The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
BELIEVE IT
(ch.c. 1975, In Reality -- Breakfast Bell x Buckpasser )
Classic participant in: 1978

Notes: Sire of 30 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stHeritage S.
1stWood Memorial S.
1stRemsen S.
2ndFountain of Youth S.
2ndJuvenile S.
2ndTremont S.
2ndYoung America S.
2ndFlorida Derby
3rdKENTUCKY DERBY
3rdPREAKNESS STAKES


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AL MAMOONch.c., 1981 BELIEVE IT -- Lady Winborne x SECRETARIATAmerican H., Eddie Read H., Citation H., John Henry H., Arizona Downs H., Inglewood H., Hill Rise H.; Sire of stakes winners.
BELIEVE IM SPECIALch.c., 1999 BELIEVE IT -- Queen's Silence x SILENT KINGGraduation S., Racino Inaugural S.(three times), Cajun Express S., Bayou State S.
BELIEVE IT IS SObr.f., 2000 BELIEVE IT -- Ying n'Yang x STAR GALLANTLaurel Lane S.
BELIEVE THE QUEENc., 1980 BELIEVE IT -- Raise A Queen x Raise A NativeMonmouth H., Tom Fool S., True North H.; Sire of stakes winners.
BURYYOURBELIEFf., 1984 BELIEVE IT -- Bury The Hatchet x TOM ROLFEKentucky Oaks
CREEMELOc., 1985 BELIEVE IT -- Classic Tradition x MAJESTIC PRINCEIn Panama: CHAMPION Imported Older Horse
DYNAMIC ASSETgr.c., 1991 BELIEVE IT -- Peerless Charger x NATIVE CHARGERHansel S., Forego H.
GARTHORNbr.c., 1980 BELIEVE IT -- Garden Verse x CyaneHawthorne Gold Cup H., Metropolitan H., Excelsior H., Stuyvesant H., Westchester H., and in France: Prix Max Sicard
I STILL BELIEVEch.g., 1992 BELIEVE IT -- Bold Brat x BoldnesianSouthfield S.
LAND OF BELIEVEb.c., 1981 BELIEVE IT -- Mobility x FIRST LANDINGTrenton H., Gettysburg H., Pennsylvania Governors Cup, Carry Back H.
MISCHEVIOUS MUSICc., 1990 BELIEVE IT -- I Love Music x Stop the MusicYoung American S.
PROOFc., 1980 BELIEVE IT -- Face the Facts x Court MartialHawthorne Gold Cup H., Stymie H.
REALITY ROADc., 1992 BELIEVE IT -- Rollicking Road x RollickingSan Carlos H., Morvich H., Tanforan H., Ack Ack S.
ROCK POINT
(See 1989)
b.c., 1986 BELIEVE IT -- Morning Watch x Hoist the FlagFederico Tesio S.; Sire of stakes winners.
SERIOUSLYbr.f., 1983 BELIEVE IT -- Girlfriend x TOM ROLFEHaddonfield H.
SHERIZARf., 1981 BELIEVE IT -- Hasty Flapper x HITTING AWAYSuwannee River H.
SWEARch.c., 1983 BELIEVE IT -- Suave x MAJESTIC PRINCEBalboa S.
TRASKWOODch.c., 1986 BELIEVE IT -- April Cloud x Restless NativeNashua S., Elkwood S.
TRUE AFFAIRbr.f., 1990 BELIEVE IT -- A Foreign Relation x DAMASCUSNational Jockey Club Oaks, Tempted S., Clipsetta S., Busher Breeders' Cup H., Sensational S., Copper's Ferry S., Navajo Princess S.
WHO'S TO PAYg., 1986 BELIEVE IT -- Two for the Show x STAGE DOOR JOHNNYRed Smith H., Bernard Baruch H., Knickerbocker H., Poker S., Saratoga Breeders' Cup H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
BELIEVEINSIMETHINGb.f., 2012 Etbauer -- Ls Believeinmagic x BELIEVE ITLouisiana Legends Distaff S.
BELIEVEINSOMETHINGb.f., 2012 Etbauer -- Ls Believeinmagic x BELIEVE ITRed Camelia S.
BISBEE'S PROSPECTbr.f., 2000 Smart Strike -- Bisbee x BELIEVE ITU.S. Bank S.
BUSTER'S DAYDREAMch.c., 1999 Housebuster -- Daydream x BELIEVE ITFlash S., Sanford S., Tremont S.
CASH DEPOSITbr.c., 1994 Deposit Ticket -- Aneka x BELIEVE ITGrey Breeders' Cup S., Victoria S., Lecomte H.; Sire of stakes winners.
COUNTRY CASUALf., 1987 ROYAL ROBERTO -- Weros x BELIEVE ITIllini Princess H.
EASTERN DAYDREAMc., 1995 Eastern Echo -- Daydream x BELIEVE ITBrandywine S.
EGOLATRA HEI (ARG)br.f., 2000 Heist -- Sheer Stockings x BELIEVE ITIn Argentina: Gran Premio General Alvear, General Guemes
EL TORBELLINOc., 1971 Fountain Of Gold -- In Moderation x BELIEVE ITIn Puerto Rico: Classico Rafael Martinez Nadal
FIRE FIGHTER Tbr.c., 2000 Announce -- Sherizar x BELIEVE ITIn Mexico: Carlos Romero Barcelo
FRESH VICTORch.g., 1998 Sharp Victor -- Freshet x BELIEVE ITFrank Figueroa Memorial S.
GLORY AFARc., 1985 Far North -- Believe In Glory x BELIEVE ITJohn Battaglia Memorial S.
GRAN CESARE (ARG)b.c., 1999 Roar -- Green Dancing (ARG) x BELIEVE ITOld Ironsides S.
GRAND CANYON (CHI)ch.c., 2000 Crary -- She Believes It x BELIEVE ITIn Chile: Premio Carabineros de Chile
HAGADAf., 1995 Roy -- She Believes It x BELIEVE ITIn Chile: Copa Estanislao Anguita, Sociedad Hipica Luis Cousino, Coronel Santiago Bueras
HOT NOVELf., 1986 Mari's Book -- Quite Honestly x BELIEVE ITRancho Bernardo Breeders' Cup H., Santa Ynez S., Moccasin S., B. Thoughtful S.
INFERNOS REALITYf., 1988 Crafty Prospector -- Temperature Hot x BELIEVE ITAk-Sar-Ben Budweiser Breeders' Cup S., Old South H., Ponca City Breeders' Cup S., Al Swihart Memorial H. (twice), Redbud H., Heartland H.
LA TURKAbr.f., 1990 Turkoman -- Aneka x BELIEVE ITBold Queen S., Waya S.
LADY ALLEMONTf., 1995 TECHNOLOGY -- Princess Allemont x BELIEVE ITVincennes H.
LEGISLATORb.c., 1999 Royal Academy -- Quite Honestly x BELIEVE ITAmerican Turf S.
MAKINANHONESTBUCKc., 1991 SPEND A BUCK -- Quite Honestly x BELIEVE ITMr. Prime Minister S., Curragh Stock Farm H., Cardiff Stock Farm H.
MY DEAR LADY (ARG)f., 2000 Mutakddim -- My Gal Shall x BELIEVE ITIn Argentina: Clasico Particula, Clasico La Mission
NEVER BEEN CAUGHTb.f., 1999 CONCERN -- True Affair x BELIEVE ITGinger Welch H. (twice), Fillies and Mares H.
PETE THE CHIEFc., 1986 JOANIE'S CHIEF -- The It Girl x BELIEVE ITPassaic County S., Palisades Breeders' Cup H.
PRETTY DISCREETb.f., 1992 Private Account -- Pretty Persuasive x BELIEVE ITAlabama S.
RAILch.c., 1989 MAJESTIC LIGHT -- Berth x BELIEVE ITEvangeline Downs Breeders' Cup H.; Sire of stakes winners.
REAL QUIET
(See 1998)
b.c., 1995 Quiet American -- Really Blue x BELIEVE ITCHAMPION 3yo Colt, Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Hollywood Gold Cup, Pimlico Special H., Hollywood Futurity; Sire of stakes winners.
ROCHAE (NZ)f., 1989 CONQUISTAROSE -- Profess x BELIEVE ITIn Malasia: Piala Emas Sultan Selangor
SHERZARCATf., 1992 Storm Cat -- Sherizar x BELIEVE ITBourbonette S.
STRATOPLANch.g., 2000 Game Plan -- Heaven Believes x BELIEVE ITBurnaby Breeders' Cup H., Seattle Slew Breeders' Cup H.
WESTERN KAPERb.f., 1996 WEST BY WEST -- Fidelity Kapers x BELIEVE ITFern Sawyer H.


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