thoroughbred horse race in the United States. ...


Racing in 1999 at age four, Victory Gallop recorded his best year. In the spring, he traveled to Nad Al Sheba Racecourse in Dubai where he finished third to Shadwell Racing 's Almutawakel in the 1999 Dubai World Cup. Back in the United States, he won the Stephen Foster and Whitney Handicaps. Coordinates: Emirate Dubai Government  - Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Area [1]  - Metro 4,114 km² (1,588. ... The Dubai World Cup is a Thoroughbred horserace event held annually since 1996 at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, 10 minutes away from the city centre of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... The Stephen Foster Handicap is a race for thoroughbred horses age three and up. ... The Whitney Handicap is an American Grade 1 handicap race for thoroughbred racehorses three years of age and older run at a distance of 1 1/8 miles. ...


Victory Gallop's performances won him the 1999 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Older Male Horse and in a poll published by the New York Times' About, Inc., he was the top vote getter for Most Impressive Performance of the Year for his win in the Stephen Foster Handicap. Eclipse Award for Outstanding Older Male Horse is a American Thoroughbred horse racing honor. ... The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ...


Retired to stand at stud at his owner's Prestonwood Farm, Victory Gallop ranked second among 2003's freshman sires. Through November 2006, he had sired sixteen individual stakes race winners. Horse breeding is the process of using selective breeding to produce additional individuals of a given phenotype, that is, continuing a breed. ... Sire can refer to several things: Sire is how one spells Eris backwords. ...


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