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Glad Rags II

Sire High Hat
Dam Dryad
Grandsire Hyperion
Damsire Panorama
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1963
Country Great Britain
Color Chestnut
Owner Alice du Pont Mills
Trainer Vincent O'Brien
Record 7: 3-0-2
Horse is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Dryad by High Hat. He was born around 1963 in Great Britain.
Major wins

Railway Stakes (1965)

British Classic Race wins:
1,000 Guineas Stakes (1966)
Irish Champion 2-Year-Old Filly (1965)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Glad Rags (foaled 1963 in Great Britain) is a Thoroughbred racehorse best known for giving renowned trainer Vincent O'Brien his only win in the British Classic 1,000 Guineas Stakes.[1]

Glad Rags was owned by American Alice du Pont Mills, a member of the prominent Du Pont family who was an advisory trustee to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame at Saratoga Springs, New York, and a director of the American Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.[2]

Following her retirement from racing, Glad Rags was sent to the United States to serve as a broodmare. She produced eleven foals by preeminent stallions Alydar, Buckpasser, Hoist The Flag, Native Dancer, Nijinsky, Raise a Native, Sir Ivor.[3]



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