The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
NATIVE DANCER
(gr.c. 1950, Polynesian -- Geisha x Discovery )
Classic participant in: 1953

Notes: Died in 1967. Sire of 44 stakes winners. Broodmare sire of 80 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION 2YO COLT
CHAMPION 3YO COLT
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 3)
CHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR (at 4)
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 4)
1stWood Memorial S.
1stAmerican Derby
1stArlington Classic
1stDwyer S.
1stGotham S.
1stWithers S.
1stTravers S.
1stGrand Union Hotel S.
1stYouthful S.
1stSaratoga Special
1stHopeful S.
1stEast View S.
1stFuturity S.
1stBELMONT STAKES
1stPREAKNESS STAKES
1stMetropolitan H.
2ndKENTUCKY DERBY


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ATANc., 1961 NATIVE DANCER -- Mixed Marriage x Tudor MinstrelNon stakes winner; Sire of stakes winners.
BANDERILLAc., 1968 NATIVE DANCER -- Quill x PrincequilloUnraced; Sire of stakes winners.
BRIGHT SILVERf., 1958 NATIVE DANCER -- Uno Best x Sir Gallahad IIILafayette S., Debutante S.
CARNIVAL DANCERb.c., 1957 NATIVE DANCER -- Confetti x WAR ADMIRALIn England: Granville S.
DAN CUPIDch.c., 1956 NATIVE DANCER -- Vixenette x SickleIn France: Prix de Sablonville, Prix de Saint-James, Pris Pourtales; Sire of stakes winners.
DANCER'S IMAGE
(See 1968)
gr.c., 1965 NATIVE DANCER -- Noors Image x NoorMaryland Futurity S., Grey H., Clarendon S., Vandal S., Wood Memorial S., Governor's Gold Cup S., E. Palmer Heagerty S.; Sire of stakes winners.
EXCLUSIVE DANCERgr.f., 1967 NATIVE DANCER -- Exclusive x SHUT OUTPrioress S., Miss Florida H.
FOLK DANCER
(See 1962)
ch.g., 1959 NATIVE DANCER -- Almahmoud x MahmoudSwynford S.
GALA PERFORMANCEbr.c., 1964 NATIVE DANCER -- Red Letter Day x ROSEMONTJim Dandy S., Kent S., Prince George's S., Challedon S.
GOOD MOVEgr.f., 1958 NATIVE DANCER -- Next Move x BULL LEASpinaway S., Selima S. (NTR)
IRON WARRIORc., 1967 NATIVE DANCER -- Home Port x COUNT FLEETAk-Sar-Ben 4-H H., Sunland Park Futurity
JIG TIME
(See 1968)
gr.c., 1965 NATIVE DANCER -- Kanace x Case AceLamplighter H.; Sire of stakes winners.
KANUMERAb.c., 1966 NATIVE DANCER -- Believe Me x AlibhaiHarvest S.
KAUAI KING
(See 1966)
br.c., 1963 NATIVE DANCER -- Sweep In x Blenheim IIKentucky Derby, Preakness S., Governor's Gold Cup, Prince Geroge's S., Fountain Of Youth S.
LEAD ME ONch.f., 1967 NATIVE DANCER -- Tempted x HALF CROWNMonumental H., Conniver H.
MAEI CUT INgr.c., 1965 NATIVE DANCER -- Mae East x CentimeNew Jersey Breeders S.
NATIVE CHARGER
(See 1965)
gr.c., 1962 NATIVE DANCER -- Greek Blond x HeliopolisTyro S., Flamingo S., Florida Derby; Sire of stakes winners.
NATIVE STREETgr.f., 1963 NATIVE DANCER -- Beaver Street x My BabuAstoria S., Sorority S., Betsy Ross H., Interborough H., Jasmine S., Kentucky Oaks
PAN DANCERbr.c., 1959 NATIVE DANCER -- Fairy Palace x PilateChristopher Columbus H.
RAISE A NATIVEc., 1961 NATIVE DANCER -- Raise You x Case AceGreat American S., Juvenile S.; Sire of stakes winners.
RATTLE DANCERc., 1959 NATIVE DANCER -- Monsoon x MahmoudHollywood Juevnile Championship
RING AROUNDgr.g., 1958 NATIVE DANCER -- Red Letter Day x ROSEMONTMaryland Derby
SECRET STEPgr.f., 1959 NATIVE DANCER -- Tap Day x BULL LEACHAMPION Sprinter in England (twice). In England: July Cup, King George S., Vernons Gold Cup
SENSE OF RHYTHMc., 1963 NATIVE DANCER -- Prime Time x Eight ThirtyRockingham Special S.
SHENANIGANSf., 1963 NATIVE DANCER -- Bold Irish x FIGHTING FOXStakes placed, BROODMARE OF THE YEAR (dam of two time CHAMPION Ruffian, stakes winners Icecapade, and Buckfinder)
SHIMMY DANCERgr.f., 1958 NATIVE DANCER -- Shimmer x FlaresGazelle H.
SIT THIS OUTgr.f., 1956 NATIVE DANCER -- Sitting Duck x DEVIL DIVERMaryland Futurity
STREET DANCERbr.f., 1967 NATIVE DANCER -- Beaver Street x My BabuHoneymoon S., Milady H., Palomar H., Ramona H.(twice), Autumn Days H., Santa Ana H.
TABOOf., 1957 NATIVE DANCER -- Evening Mist x Eight ThirtySanta Monica H.
VASEgr.f., 1959 NATIVE DANCER -- Vashti x GALLANT FOXStar Shoot S., Bison City S.
WAR EMPERORb.c., 1964 NATIVE DANCER -- War Empress x WAR ADMIRALLos Feliz S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
BIG DECISIONc., 1972 Dotted Swiss -- Hukilau x NATIVE DANCERFlorida Breeders' Futurity
BOLD CAPTIVEf., 1971 Boldnesian -- Captive Audience x NATIVE DANCERLiberation H.
BOLD STORMf., 1973 Three Bagger -- Captive Audience x NATIVE DANCERMissie H.
BOLD VOYAGERc., 1975 His Majesty -- Meadow Stream x NATIVE DANCERMemorial H.
BORN A LADYf., 1981 Tentam -- Natalma x NATIVE DANCERPearl Necklace S.
BUCKFINDERc., 1974 Buckpasser -- Shenanigans x NATIVE DANCERWilliam Du Pont Jr. H., Celanese Cup H.; Sire of stakes winners.
CARIBBEAN LADbr.c., 1966 LURULLAH -- Caribbean Dancer x NATIVE DANCERIn Puerto Rico: CHAMPION 2yo Colt, Cl National Assoc. of St. Racing Comm
CHIEF OF DIXIELAND
(See 1978)
gr.c., 1975 Indian Chief II -- Adele Astaire x NATIVE DANCERClassic participant
COLD COMFORTf., 1959 Nearctic -- Scarlet Letter x NATIVE DANCERMatron S., Barbara Fritchie H., Gallorette H., Hempstead H.
COOL RUTHf., 1969 Nearctic -- Ruth Fogel x NATIVE DANCERBoniface S.
CREEQUE ALLEYf., 1966 Alcibiades II -- Dancing Lark x NATIVE DANCERYo Tambien H.
EXPRESSIVE DANCEch.f., 1978 RIVA RIDGE -- Exclusive Dancer x NATIVE DANCERComely S., Bewitch S., Ballerina S., Poinciana H.
FAREWELL PARTYc., 1968 PORTERHOUSE -- Hour Of Parting x NATIVE DANCERGovernor S., Royal Palm H.
FISH NETf., 1965 Dotted Swiss -- Hukilau x NATIVE DANCERSanta Yzabel S.
FREEZE THE SECRETf., 1974 Neartic -- Secret Practice x NATIVE DANCERIn UK: Ladbroke Nell Gwyn S.
GASPc., 1975 Tinagero -- Last Leg x NATIVE DANCERJennings H., Goss L. Stryker H., Star De Naskra H.
GENERAL ASSEMBLY
(See 1979)
ch.c., 1976 SECRETARIAT -- Exclusive Dancer x NATIVE DANCERTravers S., Hopeful S., Gotham S., Vosburgh S., Saratoga Special; Sire of stakes winners.
GUSTOSOc., 1975 What A Pleasure -- Dancing Lark x NATIVE DANCERBerkeley H., Folklore S.
ICECAPADEc., 1969 Nearctic -- Shenanigans x NATIVE DANCERWilliam Du Pont Jr. H., Nassau County H., Stuyvesant H., Saranac S., Kelso H., Longport H., Atlantic City H.; Sire of stakes winners.
INDIAN LOVE CALLf., 1965 JAIPUR -- Scarlet Letter x NATIVE DANCERSequoia H.
KAPALUA BUTTERFLYf., 1981 STAGE DOOR JOHNNY -- Aces Swinging x NATIVE DANCERModesty H.
LA ROSADAf., 1975 Prince O'Morn -- Faraway Blues x NATIVE DANCERIn Mexico: CHAMPION 2yo Filly, Cl. Jacarandas
MOMIGIf., 1972 Laugh Aloud -- Hold Me Close x NATIVE DANCERCHAMPION 3yo Filly in Canada, CHAMPION Older Mare In Canada, CHAMPION Grass Horse In Canada, Niagra H., Breeders' S., Nettie H., Wonder Where S., Canadian S., Duchess S., Nassau S. (twice), Seagram Cup H.
NATIVE VICTORg., 1962 VICTORIA PARK -- Natalma x NATIVE DANCERFairbank H., Canadian H., Kingarvie S.
NORTH SEAc., 1969 Nearctic -- Look Ma x NATIVE DANCERWestchester H., paumonok H., Minuteman H., Jennings H.
NORTHERN DANCER
(See 1964)
b.c., 1961 Neartic -- Natalma x NATIVE DANCERCHAMPION 3yo Colt, Kentucky Derby, Preakness S., Remsen S., Coronation Futurity, Summer S., Carleton S., Flamingo S., Florida Derby, Queen's Plate, Blue Grass S.; CHAMPION Sire; Sire of CHAMIONS and stakes winners.
ONE ON THE AISLEc., 1972 STAGE DOOR JOHNNY -- Aces Swinging x NATIVE DANCERBrighton Beach H., San Juan Capistrano Invitational H.
OUR DANCING GIRLb.f., 1972 Solo Landing -- Amber Dancer x NATIVE DANCERSchuylerville S.
PORT WINEc., 1963 PORTERHOUSE -- Hukilau x NATIVE DANCERHollywood Juvenile Championship, Howard S., San Miguel S.
REGAL AND ROYALc., 1975 Vaguely Noble -- Native Street x NATIVE DANCERJamaica H., Appleton H.
REGAL DANCERg., 1964 Grey Monarch -- Natalma x NATIVE DANCERJacques Cartier S.
ROYAL AND REGAL
(See 1973)
br.c., 1970 Vaguely Noble -- Native Street x NATIVE DANCERFlorida Derby, Dade Turf Classic, Bahamas S.
RUFFIANf., 1972 Reviewer -- Shenanigans x NATIVE DANCERCHAMPION 2yo Filly, CHAMPION 3yo Filly, Sorority S., Coaching Club American Oaks, Mother Goose S., Spinaway S., Acorn S., Fashion S., Astoria S., Comely S.
SHOW OFFf., 1966 OLYMPIA -- Look Ma x NATIVE DANCERAstoria S., Astarita S., Fashion S.
SONNY SAYS QUICKf., 1965 Stevward -- Dancing Lark x NATIVE DANCERMermaid S., Janice H. H., Marion H. Van Berg H., Villager S., Louis S., Meen Memorial H., Windy City H., Lottie Wolf S., Japan Racing Association H. Blood Horse S., Land Of Lincoln H., Seashore S., Boniface S., Rockette S.
STEP TOGETHERc., 1976 BIG SPRUCE -- Feet First x NATIVE DANCERIn Ireland: Power Gold Cup Steeplechase
TANAGRAf., 1968 TOM ROLFE -- Zulu Dancer x NATIVE DANCERLittle Silver H., Margate H.
TIMELESS MOMENTc., 1970 DAMASCUS -- Hour Of Parting x NATIVE DANCERPrinceton S., Sport Page H., Nassau County H.; Sire of stakes winners.
WOOD NYMPHf., 1961 Deerlands -- Hukilau x NATIVE DANCERDebutante S.
ZULU TOM
(See 1972)
gr.c., 1969 TOM ROLFE -- Zulu Dancer x NATIVE DANCERClassic participant, stakes placed.; Sire of stakes winners.


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