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Amberoid

Amberoid
Sire Count Amber
Dam Spencerian
Grandsire Ambiorix
Damsire Destino
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1963
Country United States
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder Horace N. Davis, Jr.
Owner Reginald N. Webster
Trainer Lucien Laurin
Record 33: 7-10-5
Earnings $491,716
Summary
Amberoid is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Spencerian by Count Amber. He was born around 1963 in the United States, and was bred by Horace N. Davis, Jr..
Major wins

Wood Memorial Stakes (1966)
Queens County Handicap (1966)
Camden Handicap (1967)

American Classic Race wins:
Belmont Stakes (1966)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Amberoid (foaled 1963 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 1966 American Classic, the Belmont Stakes.

Amberoid was conditioned for racing by future Hall of Fame trainer Lucien Laurin and ridden primarily by another future Hall of Fame inductee, Bill Boland. Going into the 1966 U.S. Triple Crown series, Amberoid won the Wood Memorial Stakes. He then finished seventh in the Kentucky Derby and third in the Preakness Stakes before winning the final leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes.

When his racing career was over, Amberoid stood at stud in the United States from 1969 to 1973 after which he stood in Japan until being retired in 1985. His offspring met with limited racing success.

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