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Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
HILL GAIL
(br.c. 1949, Bull Lea -- Jane Gail x Blenheim II (GB))
Classic participant in: 1952

Notes: Sent to Ireland at age 5.

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

Finish Race Name
1stKENTUCKY DERBY
1stDerby Trial S. (Churchill Downs)
1stPhoenix H.
1stSan Vicente S.
1stSanta Anita Derby
1stArlington Futurity
2ndWashington Park Futurity
2ndPhoenix H.
2ndSan Carlos H.
3rdSan Gabriel S.
3rdEquipoise Mile H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ARISTARCHUS (GB)c., 1957 HILL GAIL -- Black Chiffon x Blue PeterIn England: Prince Edward Handicap
GOLDEN MEAN (GB)br.c., 1963 HILL GAIL -- Oweninny x Arctic StarRoyal Hunt Cup
HAIL TITAN (GB)c., 1967 HILL GAIL -- Italian Lady x MacherioHarristown Stakes
HARRY (GB)b.g., 1965 HILL GAIL -- War Loot x Court MartialIn England: Tetrarch Stakes
HIGH FLOWN (GB)c., 1960 HILL GAIL -- Cherished x ChanteurIn England: Thirsk Hunt Club H.
MARCH WIND (GB)c., 1959 HILL GAIL -- War Loot x Court MartialIn Ireland: Champion Stakes
MARTIAL (GB)ch.c., 1957 HILL GAIL -- Discipliner x Court MartialIn Ireland: CHAMPION 2yo Colt; in England: CHAMPION Miler, Coventry Stakes, Two Thousand Guineas
ONWARD HILL (JPN)b.c., 1963 HILL GAIL -- Alcora x ArbarIn Japan: CHAMPION Sprinter
SMASHING GAILch.f., 1958 HILL GAIL -- Some Smasher x ChamossaireColonial H., Fall Highweight H., Columbiana H., Correction H.
ST. MARK (GB)c., 1957 HILL GAIL -- Gondola x NearcoIn England: Prince of Wales' Nursery H.
TRUE COURSE (GB)f., 1959 HILL GAIL -- Arctic Rullah x NasrullahIn England: Convivial Stakes
VERIFY (GB)b.f., 1960 HILL GAIL -- Diary x Prince ChevalierIn England: Princess Royal Two-Yr-Old Stakes


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
BLUE NOSEb.f., 1977 Windjammer -- Hill Slipper x HILL GAILIn England: Nursery H.
BLUE NOSE (IRE)f., 1977 Windjammer -- Hill Slipper x HILL GAILIn Ireland: Probationers Nursery S.
BUNKER HILL (IRE)g., 1970 Bally Joy -- Cleftness x HILL GAILIn Ireland: Power Gold Cup Stp.
CALPURNIUS (GB)c., 1966 St. Paddy -- Mount Rosa x HILL GAILIn England: Scarbrough S., Coventry S., Royal Hunt Cup, also a sire in Trinidad.
CAMDEN BUZZ (IRE)ch.f., 1988 Camden Town -- Wild Bee x HILL GAILIn Ireland: Guiness Galway Hurdle (twice)
CREPELLOR (GB)c., 1969 Crepello -- Quail x HILL GAILIn France: Prix Du Bel Air
DANIEL O'CONNELL (IRE)c., 1971 Continuation -- Dansgill x HILL GAILIn England: Birdcatcher Nursery H.
EYE OF THE STORMch.f., 1975 Vertex -- Smashing Gail x HILL GAILSchuylkill Stakes
FURRY GLEN (IRE)c., 1971 Wolver Hollow -- Cleftness x HILL GAILIn Ireland: Two Thousand Guineas, Marble Hill S., Mullion S., Whitehall S.
LARRYR (IRE)g., 1975 Capistrano -- Hill Time x HILL GAILIn England: Aurelius Hurdle
MALAITA (ITY)f., 1973 Canisbay -- Tattered x HILL GAILIn Italy: Premio Mostra d'Oltremare
MESSENE (GB)f., 1962 Ballyogan -- Currarevagh x HILL GAILIn Ireland: Pretty Polly Stakes
NEW DELLb.f., 1962 Novarullah -- Fairy Dell x HILL GAILset a NTR at Pike Peak Meadows
RIONORE (IRE)c., 1975 Ribero -- True Course x HILL GAILIn Holland: Grote Prijs Van Den Haag
SCHERZO (FR)c., 1965 Molvedo -- Nova Gail x HILL GAILIn France: Prix Daru
SINKING SPRINGbr.f., 1964 Red God -- Hill Test x HILL GAILGolden Poppy H. (twice)
SISTER SHERRIbr.f., 1970 Father John -- Fairy Dell x HILL GAILScotch Foursome Lassie S.
SMASHING NATIVEch.c., 1974 Exclusive Native -- Smashing Gail x HILL GAILGulfstream Park Preview Stakes
SPEEDY THATCH (GB)f., 1977 Giolla Mear -- Flail x HILL GAILIn Ireland: Fortria H. Stp.
THE GAY GREEKgr.c., 1971 Isle of Greece -- Fairy Dell x HILL GAILScotch Foursome Laddie S.
THE PROCLAMATION (IRE)c., 1983 Callernish -- Lilquin x HILL GAILIn Ireland: BMW Champion Novice Hurdle
TOLSPRING (IRE)c., 1970 King's Leap -- Angelique x HILL GAILIn England: Wills Embassy Stakes Final
TRUE ROCKET (GB)f., 1967 Roan Rocket -- True Course x HILL GAILIn England: Waterford Testimonial S., Maher Nursery H.
WINTER KING (GB)c., 1969 Double Jump -- Mount Rosa x HILL GAILIn England: Cock of the North S.


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