The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
RIVA RIDGE
(b.c. 1969, First Landing -- Iberia x Heliopolis )
Classic participant in: 1972

Notes: Sire of 29 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION 2YO COLT
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 4)
1stStuyvesant H.
1stMassachusetts H.
1stBrooklyn H.
1stHibiscus S.
1stBlue Grass S.
1stHollywood Derby
1stBELMONT STAKES
1stKENTUCKY DERBY
1stFlash S.
1stPimlico-Laurel Futurity
1stFuturity S.
1stGarden State S.
1stChampagne S.
2ndStymie H.
2ndMarlboro Cup H.
3rdJockey Club Gold Cup


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ALADAf., 1976 RIVA RIDGE -- Syrian Sea x BOLD RULERCotillion S., Shuvee H., Imperatrice H., Grey Flight H.
ARIVAc., 1979 RIVA RIDGE -- Dictates x BOLD RULERWoodstock S.
BLITEYb.f., 1976 RIVA RIDGE -- Lady Pitt x SWORD DANCERMaskette S., Test S., Twilight Tear S., Imp H., Ballerina S.
CAPTIONf., 1975 RIVA RIDGE -- Title x BOLD RULERConcord S.
CERADA RIDGEf., 1977 RIVA RIDGE -- Bold Bikini x BoldnesianMiss Woodford S., rockette S., White Rose S.
CIBOULETTEb.f., 1977 RIVA RIDGE -- My Mother Mary x BoldnesianIn Venesuela:Pr. Gobernador Districto Federal
DOVER RIDGEgr.c., 1982 RIVA RIDGE -- Laughter x BOLD RULERRushing Man S.; Sire of stakes winners.
ENCOLURE
(See 1985)
b.c., 1982 RIVA RIDGE -- Jabot x BOLD RULERHITS Parade Invitational Derby, HITS Parade Invitational Futurity, LeComte H.
EXPRESSIVE DANCEch.f., 1978 RIVA RIDGE -- Exclusive Dancer x NATIVE DANCERComely S., Bewitch S., Ballerina S., Poinciana H.
GEM DIAMONDc., 1978 RIVA RIDGE -- Bold Place x BOLD BIDDERIn France: Prix du Gros-Chene
HEDGEABOUTf., 1984 RIVA RIDGE -- Roundabend x NEVER BENDBerlo H.
ILLAKAf., 1981 RIVA RIDGE -- Selket's Treasure x GleamingSmart Deb H.
KAREN R.f., 1983 RIVA RIDGE -- Male Strike x Speak JohnVillager S.
RIDGE HEIGHTSc., 1980 RIVA RIDGE -- Wonderful Gal x The Axe IIIn Austria: Internationale Meile
RIVALEROc., 1976 RIVA RIDGE -- Dictates x BOLD RULERRoamer H., Fayette H., Christmas Day H.
ROCKY MARRIAGEb.c., 1980 RIVA RIDGE -- Exciting Devorcee x CANDY SPOTSBold Ruler S., Berkeley H., Christmastide S., Flintlock H., Boardwalk S.; Sire of stakes winners.
TAB SHOESch.c., 1978 RIVA RIDGE -- Bold Ballet x BOLD BIDDERFlamingo S., Futurity S., Hopeful S., Sanford S., Peter Pan S.
TAP SHOES
(See 1981)
ch.c., 1978 RIVA RIDGE -- Bold Ballet x BOLD BIDDERFuturity S., Hopeful S., Sanford S., Flamingo S., Peter Pan S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
CASSIDYf., 1995 Jolie's Halo -- Hop a Jet x RIVA RIDGEBarb's Dancer S., victoria Lass S., Voo Doo Dance H., Jasmine S., Azalea Breeders' Cup S.
CHIEF HONCHOch.c., 1987 CHIEF'S CROWN -- Expressive Dance x RIVA RIDGEJim Dandy S., Excelsior H., Broward H., Brooklyn H.; Sire of stakes winners.
CLASSY MIRAGEb.f., 1990 Storm Bird -- First Mirage x RIVA RIDGEPrioress S., Distaff H., Bed o' Rases H., Honorable Miss S., Ballerina H., Genuine Risk H., Gallant Bloom H.
DANCING ALL NIGHTch.f., 1984 Nijinsky II -- Blitey x RIVA RIDGELong Island H.
DANCING SPREEch.c., 1985 Nijinsky II -- Blitey x RIVA RIDGEBreeders' Cup Sprint S., Suburban H., True North H., Churchill Downs H., Carter H., Gulfstream Sprint Championship H.
DORTHYS CHAMPb.g., 2001 Gulch It -- Dorothy Ridge x RIVA RIDGEMichigan Breeders' H., Frontier H., Frontier H.
EXOTIC FORCEbr.c., 2004 Cognizant -- Exotic Ridge x RIVA RIDGEFrank Arnason Sire S.
EXPENSE ACCOUNTch.c., 1987 Private Account -- Expressive Dance x RIVA RIDGENon-stakes winner. Sire of stakes winners.
FANTASTIC FINDbr.f., 1986 Mr. Prospector -- Blitey x RIVA RIDGEHempstead H., Finely S.
FANTASTIC LOOKch.f., 1986 Green Dancer -- Fantastic Girl x RIVA RIDGEFantasy S., Miss America H., Silver Belles H.
FANTASTIC WAYSb.f., 1988 SECRETARIAT -- Fantastic Girl x RIVA RIDGEProvidencia S.
FURLOUGHb.f., 1994 EASY GOER -- Blitey x RIVA RIDGEHonorable Miss H., Ballerina H., Distaff Breeders' Cup H.
HANUMAN HIGHWAYb.g., 1995 Alzao -- Cherry Ridge x RIVA RIDGEClassic participant
HEYSHE'SATRADERb.f., 1999 Hey Rob -- Even Trade x RIVA RIDGEElko Thoroughbred Derby, Winning Colors S.
JOEY'S FIRST JOVEb.g., 1986 Northern Jove -- First Mirage x RIVA RIDGEEquus Breeders Cup H., Joyce Kilmer H., Batty S., Pennsauken S.
KILTARTAN CROSSg., 1988 Hero's Honor -- Pride's Crossing x RIVA RIDGESt. Cloud S.
LADY KATIEb.f., 1998 Belong to Me -- Blackjack Lady x RIVA RIDGEPark Avenue S.
LIFE AT THE TOPb.f., 1983 SEATTLE SLEW -- See You At The Top x RIVA RIDGELadies Handicap, Mother Goose S., Virgenes S., Long Look Handicap, Rampart Handicap, Rare Perfume S., Shirley Jones Handicap
LYPHARD'S RIDGEc., 1983 Lyphard's Wish -- Many Others x RIVA RIDGEArk-La-Tex H., Board of Governors' H.
MAGICAL BRUSHc., 1989 BROAD BRUSH -- Many Others x RIVA RIDGEBreeders' Cup Minstrel S.
MEDICI BELLSb.f., 1990 London Bells -- Riva Ruler x RIVA RIDGEFairfield S.
MISSY'S MIRAGEgr.f., 1988 Stop The Music -- First Mirage x RIVA RIDGEHempstead H., Shuvee H., First Flight H., Columbia S., Correction H. (twice), Life's Magic S., Tappiano S., Gay Matelda S.
NIGHT LETTERb.c., 1991 Shahrastani -- Ballena Ridge x RIVA RIDGEEvergreen Farms Claiming S.
PEREGRINO (VEN)b.c., 1994 Geiger Counter -- Stutz Firehawk x RIVA RIDGEIn Venezuela: Copa El Gran Sol
RIVA RANGERc., 1993 VIDEO RANGER -- Fly to the Ridge x RIVA RIDGEGraduation S.
SECRETARIDGEch.f., 1986 SECRETARIAT -- Castle Ridge x RIVA RIDGEIllinois Oaks
SHEZALOTTALADYb.f., 1983 CANNONADE -- Guilded Jewel x RIVA RIDGELa Primavera H.
UP 'N BLUMINbr.f., 2001 BLUMIN AFFAIR -- Upishness x RIVA RIDGEOrphan Kist H. (twice), Al Swihart Memorial H. (twice), Matchmaker H. (twice), Falls Amiss H. (twice), Bluegrass H., Runza S.


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