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Louis Quatorze (horse)

Louis Quatorze
Sire Sovereign Dancer
Dam On To Royalty
Grandsire Northern Dancer
Damsire On To Glory
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1993
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder George Hoffman
Owner William J. Condren
A syndicate
Trainer Nicholas P. Zito
Record 18: 7-5-1
Earnings $2,054,434
Summary
Louis Quatorze is a thoroughbred racehorse out of On To Royalty by Sovereign Dancer. He was born around 1993 in the United States, and was bred by George Hoffman.
Major wins

Jim Dandy Stakes (1996)
Hal's Hope Handicap (1997)
Ben Ali Stakes (1997)
Creme Fraiche Handicap (1997)


American Classic Race wins:
Preakness Stakes (1996)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 15, 2007

Louis Quatorze (foaled 1993) is an American thoroughbred stallion racehorse. He was sired by Sovereign Dancer, who in turn was a son of the great 1964 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, Northern Dancer out of the mare, On To Royalty.

Trained by Nick Zito, he had four starts at age 2, coming in second in the Hopeful Stakes and the Futurity Stakes.

At three, however, ridden by Pat Day, he equalled the record time of 1:53 2/5 set by Tank's Prospect in 1985 by taking the lead over a fast track in the 1996 Preakness Stakes.

Later that year, he placed second to Alphabet Soup in the Breeder's Cup Classic, defeating the great Cigar, who came in third.

Retirement

Louis Quatorze currently stands at stud at Murmur Farm in Darlington, Maryland. Among his offspring, he has sired graded stakes race winners Repent, Choctaw Nation, and Bushfire.

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