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Captain Sandy

Breed Standardbred [1]
Sire Sandydale (USA)
Grandsire Abbedale (USA)
Dam Waikura (USA)
Damsire Guy Parrish (USA)
Gender Stallion
Foaled 01 Sep 1942
Country Template:Country data NZ
Color Bay
Owner J M Bain (NZ)
Trainer J M Bain (NZ)
Major Wins, Awards and Honors
Major Wins
1953 Inter Dominion Pacing Championship
1950 Inter Dominion Pacing Championship
1949 Auckland Trotting Cup
1948 Auckland Trotting Cup
Infobox last updated on: 2009-04-27.

Captain Sandy was a New Zealand standardbred racehorse. He is notable in that he won two Inter Dominion Pacing Championship races and two Auckland Cups. He was inducted into the Inter Dominion Hall of Fame, being the first horse to win two grand finals of the race. [2]

Captain Sandy ammased a total of over £35,000, breaking the record of the time held by Highland Fling. He was also the highest stakes winner in both Australia and New Zealand. Captain Sandy also set a new world record on a half mile track of 1:59, breaking Greyhound's record established in 1937. [3]


Major race wins

He won the following major races:

See also

External references

Reference list


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