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Career History
(race data complete)
SUMMER TAN
(b.c. 1952, Heliopolis -- Miss Zibby x Omaha )
Classic participant in: 1955

Notes:

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stPimlico Special
1stMcLennan H.
1stVosburgh H.
1stGallant Fox H.
1stYouthful S.
1stUnited States Hotel S.
1stCowdin S.
1stGarden State S.
2ndArlington H.
2ndWashington Park H.
2ndTrenton H.
2ndHopeful S.
2ndHawthorne Gold Cup
2ndWood Memorial S.
2ndJuvenile S.
2ndNational Stallion S.
2ndEdgemere H.
2ndFuturity S.
2ndWhitney S.
3rdKENTUCKY DERBY
3rdSaratoga Special


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
B. MAJORc., 1960 SUMMER TAN -- Classic Music x STYMIEChicagoan S., Everglades S.
HAPPY HULLch.c., 1963 SUMMER TAN -- Orientation x QUESTIONNAIREToledo H.
INDIAN SUNLITEf., 1963 SUMMER TAN -- Mumtaz x MahmoudSheepshead Bay H., Demoiselle S., New York H., Post-Deb S., Orchid H., Spring H., Jasmine S.
JOURNALETTEb.f., 1959 SUMMER TAN -- Manzana x COUNT FLEETAlcibiades S.
PERFECT TANb.c., 1965 SUMMER TAN -- Perfection x BULL LEAFort Erie Challenge H., Vigil H., Bold Venture H.
SUMMER RESORTch.c., 1967 SUMMER TAN -- Ahmic Lake x Air HeroLong Branch S.
SUMMER SAVORYch.c., 1959 SUMMER TAN -- Darby Damozel x WAR ADMIRALChicagoan H., Sheridan S.
SUNRISE COUNTY
(See 1962)
b.c., 1959 SUMMER TAN -- Bellerine x SIR DAMIONGrey Lag H., Juvenile S., Seashore S., Philadelphia Turf H., Westchester H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AERONAUT
(See 1976)
ch.c., 1973 Le Fabuleux -- Tan Pilot x SUMMER TANClassic participant, non-stakes winner.
ARCHITECTc., 1976 Mr. Leader -- Summer Hut x SUMMER TANHawthorne Derby, West Virginia Derby, Fayette H., Cardinal S., Prairie State H., Balmoral Heritage H., S.I.U. S., Ben Ali H.; Sire of stakes winners.
ARUM LILYf., 1970 BOLD LAD -- Wake Robin x SUMMER TANRegret H.
BOLD BIKINIf., 1969 Boldnesian -- Ran-Tan x SUMMER TANJersey Belle H.
KID RUSSELLg., 1986 Topsider -- Queen's Paradise x SUMMER TANA Phenomenon S.
LEGIONc., 1970 ROMAN LINE -- Dark Complexion x SUMMER TANHialeah Turf Cup H., Donn H., Rumson H.
LOVE YOU BY HEARTf., 1985 Nijinsky II -- Queen's Paradise x SUMMER TANBlack Helen H., Queen Elizabeth 2nd Challenge Cup S., Sheepshead Bay H., Nijana S., Suwannee River H.
MANYAf., 1963 Reneged -- Dark Complexion x SUMMER TANNellie Morse H.
NATIVE TANGOgr.c., 1970 Dancing Dervish -- Athaliah x SUMMER TANEyes of Texas Futurity, Land of Enchantment Futurity
OCEAN ROAR
(See 1969)
ch.c., 1966 SWAPS -- Summer Serenade x SUMMER TANDecathlon H., Cardinal S., Springtime H.
PROUD TRUTH
(See 1985)
ch.c., 1982 Graustark -- Wake Robin x SUMMER TANBreeders' Cup Classic S., Florida Derby Fountain Of Youth S., Peter Pan S., Discovery H., Tidal H.; Sire of stakes winners.
SOCIETY COLUMNbr.f., 1967 Sir Gaylord -- Journalette x SUMMER TANChrysanthemum H.
STEAL A KISSf., 1983 Graustark -- Queen's Paradise x SUMMER TANSheepshead Bay H.
TEMPEST QUEENf., 1975 Graustark -- Queen's Paradise x SUMMER TANCHAMPION 3yo Filly, Spinster S., Acorn S., Gazelle H., Poinsettia S., Prioress S.
THE MESSANGERg., 1977 BIG SPRUCE -- Taratan x SUMMER TANRound Table H.
TOP KNIGHT
(See 1969)
ch.c., 1966 Vertex -- Ran-Tan x SUMMER TANCHAMPION 2yo Colt, Champagne S., Hopeful S., Futurity S., Flamingo S., Florida Derby
TYPECASTf., 1966 Prince John -- Journalette x SUMMER TANCHAMPION Older Mare, Las Palmas H., Oneonta H., Hollywood Park Invitational Turf H., Sunset H., Man O' War S., Long Beach H., Milady H., Santa Monica H.
WHAT A SUMMERf., 1973 What Luck -- Summer Classic x SUMMER TANCHAMPION SPRINTER, Fall Highweight H. (twice), Black-Eyed Susan S., Maskette H., Distaff H., Silver Spoon H. (twice), First Flight H., Anne Arundel H.


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