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Comrade (horse)

Sire Bachelors Double
Dam Sourabaya
Grandsire Tredennis
Damsire Spearmint
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1917
Country Great Britain
Color Bay
Breeder Ludwig Neumann
Owner Evremond de Saint-Alary
Trainer Peter Gilpin
Record 8: 6-1-0
Earnings US$79,995 (equivalent)
Comrade is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Sourabaya by Bachelors Double. He was born around 1917 in Great Britain, and was bred by Ludwig Neumann.
Major wins
Trial Stakes (1920)
Grand Prix de Paris (1920)
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1920)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on January 24, 2007

Comrade (1917–1928) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse who won the first-ever running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in 1920.

Owned by the Evremond de Saint-Alary whose stable raced in England and France, Comrade was purchased for only 25 guineas. Trained by the renowned British horse trainer Peter Gilpin, in July 1920 the three-year-old Comrade won the most important race in France at the time, the Grand Prix de Paris. He returned to France in October and was ridden to victory by jockey Frank Bullock in the inaugural running of what is now France's most prestigious race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

According to France Galop, Comrade was the best middle-distance runner of his generation.



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