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ROMAN
(b.c. 1937, Sir Gallahad III -- Buckup (GB) x Buchan (GB))
Classic participant in: 1940

Notes: Died in 1964. Leading Broodmare Sire in 1965. Sire of 54 stakes winners.

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

Finish Race Name
1stBashford Manor S.
1stFleetwing H.
1stFall Highweight H.
1stAmerican Legion H.
1stLaurel S.
1stJerome H.
1stChicago H.
1stLafayette S.
1stHyde Park S.
2ndRitchie H.
2ndSeminole S.
2ndHialeah Juvenile Championship
2ndBlue Grass S.
3rdCapital H.
3rdBay Shore H.
3rdWithers S.
3rdVosburgh H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AMERICAN GLORYb.c., 1946 ROMAN -- Fair Weather x SicklePalm Beach H.; Sire of a stakes winner.
BENROMANb.c., 1952 ROMAN -- Stimulitha x StimulusClarendon S., Victoria S.
CATULLUSb.c., 1960 ROMAN -- Secret Story x SPY SONGJuvenile S., Flash S.
CHIEF OF CHIEFSbr.g., 1957 ROMAN -- Amber Sun x REQUESTEDCarter H., Rumson H., Washington Park H.
COSMIC MISSILEb.f., 1944 ROMAN -- Misty Isle x SickleGazelle S., Marguerite S., Ashland S., Jasmine S., Columbiana H.
CURTICEb.c., 1947 ROMAN -- Stage Sister x SickleWashington Park Futurity, Prairie State S.
DANDILLYbr.f., 1945 ROMAN -- Cadenza x Pharamond IIMyrtlewood H., Colonel F.M. Alger Memorial H.
DIXIE MISSb.f., 1955 ROMAN -- Dixie Flyer x Blue FlyerPrioress S.
EASTERN FLYWAYb.c., 1947 ROMAN -- Miss Porter x THE PORTERBowie Kindergarten S.
FLAVIAb.f., 1958 ROMAN -- Mbale x Big Game (Gb)Ohio Championship H.
HADRIANbr.c., 1943 ROMAN -- Arch Queen x ArchaicShevlin S.
HANNIBAL
(See 1952)
br.c., 1949 ROMAN -- War Jitters x MAN O' WARExperimental Free H., Select H., Albany S., Wakefield S.
HASTY DOLLf., 1955 ROMAN -- Legendra x Challenger IIPrincess Pat S., Miss Chicago S.
HASTY ROAD
(See 1954)
br.c., 1951 ROMAN -- Traffic Court x DISCOVERYPreakness S., Kentucky Jockey Club S., Breeders' Futurity, Washington Park Futurity, Arlington Futurity, Warren Wright Memorial S., Derby Trial, Widener H.
HERB'S MISSb.f., 1954 ROMAN -- French Annie x Goya IIOhio Futurity, Miss Cleveland S.
HUESOb.c., 1950 ROMAN -- Blois x MAN O' WARShevlin S., Cherry Blossom S.
I WILLb.c., 1944 ROMAN -- Breathless x HASTEWood Memorial S., Great American S., United States Hotel S., Wakefield S., Boardwalk H., Princeton H.
IMPERATORbr.g., 1944 ROMAN -- Regina II x Wallenstein (Ger)Bahamas H., Victoria S.
ISLAY MISTbr.f., 1949 ROMAN -- Evening Mist x Eight ThirtyLa Centinela S. (third dam of Champion LIFE'S MAGIC, see 1984.)
LADY BOUNCERb.f., 1951 ROMAN -- Bum's Rush x BLUE LARKSPURColleen S.
LADY GUNNERbr.f., 1943 ROMAN -- Phargunner x Pharamond IIPimlico Nursery S., Betsy Ross S.
LEFTY JIMbr.c., 1947 ROMAN -- Phargunner x Pharamond IIMiles Standish S.
MERRY XMASbr.f., 1948 ROMAN -- Yuletide x ReveillonPolly Drummond S.
MUSIC MAN FOXbr.c., 1955 ROMAN -- War Swept x MAN O' WARHaggin S.
NILE LILYbr.f., 1954 ROMAN -- Azalea x Sun TeddyAmerican Beauty H.
OCEAN BRIEFf., 1944 ROMAN -- Miss Brief x SickleCamden H., Colonial H., Correction H.
ON HIS METAL
(See 1961)
b.c., 1958 ROMAN -- Jenjay x BROOKFIELDHawthorne Juvenile H.
PASSADObr.c., 1945 ROMAN -- Bramble Bug x DISPLAYSacramento Inaugural H.
PLAY TIMEbr.f., 1958 ROMAN -- Make A Play x WAR ADMIRALOaks Prep, Liberty Bell H.
PLUCKY ROMANb.f., 1954 ROMAN -- Hasty Request x REQUESTEDTop Flight H.
POCAHONTASf., 1955 ROMAN -- How x PrincequilloSchuylerville S., BROODMARE OF THE YEAR (dam of CHAMPION Tom Rolfe, stakes winners Chieftain, Wenona, Lady Rebecca, and Ahdeek)
PRINCESS LYGIAb.f., 1949 ROMAN -- Roman Matron x POMPEYArlington Lassie S., Misty Isle H., Pollyanna S., Hyde Park S., Miss America S.
PROVOCATIVEb.c., 1946 ROMAN -- Dusk II x Asterus (Fr)Hyde Park S., Illinois Owners' H., Southland H., King Cotton H.
QUEEN HOPEFULbr.f., 1951 ROMAN -- Playfull x Chance PlayFlorida Oaks, Arlington Lassie S., Princess Pat S., Beverly H., Mademoiselle S., Black Eyed Susan S., Modesty H., Suwannee River H., Yo Tambien H., Orchid S.
RIANTb.f., 1951 ROMAN -- Chuckle x HASTEAdirondack S.
ROAMINGb.g., 1949 ROMAN -- To Dare x Challenger IIChurchill Downs H., Myrtlewood H., Winter Wonderland H.
ROMAN ARTISTbr.c., 1954 ROMAN -- Artistic Rose x Challenger IIGrey S.
ROMAN BATHb.c., 1947 ROMAN -- War Swept x MAN O' WARHawthorne Juvenile H., Kentucky Jockey Club S., Crete H.
ROMAN BATTLEb.c., 1953 ROMAN -- Battlezone x WAR ADMIRALThistledown H., Chagrin Valley Turf H.
ROMAN CANDLEb.f., 1944 ROMAN -- Yucca II x PharosBlack Helen H.
ROMAN HEARTb.f., 1952 ROMAN -- Hasty Kiss x HASTEImp H.
ROMAN INCENSEgr.c., 1955 ROMAN -- Incense x MahmoudAk-Sar-Ben King's Plate
ROMAN LINE
(See 1962)
br.c., 1959 ROMAN -- Lurline B. x AlibhaiDerby Trial, Breeders' Futurity; Sire of stakes winners.
ROMAN MISSbr.f., 1948 ROMAN -- Nurse Boss x BroadsideBlack Helen H., Regret H. (ETR)
ROMAN PATROLb.c., 1952 ROMAN -- Karakal x PSYCHIC BIDLouisiana Derby, Remsen S.
ROMAN SPYc., 1951 ROMAN -- MATA HARI x Peter HastingsMotor City H.
ROMAN ZEPHYRb.f., 1947 ROMAN -- Blois x MAN O' WARKeeneland Sales Filly S.
ROMANETTEbr.f., 1945 ROMAN -- Black Lashes x SickleFair Grounds Debutante S.
ROMANITAb.f., 1954 ROMAN -- Mablen x Blenheim IICHAMPION 2yo Filly, Monmouth Oaks, Matron S., Mademoiselle S., Cleopatra H., Marguerite S.
THE SHAKERb.c., 1943 ROMAN -- War Jitters x MAN O' WARHollywood Premier H., Harford H., Palm Beach H.
TIBERIANb.c., 1952 ROMAN -- Stane Street x Watling StreetSacramento S.
TIMES ROMANc., 1959 ROMAN -- Jenjay x BROOKFIELDMyrtlewood S., Louisville H.
WAR POPPYb.c., 1947 ROMAN -- Yellow Poppy x MAN O' WARCoronado H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AHDEEKc., 1972 Reindeer (IRE) -- Pocahontas x ROMANIn England: Pepsi S.
ASTRAYb.c., 1969 Carlemont -- Desert Vision x ROMANSan Juan Capistrano H., San Luis Rey S., Century H., Knickerbocker H., San Gabriel H., San Luis Obispo H.
BACK TO ROMEb.c., 1962 BACKBONE -- Roman Gem x ROMANNew England Breeders' S., New England Breeders' H.
BAITMANgr.g., 1961 Assemblyman -- Tania x ROMANCherry Blossom H., Brandywine Turf H., Brighton Beach H.
BEACHCOMBERch.g., 1950 POLYNESIAN -- Appian Via x ROMANSelect H.
BLACK SIGNALbr.c., 1955 JOHNS JOY -- Belle Miss x ROMANParadise Valley S.; Sire of a stakes winner.
BLAZING SKIESbr.f., 1969 Whodunit -- Pompeii x ROMANPacifica S., Pleasanton S., Fair Director's Cup
BRAVEST ROMANb.c., 1972 NEVER BEND -- Roman Song x ROMANSaranac S., Paul Revere S.; sire of stakes winners in Japan.
BRIDLE PATHbr.c., 1976 Kennedy Road -- Roman Gun x ROMANKing Edward Gold Cup, Niagara S., Seagram Cup, Woodbine Breeders' S., Seagram Invitational H., Connaught Cup (twice)
BRITISH ROMANgr.c., 1957 Endeavour II -- Flying Roman x ROMANWestchester S.
CAPTAIN NASHbr.c., 1967 NASHUA -- Maroma x ROMANColumbus Day H.
CEDAR BROOKbk.c., 1956 ONE COUNT -- Please Do x ROMANShevlin S., Suffolk Downs Anniversary S., Select H., Alligator H.
CHIEFTAINc., 1961 BOLD RULER -- Pocahontas x ROMANCowdin S., Tremont S., Tyro S., Governor's Gold Cup, Arlington H., Laurel Turf Cup H., Capitol H.; Sire of stakes winners.
CORREL ROMANb.f., 1964 CORRELATION -- Romanette x ROMANMiss Florida H.
DESERT LAWb.f., 1964 Court Martial -- Desert Vision x ROMANVanity H., South Bay H., Milady H., Oneonta H.
DESERT LOVEb.f., 1962 Amerigo -- Desert Vision x ROMANVanity H., Santa Susana H., Post-Deb S., Pageant H.
DOUBLE SPEEDc., 1951 Count Speed -- Pocket Edition x ROMANDel Mar Futurity, Graduation S.
DR. HERBbr.c., 1956 Buy and Sell -- Sensme x ROMANMaryland Derby, Prince George's S., Marlboro Nursery S.
EL GATO (PR)c., 1970 TOM CAT -- Tirzah x ROMANIn Puerto Rico: HORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION Older Horse, Clasico Camarero, Clasico San Juan Bautistra, Clasico Dia Del Veterano
FAITHFUL SONGb.f., 1953 GREEK SONG -- Faithful More x ROMANKentucky S., Queen City S., Cincinnati H.
FLAME TREEb.c., 1963 COUNT FLAME -- Linden Lane x ROMANSanford S., Dover S.
FLIGHTOLETTIch.f., 1970 Misty Flight -- Panoletti x ROMANMill Race H.
FORGOTTEN DREAMSb.c., 1964 Royal Note -- Roman Meadow x ROMANHollywood Juvenile Championship
GOLD CAPITOLc., 1948 Alibhai -- Pocket Edition x ROMANCalifornia Breeders Champion S., Starlet S., Peter Clark H.
GRECIAN PRINCESSch.f., 1961 Hesiod -- Princess Lisa x ROMANLouisiana Derby, Thelma S.
GUNFLINTb.c., 1963 Rough'n Tumble -- Roman Image x ROMANKent S.
HAPPY NEW YEARbr.g., 1953 HILL PRINCE -- Merry Xmas x ROMANAbsecon Island S.
HASTY HITTERf., 1966 HITTING AWAY -- Hasty Doll x ROMANLa Centinela S.
HASTY QUEEN IIf., 1963 ONE COUNT -- Queen Hopeful x ROMANNon stakes winner, BROODMARE OF THE YEAR (dam of stakes winners Hasty Cutie, Hasty Flyer, Michael Navonod, Hasty Tam, Fit To Fight, and Playful Queen)
HELLENIC HEROb.g., 1958 Heliopolis -- Lady Bouncer x ROMANLongport H., Knickerbocker H. (ETR)
HIEROGLYPHb.c., 1956 Heliopolis -- Pocket Edition x ROMANIn England: Coventry S., Richmond S.
HONEY JAYb.c., 1968 DOUBLE JAY -- Roman Honey x ROMANSnaro H., Phoenix H. (twice)
I DECEIVEf., 1962 BAGDAD -- Ida C x ROMANAstarita S., Mermaid S.
I WANT YOUb.c., 1969 Pago Pago -- Islay Mist x ROMANMiami Beach H.
I'M FOR MOREc., 1959 OLYMPIA -- Sweet Woman x ROMANDover S.
IDAf., 1970 Lt. Stevens -- Ida C x ROMANYouthful Endurance S.
INFURIATORb.c., 1970 CHATEAUGAY -- Flavia x ROMANHobson H.
IRON PEGbr.c., 1960 DARK STAR -- Hostage x ROMANSuburban H., also stakes-placed in England
JEAN'S JOE
(See 1955)
ch.c., 1952 Nasrullah -- Pocket Edition x ROMANSan Felipe H.
KENTUCKY ROMANch.g., 1954 KY. COLONEL -- Flying Roman x ROMANArkansas Derby
LADY REBECCA (GB)b.f., 1971 Sir Ivor -- Pocahontas x ROMANIn France: Prix Vanteaux
LADY SWAPSf., 1963 SWAPS -- Sweet Woman x ROMANColonial H., Regret H.
LICENSE PLATEbr.f., 1961 TRAFFIC JUDGE -- Slave x ROMANBayard Tuckerman Jr. H., Granite State S.
LORD HENRIBEEb.c., 1973 Misty Flight -- Panoletti x ROMANNashua S., Rockaway S.
MARTINS RULLAH
(See 1958)
b.c., 1955 Nasrullah -- Shy Katie x ROMANLawrence Realization, Experimental H.; sire of stakes winners.
MIGHTY MINEc., 1958 Mighty Story -- Mistress Mine x ROMANOakland H.
MISS SUN TANch.f., 1960 SUNGLOW -- Sly Vixen x ROMANGeorge Brandeis Memorial H., A.B. Letellier Memorial H., Scarlet Carnation S.
MONGO'S PRIDEb.c., 1967 Mongo -- Granny's Pride x ROMANKnickerbocker H., Escondido H., Long Island H., Palm Beach H.
MORE SCENTSbr.c., 1964 Ambehaving -- Sniffabuck x ROMANTidal H., Fall Highweight H., Longfellow H (NTR), Bernard Baruch H.
NICE TO HAVEb.f., 1971 Tropical Breeze -- Extra Cash x ROMANGolden Poppy H.
NIRBOYc., 1956 Nirgal -- Poppet x ROMANIn France: Prix Lagrange
NORMAN REGRETb.c., 1970 Cornish Prince -- Islay Mist x ROMANAk-Sar-Ben Juvenile S.
OLE LIZf., 1963 DOUBLE JAY -- Islay Mist x ROMANLassie Trial S., Debutante S., Bewitch S.
OUR COLONELc., 1957 KY. COLONEL -- Roman Grace x ROMANHyde Park S.; Sire of stakes winners.
OUR RULLAc., 1957 Nasrullah -- Shy Katie x ROMANOceanside H., La Jolla Mile H.
PAYOLAb.c., 1959 SHUT OUT -- Pinnace x ROMANFriar Rock S.
PLEASURE RIDGEc., 1972 What A Pleasure -- Cue Me In x ROMANRuidoso Mile H., Ruidoso Mile S., Clyde Tingley Memorial H.
PLYMOUTHbr.c., 1967 Cornish Prince -- Roman Bronze x ROMANAlameda S.
PORT OF MECCAbr.c., 1959 Djeddah -- Collina x ROMANWilmington H., Thomas E. Wood Memorial H.
PRINCE OF PLENTYb.c., 1959 Quick Wink -- Princess Lygia x ROMANWill Rogers S.
PROUDEST ROMANbr.c., 1968 NEVER BEND -- Roman Song x ROMANHopeful S., National Stallion S.; sire of stakes winners.
RARITAN VALLEYgr.c., 1960 Royal Vale -- Tania x ROMANMaryland Derby, Lamplighter H.
RED SKIPPER (GB)g., 1962 Red God -- Skip Stone x ROMANIn England: Kirk and Kirk S.
ROCOCO ROGUEb.g., 1958 ROYAL BAY GEM -- Fleet Roman x ROMANHeresy S.
ROMAN BROTHER
(See 1964)
b.g., 1961 Third Brother -- Roman Zephyr x ROMANCHAMPION HORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION Handicap Male, Champagne S., New Hampshire Sweepstakes, Jersey Derby, American Derby, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Woodward S., Manhattan H., Everglades S., Discovery H., Bahamas S.
ROMAN COLONELc., 1956 KY. COLONEL -- Roman Grace x ROMANMr. Lincoln S., Spy Son H., St. Louis Derby, Hurricane H., Snaro H., City of Coral Gables H., Royal Poinciana H., Greatest H., New Year's H.; Sire of stakes winners.
ROMANTICISMb.f., 1963 BOLD RULER -- Romanita x ROMANInterborough H., Wiltshire H., Sequoia H.
ROMANULLAHch.c., 1963 LURULLAH -- Roman Cart x ROMANCentennial Mile, Rocky Mountain Empire H.
SAVAIIbr.f., 1959 El Drag -- Blue Nile x ROMANDel Mar Oaks, Milady H., Golden Poppy H., Campanile H.
SING ALONGbr.c., 1959 SPY SONG -- Fabiola x ROMANTri-State S.
STEPHEN FOSTERb.c., 1961 Royal Vale -- Guirvita x ROMANOil Capitol H., Governor's Buckeye Cup H.
STILL BLAZINGb.f., 1971 Whodunit -- Pompeii x ROMANLuther Burbank S., Alameda County Futurity
STRAIGHT AHEADb.c., 1965 TRAFFIC JUDGE -- Granny's Pride x ROMANLabor Day H., Orange Bowl H.
STURDY MANb.c., 1959 POLYNESIAN -- Sly Vixen x ROMANIn France: Prix D'Arenburg, Prix Pourtales
SURE THING (IRE)b.f., 1966 High Hat (Gb) -- Boat Race x ROMANIn France: Prix de Longchamp
SWEET PATOOTIEf., 1950 Alquest -- Sweet Woman x ROMANCHAMPION 2yo Filly, Alcibiades S., Frizette S., Jeanne D'arc S., Longport H.
SWINGING MOODb.f., 1963 Francis S. -- Tarentella x ROMANPucker Up H., Matron H. (twice), Chessapeake H. (NTR), Chrysantemum H., Atlantic City H., New York H., Mason-Dixon H.
TAKE OFFb.c., 1969 Sky High II -- Special Style x ROMANBowling Green H., Edgemere H., Sheridan H., Palm Beach H.
TAPISbr.g., 1957 GREEK SONG -- Red Carpet x ROMANCity of Miami H.
TENTH LEGIONb.c., 1963 Jutland -- Anuny One x ROMANIn Mexico: Clasico Jockey Club Mexicano
TERENTIAf., 1962 BOLD RULER -- Romanita x ROMANPost-Deb S., Ashland S.
TOM ROLFE
(See 1965)
b.c., 1962 Ribot -- Pocahontas x ROMANCHAMPION 3yo Colt, Preakness S., Cowdin S., Chicagoan S., American Derby, Arlington Classic, Citation H., Chesapeake S., Aqueduct H., Salvator Mile H.; Sire of stakes winners.
WENONA (GB)b.f., 1965 Larkspur (GB) -- Pocahontas x ROMANIn England: Blandford S.
WET BACKg., 1956 Big Dipper II -- Roman Victory x ROMANYouthful S.


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