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Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
ROYAL ORBIT
(ch.c. 1956, Royal Charger -- Admiral's Belle x War Admiral )
Classic participant in: 1959

Notes: Sent to Ireland at age 15. Sent to Argentina at age 18. Sent to Brazil at age 19.

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

Finish Race Name
1stLos Feliz S.
1stPREAKNESS STAKES
2ndYerba Buena H.
2ndSanta Anita Derby
2ndDel Mar Futurity
3rdBELMONT STAKES
3rdSan Felipe H.
3rdCalifornia Derby
3rdPeter Pan H.
3rdDerby Trial S. (Churchill Downs)


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
CUP BEARERb.g., 1970 ROYAL ORBIT -- Aqua Nymph x Crafty AdmiralChalledon S.
ESCAPEDb.c., 1969 ROYAL ORBIT -- Surreptitious x RambunctiousHessian S., Rancocas H.
KINGS FAVORb.c., 1963 ROYAL ORBIT -- Night Rose x Endeavour IITacoma H., Spokane H., Seattle H. (twice), Lonacres Derby, Longacres Mile, San Pasqual H. (twice)
MISS ROYAL ORBITbr.f., 1968 ROYAL ORBIT -- Miss Royal x HelvetianWoodside Memorial H., New Jersey Breeders S.
OUT IN SPACEch.f., 1967 ROYAL ORBIT -- Almitra x Our BabuMolly Pitcher H.
QUICKEN TREEch.g., 1963 ROYAL ORBIT -- Mother Wit x COUNTERPOINTSan Juan Capistrano Inv H., Jockey Club Gold Cup, Display H. (twice), Santa Anita H., Manhattan H., San Luis Obispo H., San Luis Rey H., Inglewood H., Del Mar H. (equalled world record), Escondido H., Tropicana Hotel of Las Vegas H., Rancho Bernardo H.
REGAL ASCENTbr.f., 1963 ROYAL ORBIT -- Stepped Up x NoorColorado Cinderella S., Centennial Derby, Silver Heels S.
UCI (BRZ)ch.c., 1976 ROYAL ORBIT -- Jupicai x RieckIn Brazil: GP Adhemar de Faria
VAT (BRZ)ch.f., 1977 ROYAL ORBIT -- Hae x ZuidoIn Brazil: GP Onze de Julho, GP Duque de Caxias
ZOA (BRZ)ch.f., 1978 ROYAL ORBIT -- Juturna x ZuidoIn Brazil: GP J Adhemar de Almeida Prado, GP OSAF Puro Sangre de Corrida, GP Marciano de Aguiar Moreira, GP Duque de Caxias


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AHORN (DEN)b.c., 1975 Hornbeam (Gb) -- Arola x ROYAL ORBITIn Denmark: Dansk Derby
ANOTHER AMYb.f., 1974 Irepeat -- Moon Mistress x ROYAL ORBITMeadowlark S.
BEST YOU'VE SEENb.f., 1980 Dr. Jarrell -- Hungry Eyes x ROYAL ORBITLouisiana Futurity (fillies div)
BRENT'S TRANS AMgr.g., 1977 CLOUDY DAWN -- Henry's Orbit x ROYAL ORBITEl Camino Real S., Ak-Sar-Ben Juvenile S., Nebraska Racing Hall Of Fame S.
COUNT DAWNbr.c., 1971 Cecil County -- Somesight x ROYAL ORBITInland Empire Marathon H., Inland Empire Marathon Prep S. (twice), Couer D'Alene Governor's H.
DALMARIS (BRZ)f., 1990 Robbama -- Very Orbit (Brz) x ROYAL ORBITIn Brazil: GP Diana
DUQUESA D'ALBA (BRZ)b.f., 1984 Present The Colors -- Tia Neide (Brz) x ROYAL ORBITIn Brazil: GP Duque de Caxias
ESTHER'S EMPERORb.f., 1980 King Emperor -- Northern Orbit x ROYAL ORBITCarteret S.
LUCY'S LAST ROSEb.f., 1983 Marcellini -- Loucilla Dream x ROYAL ORBITAutumn Distaff, Sidney H.
ORBIT RULERbr.c., 1966 Our Rulla -- High Orbit x ROYAL ORBITDel Mar Derby, San Francisco H.
OUT RULEDch.f., 1976 Court Ruling -- Out In Space x ROYAL ORBITBusanda S.
PRINCE O' PACEch.c., 1969 FOUR-AND-TWENTY -- Lady In Orbit x ROYAL ORBITDrumheller Memorial H.
ROYACCORDb.c., 1973 Accordant -- Miss Royal Orbit x ROYAL ORBITNew Jersey Futurity
SIREN SONGch.f., 1973 Rising Market -- Stoop to Conquer x ROYAL ORBITMajorette S.
SQUARE ANGEL (BRZ)f., 1996 IRISH FIGHTER -- Tia Neide x ROYAL ORBITIn Brazil: Taca De Cristal
SWEET MURRch.f., 1981 It's Freezing -- Orbiting Queen x ROYAL ORBITArapahoe Park Debutante S.


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