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Career History
(race data complete)
IRON RULER
(gr.c. 1965, Never Bend -- Obedient x Mahmoud )
Classic participant in: 1968

Notes: Sire of 30 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stCowdin S.
1stBenjamin Franklin H.
1stJerome H.
1stWestchester S.
1stTyro S.
2ndCarter H.
2ndRoyal Poinciana H.
2ndFlorida Derby
2ndValley Forge H.
2ndFlamingo S.
2ndArlington Classic
2ndWood Memorial S.
2ndChampagne S.
2ndGarden State S.
2ndTremont S.
3rdRoamer H.
3rdSapling S.
3rdSaranac H.
3rdJersey Derby
3rdWorld's Playground S.
3rdJohn B. Campbell H.
3rdSeminole H.
3rdSalvator Mile


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ALOMA'S RULER
(See 1982)
br.c., 1979 IRON RULER -- Aloma x NATIVE CHARGERPreakness S., Jersey Derby, Withers S., Bahamas S., Nutley S.; Sire of stakes winners.
AMATHEAb.f., 1974 IRON RULER -- Julchen x CITATIONAuld Lang Syne H.
BUTTERFLY ROSEf., 1980 IRON RULER -- Butter Fat x Prince TajIn Norway: Norsk Kriterium, Kreditkassens Pokalloep
FEARLESS QUEENf., 1973 IRON RULER -- Reckless II x Prince ChevalierBed O' Roses H.
IRON CONSTITUTION
(See 1977)
gr.c., 1974 IRON RULER -- Wate Cress x Hail to ReasonWithers S.; Sire of stakes winners.
IRON DERBYbr.c., 1974 IRON RULER -- Derby Khal x FINNEGANMentor H., Primer S., Hirsch Jacobs S.
IRON STREAKgr.c., 1975 IRON RULER -- Derby Khal x FINNEGANPrimer S.
IRONEXf., 1981 IRON RULER -- Ex Landlady x EXECUTIONERNew York Breeders Sales S.
PLAGIARIZEgr.c., 1971 IRON RULER -- Ski Dancer x SWORD DANCEREmpty Saddles H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AAMOOg., 1987 MEGATURN -- So What x IRON RULERWoodlands Derby, President's Cup S.
AMATHOS
(See 1994)
b.c., 1991 Cox's Ridge -- Amathea x IRON RULERClassic participant, stakes placed.
AVIES COPY
(See 1987)
br.c., 1984 Lord Avie -- Display Copy x IRON RULERJersey Derby; Sire of stakes winners.
BOX OFFICE GOLDf., 1986 DIXIELAND BAND -- Fearless Queen x IRON RULERTempted S.
DIXIE CARDf., 1987 DIXIELAND BAND -- Little Ferrous x IRON RULERAlma North H.
DON'T TALK BACKbr.c., 1981 Chati -- Joys Joker x IRON RULERBarberry S.
DOONESBEARb.c., 1983 Doonesbury -- Amathea x IRON RULERMaster Derby H., Chicago S.
IMPORTANT MEMOgr.c., 1978 FLIP SAL -- Chairman's Lady x IRON RULERNative Diver S.
INGOT'S RULERc., 1982 DIPLOMAT WAY -- Ingot x IRON RULERFair Grounds Classic H., Sport City H., Independence H., Spanish Moss S., King's S., Fall Inaugural S., Col. E. R. Bradley H., Fair Grouds Breeders' Cup H., Red River Downs H.
IRON LEADERc., 1980 Mr. Leader -- Iron Hinge x IRON RULERC. B. Afflerbaugh S. and in UK: Madrid H.
LEARN BY HEARTb.c., 1985 LINKAGE -- Dame Armour x IRON RULERMidwest Sprint H., Isi Newborn Memorial H. (twice), Miami S., Gasparilla Breeders' Cup S.
NICKEL BACKb.c., 1982 Cox's Ridge -- Coming Mother x IRON RULERNorth Star S.
OH SO PRECIOUSbr.f., 1984 Best Turn -- Amathea x IRON RULERJersey Belle S.
OLD BROADf., 1982 PASS CATCHER -- Wears Like Iron x IRON RULERRuffast H.
PRECIOUS STAGEbr.c., 1983 GOLD STAGE -- Precious Ruler x IRON RULERBayard Tuckerman, Jr. H., Handsome Boy S., Fool And His Money S., Norman Charlton H.
REIGNING GLORYc., 1991 On To Glory -- First Queen x IRON RULERFarewell S., coconut Grove S.
STALWARTb.c., 1979 Hoist The Flag -- Yes Dear Maggy x IRON RULERHollywood Futurity, Norfolk S.; Sire of stakes winners.
STRIDING RULERbr.c., 1989 WHEATLY HALL -- Stride's Pride x IRON RULERCommencement S.
TEDDY'S TOP TENf., 1989 GATE DANCER -- Anchorwoman x IRON RULERBayakoa S.
TJ'S TUFF AS NAILSf., 1991 Bates Motel -- Wears Like Iron x IRON RULERJersey Jumper S., Lewis Morris S., Christiana Breeders' Cup H.
TONKA WAKHAN
(See 1980)
br.c., 1977 BIG SPRUCE -- Strike A Pose x IRON RULERMinstrel S., Preview S.
VIRGIL CAINgr.g., 1990 MY GALLANT -- Zuppa Inglesa x IRON RULERWhat a Pleasure Stakes, Tampa Inaugural S.
WEDDING PICTUREf., 1981 Blushing Groom (FR) -- Strike a Pose x IRON RULERPinafore S., Revidere H.


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