The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
PLUGGED NICKLE
(b.c. 1977, Key To The Mint -- Toll Booth x Buckpasser )
Classic participant in: 1980

Notes: Sent to South Africa at age 11. Sire of 20 stakes winners.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
CHAMPION SPRINTER (at 3)
1stHutcheson S.
1stJim Dandy S.
1stTom Fool S.
1stStuyvesant H.
1stVosburgh S.
1stRemsen S.
1stLaurel Futurity
1stWood Memorial S.
1stFlorida Derby
3rdJerome H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ALISHA'S FAVORITEf., 1984 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Blue Herb x HerbagerLas Palmas S., Our First Delight S.
ALSTROEMERIAf., 1986 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Stachys x Northern JoveFoxy J. G. S., Rockette S.
CLIFTON QUEEN (SAF)ch.f., 1990 PLUGGED NICKLE -- First Debutante (SAF) x Elliodor (FR)In South Africa: Tibouchina S.
DEBOf., 1984 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Lesley's A Dancer x NORTHERN DANCERIn Puerto Rico: Cl Alehandro Herrero
NICKEL PARADEc., 1988 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Nowyouseeme x Clever TrickShakopee S.
NICKEL SLOTc., 1985 PLUGGED NICKLE -- One If By Land x MAJESTIC LIGHTScott County S.
NICKLE PLATEDf., 1984 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Groovy Lisa x NoisemakerBanquet Bell S., Inaugural S., Ellis Park Breeders' Cup H.
NICKLE'S WINDc., 1988 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Barawind x BarachoisSpend A Buck S.
NICKLEMAID (SAF)b.f., 1991 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Maid of Norway (SAF) x NorthfieldsIn South Africa: Easter H.
NICKY NOO (SAF)ch.g., 1990 PLUGGED NICKLE -- I'll Please You x King PellinoreIn South Africa: Glenair Trophy
PRINCE OF WAR (SAF)b.c., 1990 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Special Felice (SAF) x Golden Thatch (IRE)In South Africa: Durban Merchants H.
RAWL PLUG (SAF)b.f., 1990 PLUGGED NICKLE -- London Wall (Saf) x Col. PickeringIn South Africa: Flamboyant S., Debutante S.
ROSE PARKf., 1986 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Hardship x DroneSelene S., Villager S.
SPIGOTc., 1986 PLUGGED NICKLE -- Clever Guest x Wise ExchangeCoronation Futurity
STARGRASSf., 1984 PLUGGED NICKLE -- McAllister Miss x Ward McAllisterGolden Rod S., Sun And Snow S.
WEST WALL (SAF)b.f., 1991 PLUGGED NICKLE -- London Wall (SAF) x Col. Pickering (SAF)In South Africa: Strelitzia S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ANZILLERO (GER)b.c., 1997 Law Society -- Anzille x PLUGGED NICKLEIn Germany: Deutschland Preis, Jean Harzheim Rennen
CAPE BADGER (SAF)b.f., 1997 BADGER LAND -- West Wall (SAF) x PLUGGED NICKLEIn South Africa: Darley Arabian H., Spook Express H.
CLOSE THE GAP (SAF)b.f., 2010 Fort Wood -- Rawl Plug (Saf) x PLUGGED NICKLEFillies Mile
CORK WOOD (SAF)ch.f., 1997 Fort Wood -- Rawl Plug (Saf) x PLUGGED NICKLEIn South Africa: Gerald Rosenberg S. (twice), Queen Palm H., Acacia H.
GO GOch.f., 1997 Falstaff -- Key Mist x PLUGGED NICKLEGreat Lady M. H., A Gleam H., Desert Stormer H., Las Flores H., Survive S., Las Cienegas H.
INDY TWObr.g., 2003 indy Mood -- Pretty Two x PLUGGED NICKLEGus Grissom S.
MONYELA (SAF)b.f., 1998 Fort Wood -- West Wall (Saf) x PLUGGED NICKLEIn South Africa: South African Oaks, Gold Circle Oaks.
RED WARRIORch.c., 2000 Benchmark -- Sparkling Nickle x PLUGGED NICKLEPadua Stables Sprint S.
TRIBAL INSTINCT (IRE)b.c., 1998 Doyoun (Ire) -- Mystery Treat (Ire) x PLUGGED NICKLEIn Slovakia: Velka Jarna Cena, Bratislavska Milha (twice), Jessena Milha (twice), Cena Scottish Rifla, and in Czech Rep: Velka Cervnova Cena, Czech Derby, Velka Cena Prahy, Czech St. Leger, Velka Kvetnova Cena
WILD RUSH
(See 1997)
b.c., 1994 Wild Again -- Rose Park x PLUGGED NICKLECarter H., Metropolitan H., Kentucky Cup Classic H., Illinois Derby, Remington Park Derby, La Puente S.; Sire of stakes winners.


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