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Fort Marcy (horse)

Fort Marcy
Sire Amerigo
Dam Key Bridge
Grandsire Nearco
Damsire Princequillo
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1964
Country United States
Color Gray
Breeder Paul Mellon
Owner Rokeby Stables
Trainer J. Elliott Burch
Record 75: 21-18-14
Earnings $1,109,791
Fort Marcy is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Key Bridge by Amerigo. He was born around 1964 in the United States, and was bred by Paul Mellon.
Major wins
Long Branch Stakes (1967)
Washington, D.C. International (1967 & 1970)
Bernard Baruch Handicap (1967)
Tidal Handicap (1967, 1969)
Sunset Handicap (1968)
Stars and Stripes Handicap (1968)
Hollywood Invitational Turf Handicap (1969)
United Nations Handicap (1970)
Man O' War Stakes (1970)
Bowling Green Handicap (1970)
American Champion Male Turf Horse (1967, 1970)
American Co-Champion Male Turf Horse (1968)
American Champion Older Male Horse (1970)
American Co-Champion Horse of the Year (1970)
United States Racing Hall of Fame (1998)
#86 - Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century
Fort Marcy Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 17, 2007

Fort Marcy (1964–1991) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. His grandsire was the important Italian horse, Nearco. In 1970 he earned three Champion titles including Co-Horse of the Year honors. He competed for six years until his retirement at the end of the 1971 racing season.

Fort Marcy died in 1991 at Rokeby Farm in Upperville, Virginia. In 1998, he was voted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.



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