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Mameluke (horse)


Mameluke
Sire Mahmoud
Dam Schwester
Grandsire Blenheim II
Damsire Pennant
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1948
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney
Owner Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney
Trainer Sylvester Veitch
Record 26: 6-0-3
Earnings US$61,675
Summary
Mameluke is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Schwester by Mahmoud. He was born around 1948 in the United States, and was bred by Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney.
Major wins
Blue Grass Stakes (1951)
Metropolitan Handicap (1952)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on June 19, 2010

Mameluke (foaled 1948) was an American Thoroughbred race horse. Bred and raced by Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, he was out of the mare, Schwester, and was sired by the 1936 Epsom Derby winner, Mahmoud who became the Leading sire in North America in 1946 and the Leading broodmare sire in North America in 1957.

Ridden by jockey Raymond Adair, and trained by Sylvester Veitch, Mameluke won a division of the 1951 Blue Grass Stakes [1] but in that year's Kentucky Derby, the horse slowed badly before being pulled up sore and finishing last. [2]

In 1952, Mameluke won the Metropolitan Handicap [3] and ran third in the Suburban Handicap. [4]

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