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Sire Teddy Wrack
Dam Forsworn
Grandsire Bull Dog
Damsire Bachelor's Double
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1943
Country Canada
Color Chestnut
Breeder Woodlands Investments Ltd.
Owner Parkwood Stable
Trainer Arthur Brent
Record 169: 30-21-27
Earnings $100,315
Kingarvie is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Forsworn by Teddy Wrack. He was born around 1943 in Canada, and was bred by Woodlands Investments Ltd..
Major wins

Coronation Futurity Stakes (1945)
Mrs. Orpen's Cup And Saucer Handicap (1945)
Clarendon Plate (1945)
Plate Trial Stakes (1946)
Canadian Championship Stakes (1946)
King Edward Gold Cup (1947)
Hallandale Handicap (1947)
Cattarinich Memorial Handicap (1950)

Canadian Classic Race wins:
King's Plate (1946)
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (1976)
Kingarvie Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Kingarvie (1943-1955) was a Canadian Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse. Owned and bred by the renowned automobile pioneer, Col. Sam McLaughlin, he was out of the mare, Forsworn. He was sired by Teddy Wrack who was a son of Bull Dog, a Champion American sire whose progeny included the very important Bull Lea. [1]

Trained by Arthur Brent, in his first two races at age two Kingarvie was beaten by fellow future Hall of Fame inductee, Windfields. He then went on a ten-race winning streak that extended into 1946 which included the 87th running of the King's Plate when jockey Johnny Dewhurst rode him to victory. The King's Plate is Canada's most prestigious race.

A gelding, Kingarvie continued racing until 1953 when he was retired at age ten. He retired as the first Canadian horse to earn $100,000.

In January of 1955, Kingarvie suffered injuries during training at Gulfstream Park and had to be euthanized. [2] In 1976 he was part of the inaugural class inducted in the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. [3]



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