High Voltage (horse)
|Trainer||James E. Fitzsimmons|
|High Voltage is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Dynamo by Ambiorix. She was born around 1952 in the United States, and was bred by Wheatley Stable.|
Colleen Stakes (1954)|
Matron Stakes (1954)
National Stallion Stakes Fillies Division (1954)
Selima Stakes (1954)
Rosedale Stakes (1954)
Acorn Stakes (1955)
Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (1955)
Coaching Club American Oaks (1955)
Delaware Oaks (1955)
Vineland Handicap (1955)
|American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly (1954)|
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
|Last updated on January 12, 2010|
Bred and raced by Gladys Mills Phipps' Wheatley Stable, High Voltage was conditioned for racing by legendary U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer, Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons. En route to her two-year-old Championship, High Voltage won five stakes races, including the Matron Stakes in which she defeated Lalun.
At age three, High Voltage won five more stakes races, notably taking the 1955 Acorn Stakes and again defeating Lalun in winning the Coaching Club American Oaks.  In spite of her strong performances in 1955, High Voltage finished behind stablemate Misty Morn in the balloting for American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly honors.
Retired to broodmare duty, High Voltage was bred to the very best stallions in the United States. She produced five foals by Wheatley Stable's Bold Ruler as well as one with their Bold Lad. Two of her foals were sired by Princequillo, one by Ribot, and another by Court Martial. However, her progeny met with modest success in racing but a stakes-winning son, Bold Commander, by Bold Ruler, set a Laurel Park Racecourse for 8.5 furlongs and went on to sire 1970 Kentucky Derby winner, Dust Commander.