|Owner||King Ranch - Silks: Brown, White Running W, Brown Bar on White Sleeves, Brown & White Cap|
|Middleground is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Verguenza by Bold Venture. He was born around 1947 in the United States, and was bred by King Ranch.|
Hopeful Stakes (1949)
Kentucky Derby (1950)
Belmont Stakes (1950)
U.S. Champion 3-Yr-Old Colt (1951)|
United States Horse of the Year (1951)
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
|Last updated on August 9, 2007|
Ridden by 16-year-old apprentice jockey Bill Boland, and trained by Max Hirsch, both future U.S. Hall of Fame inductees, Middleground won the 1950 Kentucky Derby, finished second to Hill Prince after a rough trip in the Preakness Stakes, and won the Belmont Stakes.
Middleground died in 1972, and the gravesite is on the King Ranch, in Kingsville, Texas.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Grave Matters Farm Index North America" (horse graves), Thoroughbred Heritage, 2005, webpage: TB-Graves.