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Oversight (horse)

Oversight
Sire Halma
Dam First Sight
Grandsire Hanover
Damsire Isinglass
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1906
Country France
Color Bay
Breeder Haras du Quesnay
Owner William Kissam Vanderbilt
Trainer William B. Duke
Record 26: 16-5-2
Earnings US$117,895 (equivalent)
Summary
Oversight is a thoroughbred racehorse out of First Sight by Halma. He was born around 1906 in France, and was bred by Haras du Quesnay.
Major wins
Prix de la Salamandre (1908)
Prix Daru (1909)
Prix Lupin (1909)
Prix du President de la Republique (1910)
Prix Jean Prat (1910)
Prix de la Jonchere (1910)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Oversight (foaled 1906 in Calvados Lower Normandy) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by American sportsman William Kissam Vanderbilt at his Haras du Quesnay stud farm, he was out of the mare, First Sight, a daughter of the 1893 English Triple Crown champion, Isinglass. His sire was Halma, winner of the 1895 Kentucky Derby whom Vanderbilt bought in 1901 in the United States from Charles Fleischmann Sons. [1]

Racing from age two through four, Oversight won important French races such as Prix du President de la Republique and the Prix Jean Prat before being retired to stud where he was not successful as a sire.

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