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Bold Forbes

Bold Forbes
Bold Forbes
Sire Irish Castle
Dam Comely Nell
Grandsire Bold Ruler
Damsire Commodore
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1973
Country USA
Color Brown
Breeder Eaton Farms & Red Bull
Owner Estéban Rodriguez Tizol
Silks: Red, Black Diamond Frame, Black Sleeves, Black Cap
Trainer Laz Barrera
Record 18: 13-1-4
Earnings $546,536
Bold Forbes is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Comely Nell by Irish Castle. He was born around 1973 in the USA, and was bred by Eaton Farms & Red Bull.
Major wins
Clasico Dia de Los Padre (1975)
Saratoga Special Stakes (1975)
Tremont Stakes (1975)
Wood Memorial Stakes (1976)
Kentucky Derby (1976)
Belmont Stakes (1976)
Bay Shore Stakes (1976)
San Jacinto Stakes (1976)
Vosburgh Stakes (1976)
San Vicente Stakes (1976)
Champion 2-year-old in Puerto Rico
U.S. Champion 3-Year-Old Male (1976)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 24, 2006

Bold Forbes (March 31, 1973 - August 9, 2000) was a thoroughbred racehorse.

Bold Forbes was a colt foaled in Kentucky who raced in Puerto Rico as a two-year-old where he was the 1975 champion. Sent to the United States, he was trained by Laz Barrera and won both the 1976 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes under the renowned Puerto Rican jockey Angel Cordero, Jr.

Bold Forbes arrived at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions, located at Lexington, Kentucky on April 1991 and died August 9, 2000 at the age of 27. There is a memorial dedicated to the horse in the "Memorial of Champions" in the "Hall of Champions".


See also

  • List of famous Puerto Ricans


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