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Abercrombie (horse)

Abercrombie (1975 - 2000) was a bay harness racing horse by Silent Majority out of Bergdorf by Duane Hanover. He won the E. Roland Harriman Award for harness horse of the year in 1978. He won 22 of his 33 races in 1978, including the Messenger Stakes, the Prix d'Été, and the Adios Stakes. His best time for the mile was 1:53.1, then a world record, and was taken as a 4 year old in August, 1979 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey. He was trained and driven by Glen Garnsey. He was Harness Horse of the Year in 1978.

He retired to become a major sire at Castleton Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, helping to return the Adios line to prominence. Among his progeny are Artsplace (Harness Horse of the Year in 1992), Life Sign, Armbro Emerson, Anniecrombie, Missisippen and Armbro Dallas.

Abercrombie died in 2000 and was buried at the Castleton Farm horse cemetery.


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