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Carry Back

Carry Back
Sire Saggy
Dam Joppy
Grandsire Swing and Sway
Damsire Star Blen
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1958
Country United States
Color Brown
Breeder Mrs. Katherine Price.
Owner Mrs. Katherine Price. Silks: Blue, Silver Hoops and Sleeves, Blue and Silver cap.
Trainer Jack A. Price
Record 61: 21-11-11
Earnings $1,241,165
Summary
Carry Back is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Joppy by Saggy. He was born around 1958 in the United States, and was bred by Mrs. Katherine Price..
Major wins
Remsen Stakes (1960)
Cowdin Stakes (1960)
Garden State Futurity (1960)
Flamingo Stakes (1961)
Florida Derby (1961)
Kentucky Derby (1961)
Preakness Stakes (1961)
Everglades Stakes (1961)
Jerome Handicap (1961)
Trenton Handicap (1961, 1963)
Metropolitan Handicap (1962)
Monmouth Handicap (1962)
Whitney Stakes (1962)
Awards
U.S. Champion 3-Yr-Old Colt (1961)
Honors
United States Racing Hall of Fame (1975)
#83 - Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century
Interred - Kentucky Derby Museum, Churchill Downs
Carry Back Stakes at Calder Race Course
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on October 5, 2006

Carry Back (1958–1983) was an American Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse with a less than stellar pedigree but who nonetheless won many important graded stakes races including the 1961 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. His racing colors were blue, silver hoops and sleeves. In the Belmont Stakes, Carry Back finished seventh in a nine-horse field, 14 lengths behind winner Sherluck, whom he had soundly beaten in the first two U.S. Triple Crown races.

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