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Sire Noholme
Dam Abla-Jay
Grandsire Star Kingdom
Damsire Double Jay
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1965
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Verna Lea Farms
Owner Gene Goff
Trainer J. Bert Sonnier
Record 42: 13-11-5
Earnings US$846,749
Nodouble is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Abla-Jay by Noholme. He was born around 1965 in the United States, and was bred by Verna Lea Farms.
Major wins
Arkansas Derby (1968)
Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (1968, 1969)
Michigan Mile And One-Eighth Handicap (1968)
Brooklyn Handicap (1969)
Californian Stakes (1969)
Santa Anita Handicap (1969)
Metropolitan Handicap (1970)
San Pasqual Handicap (1970)
American Co-Champion Older Male Horse
(1969, 1970)
Leading sire in North America (1981)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Nodouble (1965-1990) was a two-time Champion American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by oilman Gene Goff’s Verna Lea Farms in Fayetteville, Arkansas, he was out of the mare, Abla-Jay. Damsire Double Jay was the 1946 American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt and a four-time Leading broodmare sire in North America. Nodouble's Australian-bred sire, Noholme, was the 1959 Australian Horse of the Year who took nearly a full second off the race record in winning the prestigious Cox Plate. Noholme was purchased in July of 1960 by Gene Goff and brought to the United States where he raced until being retired to stud.

Trained by Bert Sonnier, at age two Nodouble was competitive in stakes races for his age group but did not record a significant win. As a three-year-old he began to blossom into a consistently good runner. Nodouble had not been nominated for the 1968 U.S. Triple Crown series but after he won the Arkansas Derby [1] owner Goff paid a supplementary fee to enter the colt in the second leg, the Preakness Stakes. Nodouble finished third behind winner, Forward Pass and went on that year to win the first of two straight editions of the Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap and to defeat the great Damascus in the Michigan Mile And One-Eighth Handicap.

Racing at age four and five, Nodouble earned American Co-Champion Older Male Horse honors in both years. His major wins included the richest race in California, the 1969 Santa Anita Handicap after earlier having won the Strub Stakes but disqualified to second place. In addition, he ran second to Arts and Letters in the 1969 Woodward Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup and Metropolitan Handicap. Racing in California in 1970, Nodouble won the San Pasqual Handicap and in New York, he won the 1970 Brooklyn and Metropolitan Handicaps.

At the end of October 1970 Gene Goff retired Nodouble and in 1971 he began his first year at stud in California. Initially, he met with little success but by 1981 his progeny made him that year's Leading sire in North America. Some of Nodouble's prominent offspring includes:

Nodouble died in 1990 having sired 91 stakes race winners, and was the broodmare sire of 89 stakes race winners.



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