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Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
MERIDIAN
(b.c. 1908, Broomstick -- Sue Smith x Masetto (GB))
Classic participant in: 1911

Notes: Entered stud at Carmandale Farm, Maryland, in 1915. In 1923 he was sold to Dr. John Paul Jones of Inglecrest Farm, Charlottesville VA, where he was a stablemate of 1920 Kentucky Derby winner Paul Jones. Died in 1935.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: ~~~ Complete ~~~

Finish Race Name
1stArgyle Hotel H.
1stWashington's Birthday H.
1stKentucky S.
1stNational H.
1stKENTUCKY DERBY
1stNational H.
1stExcelsior H.
1stFrontier H.
2ndQueens County H.
2ndDouble Event (Second Part)
2ndFourth of July S.
2ndBlue Grass S.
2ndFourth of July S.
2ndLatonia Autumn Inaugural H.
2ndHamilton Derby
3rdCanadian Sportsman H.
3rdBrookdale H.
3rdYonkers H.
3rdSuburban H.
3rdPaumonok H.
3rdMetropolitan H.
3rdKings County H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
CARMANDALEb.c., 1917 MERIDIAN -- Daruma x Solitaire IIWakefield H., Whirl S., D And C Handicap
CLUB STAKEb.f., 1924 MERIDIAN -- Stake And Cap x EllisdaleAberdeen S., Incentive S.
EXCUSE MEc., 1919 MERIDIAN -- Horizon x HASTINGSAmateur Cup H.
GLEN WILDch.c., 1926 MERIDIAN -- Lazuli x Knight of the ThistleRiggs H., North Shore H.
MERIDIAN QUEENb.f., 1926 MERIDIAN -- Queen Bashti x BURGOMASTERFort Erie Hotel Statler H., Fourth of July H., Confederation H.
ROONEYbr.c., 1925 MERIDIAN -- Annie Rooney x WrackBroad Hollow Steeplechase H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
CATOMARbr.f., 1934 OMAR KHAYYAM -- Caterpiller x MERIDIANThanksgiving H.
DOWDY DELLbr.f., 1932 Desperate Desmond -- Dinah's Dimple x MERIDIANArdsley H.
OAK LEAFb.c., 1944 Chestnut Oak -- Meribelle x MERIDIANWoodbine Steeplechase H.


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