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Closing Argument (horse)

Closing Argument
Sire Successful Appeal
Dam Mrs. Greeley
Grandsire Valid Appeal
Damsire Mr. Greeley
Gender Stallion
Foaled 2002
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder France & Irwin J. Weiner
Owner Philip & Marcia Cohen
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin
Record 9: 3-3-2
Earnings US$986,984
Closing Argument is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Mrs. Greeley by Successful Appeal. He was born around 2002 in the United States, and was bred by France & Irwin J. Weiner.
Major wins
Holy Bull Stakes (2005)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Closing Argument (born April 4, 2002 in Florida) is a retired Thoroughbred racehorse. After winning the 2005 Holy Bull Stakes and finishing third in the Blue Grass Stakes, he competed in the Kentucky Derby. Ridden by jockey Cornelio Velasquez, he was sent off at odds of 71-1 and came in 2nd place.

He was retired for 2006 with a record of 3-3-2 in nine career starts and earnings of $986,984. Closing Argument stood at stud at Sequel Stallion in Ocala, Florida until 2008 when he was moved to Hill 'n' Dale Farms in Lexington, Kentucky.



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