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Merry Ruler

Merry Ruler
Sire Grey Sovereign
Dam Queen of Song
Grandsire Nasrullah
Damsire King Salmon
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1968
Country Great Britain
Color Brown
Breeder A. S. Smith
Owner Harry Freylinghuysen
Trainer Edward J. Yowell
Record 64: 20-8-15
Earnings US$293,348
Merry Ruler is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Queen of Song by Grey Sovereign. He was born around 1968 in Great Britain, and was bred by A. S. Smith.
Major wins
Bay Shore Handicap (1961)
Ventnor Turf Handicap (1961)
Swift Stakes (1961)
Carter Handicap (1962)
Gravesend Handicap (1962)
Toboggan Handicap (1962)
Rumson Handicap (1963)
Sport Page Handicap (1963)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Merry Ruler (foaled 1958 in England) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who competed successfully in the United States. A great grandson of the very important sire, Nearco, he was raced by Harry Freylinghuysen, owner of Merrybrook Farm in Far Hills, New Jersey.

Trained by Eddie Yowel, Merry Ruler competed for three years, winning major races at tracks in New Jersey and New York. In May 1962 he equaled the Aqueduct track record in winning the Carter Handicap then in July set a new track record while winning the Gravesend Handicap.



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