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Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
SWORD DANCER
(ch.c. 1956, Sunglow -- Highland Fling x By Jimminy )
Classic participant in: 1959

Notes: Sent to France at age 14. Sire of 15 stakes winners.

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

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION 3YO COLT
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 3)
CHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR (at 3)
1stGrey Lag H.
1stSuburban H.
1stTravers S.
1stWoodward S.
1stWoodward S.
1stMonmouth H.
1stMetropolitan H.
1stJockey Club Gold Cup
1stMayflower S.
1stBELMONT STAKES
2ndUnited Nations H.
2ndPREAKNESS STAKES
2ndKENTUCKY DERBY
2ndBrooklyn H.
2ndFlorida Derby
3rdGarden State S.
3rdMan o' War S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
DAMASCUS
(See 1967)
b.c., 1964 SWORD DANCER -- Kerala x My BabuHORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION Handicap Male, CHAMPION 3yo Colt, Preakness S., Belmont S., Remsen S., Jockey CLub Gold Cup S., American Derby, Aqueduct S. (twice), Wood Memorial S., Woodward S., Dwyer H., Travers S., Leonard Richards S., Bay Shore S., Brooklyn H., William Dupont Jr. H., San Fernando S., Malibu S.; Sire of stakes winners.
DOUBLE EDGE SWORDch.c., 1970 SWORD DANCER -- Jeanelou x DISCOVERYWashington Park H., Excelsior H., Westchester H., Hannibal S.
DUNDEE MARMALADEch.c., 1968 SWORD DANCER -- Tea And Toast x NantallahWestchester H.
EMPERORS SWORDb.c., 1974 SWORD DANCER -- Santa Pieta x SpitheadIn Puerto Rico: Clasico Dia de Las Madres
GLEAMING SWORD
(See 1968)
gr.c., 1965 SWORD DANCER -- Snow White x COUNTERPOINTIndependence H.
GUEST ARTIST (FR)ch.c., 1972 SWORD DANCER -- Micia (Fr) x Mincio (Fr)In France: Course de Haies d'Ete Trois Hurdle
LADY PITTf., 1963 SWORD DANCER -- Rock Drill x WHIRLAWAYCHAMPION 3yo Filly, Astarita S., Coaching Club American Oaks, Mother Goose S., Delaware Oaks, Vineland H.
MUSICAL NIGHTch.f., 1962 SWORD DANCER -- Dark Sleeper x DISCOVERYVirginia Oaks
OTHER BLADEb.f., 1969 SWORD DANCER -- Other Side x Royal CoinageIn Jamaica: Knutsford Park Cup (raced in Puerto Rico as Star Dancer)
RED TRAILc., 1970 SWORD DANCER -- Crooked Trails x My BabuIn Puerto Rico: Clasico Accion de Gracias, Clasico Santiago Iglesias Pantin
ROONEY'S SHIELD
(See 1969)
b.c., 1966 SWORD DANCER -- Patsy Rooney x I WillClassic participant, stakes placed.
SANDY BEACH (FR)c., 1974 SWORD DANCER -- Nabua (Fr) x Le FabuleuxIn France: Prix de la Goutte d'Or
SNOW PEAKgr.f., 1971 SWORD DANCER -- Alpine Peak x OLYMPIATuscarora H.
SUIVEZ MOI (FR)c., 1972 SWORD DANCER -- Croix de Lorraine (Fr) x Le HaarIn France: Prix du Bois Bourillon
SWORD AND BOTTLEbr.c., 1969 SWORD DANCER -- Bachelor Bait x HafizHeresy S.
ZABRISKIE POINTf., 1969 SWORD DANCER -- Irish Exchange x SWAPSPrix De Bellevue


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
BLITEYb.f., 1976 RIVA RIDGE -- Lady Pitt x SWORD DANCERMaskette S., Test S., Twilight Tear S., Imp H., Ballerina S.
BLUE QUADRANTch.c., 1979 QUADRANGLE -- Blue Chippee x SWORD DANCERHazel Park S.
CARAVANIER (FR)ch.c., 1977 CAVAN -- Golden Dancer (Fr) x SWORD DANCERIn France: Grand Handicap d'Evry, Handicap de Cloture
CHANCEY BIDDERb.c., 1978 BOLD BIDDER -- Conga x SWORD DANCERCount Fleet H.
CHARLES MARTELb.c., 1978 Salkhad -- Galla Sword x SWORD DANCERIn Puerto Rico: Clasico Dia Del Veterano
CONGA MISSch.f., 1976 Dewan -- Conga x SWORD DANCERSixty Sails H., Marion Van Berg Memorial H.
DANCING BLADEb.f., 1967 Blade -- Calista x SWORD DANCERVillager S., Good Life H., Pocahontas S., Lady and The Dove H.
DANCING PAPAbr.c., 1970 Pappa Fourway -- Swordcharger Mis x SWORD DANCEREl Monte H.
DR. HURTch.c., 1970 Our Michael -- Phenom x SWORD DANCERJ Edgar Hoover H., Walter Haight H.
DRIVEN TO TEARS (FR)b.c., 1979 Luthier (Fr) -- Zabriskie Point x SWORD DANCERIn France: Prix de Cluny, Prix des Gravilliers
FABULOUS FINDch.c., 1978 Le Fabuleux -- Arlene Francis x SWORD DANCERWestchester H.
FANNY SAPERSTEINf., 1975 MY DAD GEORGE -- Ski Dancer x SWORD DANCERWest Long Branch H.
FLING DINGch.f., 1978 Jungle Savage -- Corner Table x SWORD DANCERTwilight Tear H., Las Ninas S., Chris Evert H., Mother Lode H.
HILL BILLY DANCERb.f., 1976 Never Down Hill -- Double Dancer x SWORD DANCERCandy Eclair S., Native Street S.
HOW CHARMINGbr.f., 1976 What Luck -- Bright Blade x SWORD DANCERSuffolk Downs Linda S.
HUNZA DANCERb.c., 1972 Hawaii (Saf) -- Oonagh x SWORD DANCERBowling Green H., American H. In France: Grand Prix de Compiegne
ICAMERU (VEN)br.c., 1977 Tradewood -- Star Dancer II x SWORD DANCERIn Venezuela: Esp German Rodriguez Roye, Esp El Corsario
KNOWN FOR STYLEb.c., 1981 Barrera -- Calista x SWORD DANCERGolden Bear S.
LOOSEN UPbr.c., 1973 NEVER BEND -- Dancing Hostess x SWORD DANCERIn France: Prix de L'Avre
LORD PASQUINI (FR)gr.c., 1992 Dom Pasquini (Fr) -- Mexia (Fr) x SWORD DANCERIn France: Grand Steeplechase de Bordeaux
MARK 'EM LOUSYb.f., 1976 Raise A Cup -- Asaider x SWORD DANCERKeystone Susquehanna H.
PALLADIUMb.g., 1969 T.V. LARK -- Dancing Hostess x SWORD DANCERMorvich H.
PLAGIARIZEgr.c., 1971 IRON RULER -- Ski Dancer x SWORD DANCEREmpty Saddles H.
POSTSCRIPTb.c., 1974 Speak John -- Postal Queen x SWORD DANCERYakima Mile S.
PRETTY PERFECTbr.f., 1980 Wajima -- Perfect Foil x SWORD DANCERFalls City H., Susan's Girl H., Drumptop S., Orchid H.
RINGSIDE SEATch.g., 1989 FIGHT OVER -- Brilliant Sage x SWORD DANCERPecos S.
ROBYN DANCERgr.c., 1987 Crafty Prospector -- Double Dancer x SWORD DANCERWorlds Playground S., Vanlandingham S., Bay Meadows H., Triple Bend H., Jet Pilot S., set new world record at Hollywood Park; Sire of stakes winners.
SILVER BELLSb.f., 1972 Tambourine -- Dance Across x SWORD DANCERIn France: Prix Fille de L'Air
SO GAYf., 1970 Laugh Aloud -- Dance Across x SWORD DANCERIn France: Prix Finlande
SWORD FIGHTERch.c., 1972 Tim Plum -- Mersword x SWORD DANCERSunland Park Derby
THE LIBERAL MEMBERc., 1975 BOLD REASON -- Lady Pitt x SWORD DANCERBrooklyn H., Christmas Day H.
TORREJON (VEN)c., 1975 Sadair -- C'est Cela x SWORD DANCERIn Venezuela: Clasico Burlesco, Clasico Alfredo Albihoud (twice), Grand Premio Simon Bolivar, Jockey Club de Venezuela, Premio Coproca, Premio Ministro de Agricultura y Cria, Premio Jose Antonio Paez
TRALTHEEch.f., 1983 Tromos (Gb) -- Swalthee (Fr) x SWORD DANCERIn England: Chevington Stud Rockfel S., Sheraton Park Tower Lupe S.
WHITE BIRCH
(See 1983)
gr.c., 1980 Nijinsky II -- Snow Peak x SWORD DANCERClassic participant, stakes placed.
WICKED PARKbr.c., 1972 KAUAI KING -- Perfect Foil x SWORD DANCERMilitia H., Survivor S.


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