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Career History
(work in progress)
LELEX
(b.g. 1878, Lelaps -- War Reel x War Dance )
Classic participant in: 1881

Notes: At age 6, Lelex was laid up for 3 years due to unsoundness, then returned at age 9 to win 9 races (vs. top class company), 6 more at age 10, and 1 win at age 11.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (work in progress)

Finish Race Name
1stGreen S.
1stSanford S. (Louisville)
1stGreen S.
1stYoung America S.
1stMerchants' S.
2ndLexington Six Furlong Sweepstakes
2ndMaxwell House S.
2ndBelle Meade S. (Louisville)
2ndJockey Club S. (St. Louis)
2ndKENTUCKY DERBY
2ndMaxwell House S.
3rdStreet Railway Steeplechase H.


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