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Career History
~~~ Complete ~~~
BLUE SWORDS
(b.c. 1940, Blue Larkspur -- Flaming Swords x Man o' War )
Classic participant in: 1943

Notes: Sire of 17 stakes winners.

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

Finish Race Name
1stEastern Shore H.
1stArdsley H.
1stRemsen H.
2ndPREAKNESS STAKES
2ndKENTUCKY DERBY
2ndChampagne S.
2ndWood Memorial S.
3rdWashington Park Futurity


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
AVELLAf., 1950 BLUE SWORDS -- Florencia x QUESTIONNAIREGrey S H.
BLUE DAREc., 1949 BLUE SWORDS -- Beedee x BIMELECHRoger Williams H.
BLUE DARTb.c., 1946 BLUE SWORDS -- Volotime x DIAVOLOWill Rogers H.
BLUE ETERNALf., 1952 BLUE SWORDS -- Eternalette x Eternal BullGulfstream Park Dinner S.
BLUE GRIPc., 1946 BLUE SWORDS -- Gyspy Grip x Bull DogHuron H.
BLUE KAYb.f., 1947 BLUE SWORDS -- Lydia K. x DIAVOLOAstarita S.
BLUE LANCERc., 1946 BLUE SWORDS -- Oconee x WhiskalongSwift S., Farrell H.
BLUE LEM
(See 1955)
b.c., 1952 BLUE SWORDS -- Polemic x Challenger IIClassic participant, stakes placed.
BLUE MAN
(See 1952)
b.c., 1949 BLUE SWORDS -- Poppycock x IdentifyPreakness S., Yankee H., Dwyer S., Flamingo S., Expermintal Free H.
BLUE VOLTch.c., 1949 BLUE SWORDS -- Volotime x DIAVOLOSan Luis Rey H., Washington's Birthday H., El Encino H.
BLUEBILITYb.f., 1954 BLUE SWORDS -- Aristocracy x Bull DogHoneymoon H.
FRENCH LACEf., 1949 BLUE SWORDS -- Bepwil x Wise CounsellorMy Dear S., Victoria S.
FROSTY MR.
(See 1956)
gr.c., 1953 BLUE SWORDS -- Gray Auntie x REAPING REWARDChesapeake S., Frontier H.
GROVER B.br.g., 1949 BLUE SWORDS -- Charwoman x DISCOVERYNew Orleans H., San Marcos H.
JULMARc., 1956 BLUE SWORDS -- Eternal Annie x Eternal BullVentnor Turf H., Longfellow H.
KING O' SWORDS
(See 1956)
b.g., 1953 BLUE SWORDS -- Queen of May x Challenger IIClassic participant, stakes placed.
LITTLE SWORDSc., 1952 BLUE SWORDS -- Little Shock x NeddieDuncan F. Kenner S.
NOTHIRDCHANCEf., 1948 BLUE SWORDS -- Galla Colors x Sir Gallahad IIIAcorn S.
SWORD WOMANb.f., 1956 BLUE SWORDS -- Charwoman x DISCOVERYShady Well S., Nettie H., Tattling H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: ~complete~

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
ACCORDANT GIRLf., 1966 Accordant -- Girl Crazy x BLUE SWORDSNew Jersey Futurity S.
ALERTED GIRLf., 1958 ALERTED -- Girl Crazy x BLUE SWORDSNew Jersey Futurity, Home Bred H.
BE SUSPICIOUSf., 1963 PORTERHOUSE -- Nothirdchance x BLUE SWORDSPasadena S.
CARSHIDOf., 1965 Roman Sandal -- Blue Sis x BLUE SWORDSBelle of Louisville S.
CRAFTY LACEc., 1959 Crafty Admiral -- French Lace x BLUE SWORDSIn Canada: HORSE OF THE YEAR, CHAMPION 3yo Colt, Breeders' S., Fairbank H.
ETIMOTAf., 1960 Rico Monte -- Too Fussy x BLUE SWORDSWest Virginia Derby, Nettie H.
FAULTLESS MAIDbr.f., 1954 FAULTLESS -- Apachee Squaw x BLUE SWORDSQueenston S.
FINE CAUSEb.c., 1967 Beau Gar -- Auratum x BLUE SWORDSGeorge W. Schilling Cup H.
GIRL'S CASTLEc., 1974 Slady Castle -- Girl Crazy x BLUE SWORDSChief Pennekeck H.
GOOD OLD MORTch.c., 1962 PROMISED LAND -- Blue Path x BLUE SWORDSIn Canada: CHAMPION 2yo Colt, Prince of Wales' S., Breeders' S., Coronation Futurity, Cup and Saucer S., Quebec Derby, Vandal S., International H., Plate Trial, Canadian Maturity S.
HAIL TO REASONc., 1958 Turn-To -- Nothirdchance x BLUE SWORDSCHAMPION 2yo Colt, World's Playground S., Hopeful S. (NTR), Sapling S., Tremont S., Sanford S., Great American S., Youthful S.
KERENSAf., 1963 Dark Armor -- Too Fussy x BLUE SWORDSOld Hat H., Heresy S., Nassau S., Selene S., West Virginia Derby
LADY YOLANDEf., 1955 Crafty Admiral -- French Lace x BLUE SWORDSVandal S.
LONESOME DREAMc., 1958 Gray Dream -- Lonesome Gal x BLUE SWORDSChet Nelson H.
NO EMPTY WAGONc., 1964 FESTIVAL KING -- Frosty Miss x BLUE SWORDSLabor Day Marathon H.
OPEN VIEW
(See 1959)
b.c., 1956 Somali II -- Dueling x BLUE SWORDSKent S., Derby Trial
PLEASE TOMg., 1961 Jester -- Please Mam x BLUE SWORDSDenver Hilton Hotel H.
RED DEER RULERb.f., 1979 Wing Out -- Marcia W. x BLUE SWORDSCaptain Stanley Harrison H.
SABER DANCEf., 1962 Whig -- Shiny Saber x BLUE SWORDSJeanne D'arc S.
SHUSHANNA KIDg., 1953 Belin -- Shushanna x BLUE SWORDSInaugural H.
SWOONAWAYg., 1961 Swoon's Son -- Blue Norka x BLUE SWORDSFayette H., Salvator Mile H.
TIN GODc., 1956 Provocative -- Goddess x BLUE SWORDSCity of Miami H.
WAR CENSORc., 1963 GALLANT MAN -- Blue Norka x BLUE SWORDSKentucky Jockey Club S., Ohio Derby, Hialeah Turf Cup H., Dixie H., Pan American H., Longfellow H.(twice), Benjamin F. Lindheimer H., Canadian Turf H., Camden H., Sussex Turf H.
WILL I RULEc., 1960 Amarullah -- Blue Ethel x BLUE SWORDSSaratoga Cup (NTR, NAR), Promise Hurdle S., Annapolis Hurdle S., Dixie H., Canadian Championship S., Edgemere H., Niagara H. (NTR), Wilwyn H.
WOODFILLf., 1961 Woodchuck -- Philnor x BLUE SWORDSIllini Princess S.


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