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Kaweah Bar

<tr><th>Discipline:</th><td>Racing</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Racing record</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">101-36-17-12, SI-102</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Race earnings</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">$374,577.00</td></tr><tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Racing awards</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">1968 & 1970 World Champion Quarter Running Horse, 1969 & 1971 & 1972 Champion Quarter Running Gelding</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Honors</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame</td></tr><tr style="font-size:80%; font-weight:lighter; text-align:center; color:#555;"><td colspan="2">Horse infobox last updated on: January 12, 2008.</td></tr>
Kaweah Bar
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Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Alamitos Bar

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Three Bars (TB)</td></tr>

Dam: Angie Miss

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Go Man Go</td></tr>

Gender: Gelding
Foaled: 1966
Country: United States
Color: Palomino
Breeder: Hadan Livestock Company
Owner: George Chittick
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Horse (Equus ferus caballus)


Known as the Palomino Express, Kaweah Bar racked up impressive stats on the Quarter Horse racetracks.[1]

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Life

Kaweah Bar was the son of Alamitos Bar and out of Angie Miss. Alamitos Bar was a son of Three Bars (TB). Kaweah Bar's dam was a daughter of Go Man Go.[2]

From 101 starts in eight years, Kaweah Bar won thirty-six races, coming in second seventeen times and third twelve times. He earned an American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA) Race Register of Merit with his highest Speed Index of 102. He earned 273 racing points from the AQHA, entitling him to the title of Superior Race Horse. He was named the World Champion Quarter Running Horse in both 1968 and 1970, with Champion Quarter Running Gelding titles in 1969, 1971 and 1972. In total, he earned $374,577.00 on the racetrack.[3]

He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[4]

Notes

  1. Nye Great Moments in Quarter Racing History p. 222-225
  2. Pedigree of Kaweah Bar from All Breed Pedigree retrieved on July 4, 2007
  3. Wagoner Quarter Racing Digest p. 583
  4. AQHA Hall of Fame accessed on February 3, 2008

Kaweah Bar was elected to the Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2001

References

  • Nye, Nelson C. Great Moments in Quarter Racing History New York:Arco 1983 ISBN 0-668-05304-6
  • Wagoner, Dan Quarter Racing Digest: 1940 to 1976 Grapevine, Texas:Equine Research 1976

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