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Bounding Home

Bounding Home
Sire Espino
Dam Marching Home
Grandsire Negofol
Damsire John P. Grier
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1941
Country United States
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder William Ziegler, Jr.
Owner William Ziegler, Jr.
Trainer Matt Brady
Record 59: 8-9-12
Earnings $110,380
Summary
Bounding Home is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Marching Home by Espino. He was born around 1941 in the United States, and was bred by William Ziegler, Jr..
Major wins
American Classic Race wins:
Belmont Stakes (1944)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 7, 2008

Bounding Home (foaled 1941 in Virginia) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known as the upset winner of the 1944 Belmont Stakes that deprived Pensive of the U.S. Triple Crown.

Bred by foodstuffs manufacturer William Ziegler, Jr. at his Hickory Tree Stable in Middleburg, Virginia, Bounding Home was conditioned for racing by Matt Brady. At age three he had his best year in racing, winning the Belmont Stakes and notably earning second place in three important handicaps, the Jerome, the Peter Pan, and the Lawrence Realization plus a third in the Travers Stakes to winner and 1944 Champion 3-year-old colt, By Jimminy.

An avid yachtsman, William Ziegler, Jr. named his 53-foot racing schooner for the horse.

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