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Career History
(race data complete)
TAYLOR'S SPECIAL
(b.c. 1981, Hawkin's Special -- Bette's Gold x Espea )
Classic participant in: 1984

Notes: Stood stud in Maryland. After being found abandoned in a paddock in Washington in 2005 he was moved to Old Friends in Kentucky.

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stBlue Grass S.
1stBlack Gold H.
1stIroquois S.
1stLousiniana Downs Breeders' Cup S.
1stRiver City H.
1stPelleteri H.
1stIsaac Murphy H.
1stIsaac Murphy H.
1stHot Springs H.
1stWashington Park H.
1stCount Fleet Sprint H.
1stChaucer Cup H.
1stLouisiana Derby
2ndPerryville S.
2ndLecomte H.
2ndClark H.
2ndEquipoise Mile H.
2ndEquipoise Mile H.
2ndForego H.
3rdKentucky Jockey Club S.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
LIES OF OMISSIONc., 1992 TAYLOR'S SPECIAL -- The Stark Truth x GraustarkPolynesian S.
SNOOKY'S TAYLORc., 1990 TAYLOR'S SPECIAL -- Garden Dream x The Axe IIMaryland Million Starter H.
WILLOWf., 1998 TAYLOR'S SPECIAL -- Bold Bessy x The Very BestPenny Ridge H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
FIRST CLASS FEVERb.f., 2006 Stormin Fever -- First Class Donna x TAYLOR'S SPECIALChannel Three S.
FREEDOM AFLEETb.f., 2005 Northern Afleet -- Special n Sweet x TAYLOR'S SPECIALSnurb S.
QUIET STRENGTHch.c., 2002 Pioneering -- Sarita Sarita x TAYLOR'S SPECIALIn Jamaica: Lady Geeta Trophy, Digicel Irish Jamaican S., She's On Wheels Trophy
SHERYAR SPECIALbr.c., 1998 Sheryar -- Our Special x TAYLOR'S SPECIALCharles Town Dash H., West Virginia Legislature Chairman's Cup H., Bernie Dowd H.


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