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Artax (horse)

Artax
Sire Marquetry
Dam Raging Apalachee
Grandsire Conquistador Cielo
Damsire Apalachee
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1995
Country United States
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder Vinery Stud & Carondelet Farm
Owner Paraneck Stable
Trainer Louis Albertrani
Record 25: 7-9-3
Earnings US$1,685,840
Summary
Artax is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Raging Apalachee by Marquetry. He was born around 1995 in the United States, and was bred by Vinery Stud & Carondelet Farm.
Major wins

Santa Catalina Stakes (1998)
San Felipe Stakes (1998)
Carter Handicap (1999)
Forest Hills Handicap (1999)
Vosburgh Stakes (1999)

Breeders' Cup wins:
Breeders' Cup Sprint (1999)
Awards
American Champion Sprint Horse (1999)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on June 20, 2010

Artax (foaled 1995 in Kentucky) is a retired American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. Artax then equaled the record for the Breeders' Cup Sprint set in 1973 [1] as well as the host Gulfstream Park track record that had stood for twenty-six years. [2]

Prior to his November 6, 1999 Breeders' Cup win, on May 2 of that year Artax broke the Aqueduct track record for seven furlongs which had stood since 1968 in winning the Carter Handicap. [3] In addition, on October 16 he set a new track record for six furlongs at Belmont Park that had stood since 1987. [4]

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