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Kingston Rule

Kingston Rule
Sire Secretariat
Dam Rose of Kingston
Grandsire Bold Ruler
Damsire Claude
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1986
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder David H. Hains
Owner Mr. & Mrs. David H. Hains
Trainer Bart Cummings
Record 18: 4-4-2
Earnings AUD$1,549,125
Kingston Rule is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Rose of Kingston by Secretariat. He was born around 1986 in the United States, and was bred by David H. Hains.
Major wins
VATC Tommy Woodcock Handicap
VATC H A Currie Handicap
Moonee Valley Cup (1990)
Melbourne Cup (1990)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on 20:50, Friday May 26 2017 (UTC)

Kingston Rule (foaled 1986 in Kentucky) is an American-bred racehorse who raced in Australia where he won the 1990 Melbourne Cup in a record time of 3:16:3. This time still stands as the record today. [1]

Bred and raced by Victoria's David H. Hains, who had bred Kingston Town, Kingston Rule was sired by the famed U.S. Triple Crown Champion, Secretariat, and out of the 1982 Australian Horse of the Year, Rose of Kingston.

Kingston Rule was trained by Bart Cummings and ridden by Darren Beadman in his Melbourne Cup win.

He entered stud in 1991 and as at the end of 2009 has sired 91 winners, including 4 stakes winners.

See also

  • Millionaire Racehorses in Australia



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