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Ordeal (horse)

ORDEAL
Breed Standardbred
Sire Light Brigade (USA)
Dam Arizona (NZ)
Damsire
Gender Mare
Foaled 01 Sep 1957
Country 22x20px New Zealand
Color Bay
Breeder Arthur Nicholl
Owner Mrs L M & W A Bradley
Trainer F G Holmes
Infobox last updated on: 2009-04-27.


Ordeal was a New Zealand standardbred racehorse. A notable achievement was winning the Rowe Cup, the top event in New Zealand for trotting horses. [1] Ordeal was considered the top trotter in New Zealand in the 1960s, but had moderate success in the United States. She was the first ever trotter to break the 2:00 mile barrier in New Zealand.

Ordeal won the following major races:

She was an inaugural inductee into the New Zealand Trotting Hall of Fame with the immortals Caduceus, Cardigan Bay, Harold Logan, Highland Fling and Johnny Globe.

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