The Triple Crown Project
Career History
(race data complete)
PONDER
(b.c. 1946, Pensive -- Miss Rushin x Blenheim II (GB))
Classic participant in: 1949

Notes:

IMPORTANT VICTORIES & PLACINGS: (race data complete)

Finish Race Name
1stKENTUCKY DERBY
1stMarchbank H.
1stTanforan H.
1stSan Antonio H.
1stArlington H.
1stSanta Anita Maturity S.
1stPeter Pan H.
1stLawrence Realization
1stJockey Club Gold Cup
1stArlington Classic
1stAmerican Derby
2ndThanksgiving Day H.
2ndDerby Trial S. (Churchill Downs)
2ndWhirlaway S.
2ndBELMONT STAKES
3rdNarragansett Special H.
3rdSan Pasqual H.
3rdManhattan H.


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
CHARLESGATEch.c., 1954 PONDER -- Sho' Nuff x BULL LEABowie H.
HILLSBOROUGHbr.c., 1957 PONDER -- Good Blood x BULL LEADisplay H., Bowie H.
NEEDLES
(See 1956)
b.c., 1953 PONDER -- Noodle Soup x JACK HIGHCHAMPION 2yo Colt, CHAMPION 3yo Colt, Kentucky Derby, Belmont S., Flamingo S., Florida Derby, Fort Lauderdale H., Hopeful S., Sapling S.
PENROCKch.c., 1958 PONDER -- Shamiral x WAR ADMIRALTexas Derby, Christmas Day H., Ruidoso Mile H (NTR), City Of El Paso H., Coronado H., Juarez Gold Cup H. (NTR)
PLUM CAKEf., 1958 PONDER -- Real Delight x BULL LEAJasmine S. (granddam of ALYDAR.)


IMPORTANT OFFSPRING OF HIS DAUGHTERS: (work in progress)

Name Sex, DOB, Pedigree Highlights
MISS CARMIEb.f., 1966 T.V. LARK -- Twice Over x PONDERClipsetta S.
PLUM BOLDc., 1969 BOLD RULER -- Plum Cake x PONDERJuvenile S., National Stallion S.
SUGAR PLUM TIMEch.f., 1972 BOLD RULER -- Plum Cake x PONDERFirenze H., Maskette H., New York H.
SWEET TOOTHf., 1958 On-and-On -- Plum Cake x PONDERStakes placed, BROODMARE OF THE YEAR (dam of CHAMPION Our Mims, stakes winners Alydar, and Sugar And Spice)


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