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Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
EQUIPOISE
(ch.c. 1928, Pennant -- Swinging x Broomstick )
Classic participant in: 1931

Notes: Leading Sire in 1942.

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

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 6)
CHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR (at 5)
CHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR (at 4)
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 5)
CHAMPION HANDICAP MALE (at 4)
CHAMPION 2YO COLT
1stStars and Stripes H.
1stHavre de Grace H.
1stHarford H.
1stMetropolitan H.
1stWhitney S.
1stWilson S.
1stArlington H.
1stHawthorne Gold Cup
1stPhiladelphia H.
1stWilson S.
1stMetropolitan H.
1stPhiladelphia H.
1stWhitney Gold Trophy H.
1stDixie H.
1stArlington Gold Cup
1stSaratoga Cup
1stPimlico Futurity
1stToboggan H.
1stGreat American S.
1stJuvenile S.
1stNational Stallion S. (Males)
1stKeene Memorial S.
1stSuburban H.
1stEastern Shore H.
2ndSuburban H.
2ndSaratoga Special
2ndHavre de Grace H.
2ndWashington H.
2ndArlington H.
2ndFuturity S.
2ndKentucky Jockey Club S.
2ndSaratoga Special
2ndJunior Champion S.
2ndChampagne S.
3rdAberdeen S.
3rdJockey Club Gold Cup
3rdLaurel S.
3rdInvitation Purse


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ALAKINGch.c., 1938 EQUIPOISE -- Acient Queen x ArchiacStakes placed, sire of stakes winners.
ATTENTIONb.c., 1938 EQUIPOISE -- Fizzaz x BUBBLING OVERClassic S., Metropolitan H., National Stallion S., Gittings H., United States Hotel S.; Sire of stakes winners.
BATTLEDOREc., 1939 EQUIPOISE -- War Feathers x MAN O' WARNon winner, sire of a stakes winner.
BOLINGBROKEc., 1937 EQUIPOISE -- Wayabout x FAIR PLAYNew York H., Saratoga Cup, Jockey Club gold Cup, Manhattan H. (twice), Saratoga Cup, Manhattan H., Whitney S.
CREPE MYRTLEb.f., 1938 EQUIPOISE -- Myrtlewood x BLUE LARKSPURNon stakes winner; 4th dam of Triple Crown winner SEATTLE SLEW (see 1977.)
EQUIFOXc., 1937 EQUIPOISE -- Catherine Fox x Mount BeaconArlington H., Lincoln H.(twice), Equipoise Mila H.(twice), La Salle H., Washington Park H.
EQUIPETf., 1939 EQUIPOISE -- Shanette x Sir GreysteelCarroll H.
GRAMPSc., 1937 EQUIPOISE -- Kinswoman x Buchan (GB)Westchester H.
LEVEL BESTch.f., 1938 EQUIPOISE -- Speed Boat x MAN O' WARCHAMPION 2yo Filly, Autumn Day S., Old Colony S., Demoiselle S., Richard Johnson S., keeneland Special Event, Coaching Club American Oaks, Top Flight H., Saratoga Sales S.
LOTOPOISEch.f., 1939 EQUIPOISE -- Ancient Queen x ArchaicModesty S.
SHUT OUT
(See 1942)
ch.c., 1939 EQUIPOISE -- Goose Egg x CHICLEKentucky Derby, Belmont S., Classic S., Yankee H., Blue Grass S., Wilson S., Laurel S., Travers S., Grand Union Hotel S.
SWING AND SWAYc., 1938 EQUIPOISE -- Nedana x NegofolEmpire City H., Diamond State S., Whitney S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ALGASIRb.g., 1946 Sir Gallahad III -- Alpoise x EQUIPOISECowdin S., Babylon H., Flash S., Absecon Island H., Capitol H., Suffolk Governor's H.
APOLLOc., 1952 Mr. Busher -- Jeanne's Poise x EQUIPOISEHialeah Inaugural H.; Sire of stakes winners.
ASSAULT
(See 1946)
ch.c., 1943 BOLD VENTURE -- Igual x EQUIPOISECHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION 3yo Colt, Kentucky Derby, Preakness S., Belmont S., Suburban H., Brooklyn H. (twice), Dwyer S., Flash S., Westchester H., Pimlico Special, Wood Memorial S., Experimental Free H., Butler H., Grey Lag H.
CHOCOLATE BEAUf., 1958 Beau Max -- Otra x EQUIPOISEOhio Valley S.
DAILY DIPc., 1944 Mahmoud -- Dipsy Doodle x EQUIPOISEMyrtlewood S.
DARK TRUSTc., 1954 ON TRUST -- Priority x EQUIPOISECortez H. (twice)
DINNER GONGc., 1945 Eight Thirty -- Equilette x EQUIPOISEYerba Buena S., San Antonio H., Golden Gate Mile H., La Jolla H.
DOOLY
(See 1950)
ch.c., 1947 Eight Thirty -- Dipsy Doodle x EQUIPOISEShevlin S.
GAGAb.f., 1942 Bull Dog -- Alpoise x EQUIPOISEStakes placed, BROODMARE OF THE YEAR (dam of CHAMPION Aunt Jinny, and CHAMPION Tom Fool)
HIGH TORbr.g., 1953 PAVOT -- Equidistant x EQUIPOISEInaugural H.
HIT THE TRAILc., 1939 Mount Marcy -- Equidistant x EQUIPOISELos Angeles County Fair H.
LEVEL LEAc., 1950 BULL LEA -- Level Best x EQUIPOISEJockey Club Gold Cup, Discovery H., Edgemere H.
LOTOWHITE
(See 1950)
ch.c., 1947 DEVIL DIVER -- Lotopoise x EQUIPOISEExperimental Free H. No 2, Grey Lag H., Excelsior H., A. B. Letellier Memorial H.
MACKINAWf., 1945 Mahmoud -- Mackerel x EQUIPOISEAstoria S.
MR. SAM S.c., 1954 POLYNESIAN -- Equip x EQUIPOISECharles S. Howard S.
MYRTLE CHARMb.f., 1946 ALSAB -- Crepe Myrtle x EQUIPOISECHAMPION 2yo Filly, Matron S., Modesty S., Spinaway S.; third dam of Triple Crown winner SEATTLE SLEW (see 1977.)
ON YOUR OWNf., 1951 BOLD VENTURE -- Igual x EQUIPOISEBetsy Ross S., Gazelle S.
POSTILLIONc., 1950 BOLD VENTURE -- Igual x EQUIPOISEPremier's British Columbia Champion, S. W. Randall Plate
QUARTER POLEc., 1945 Mahmoud -- Equidistant x EQUIPOISEWashington H., Maryland H., Constitution H.
RECITEf., 1956 CITATION -- Level Best x EQUIPOISEMiss Woodford S., Regret H.
STARTING TIMEg., 1945 Mahmoud -- Equip x EQUIPOISEGovernor Pyle S., Arizona Downs H. (twice), Great Soughwest H., Scottsdale S. (three times), Governor's H., Valley Of The Sun H.
WEYANOKEch.g., 1941 PEACE CHANCE -- Grotesque x EQUIPOISEArdsley H.


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