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Reviewer (horse)

Sire Bold Ruler
Dam Broadway
Grandsire Nasrullah
Damsire Hasty Road
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1966
Country United States
Color Dark Bay
Breeder Ogden Phipps
Owner Ogden Phipps
Trainer Edward A. Neloy
Record 13: 9-3-1
Earnings US$247,223
Reviewer is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Broadway by Bold Ruler. He was born around 1966 in the United States, and was bred by Ogden Phipps.
Major wins
Sapling Stakes (1968)
Saratoga Special Stakes (1968)
Bay Shore Stakes (1969)
Swift Stakes (1969)
Roseben Handicap (1970)
Nassau County Handicap (1970)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Reviewer (1966-1977) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known as the sire of the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame filly, Ruffian.

Foaled in Kentucky, the dark bay colt was owned and bred by Ogden Phipps. A son of Bold Ruler, the very important Champion sire, his damsire Hasty Road won the 1954 Preakness Stakes.

Trained by Hall of Fame inductee Edward A. Neloy, in 1970 the then four-year-old Reviewer set a new Belmont Park track record of 1:46 4/5 for 1⅛ miles in winning the Nassau County Handicap. Reviewer finished his racing career with a record of 13: 9-3-1, and he won $247,223.

Ruffian was foaled in his first crop. The filly was euthanized in 1975 when she broke a leg. This ran in the family, because in a paddock accident at Claiborne Farm, Reviewer broke his leg and had to be euthanized. Shenanigans, Ruffian's mother, was euthanized on May 21, 1977 when she broke two legs after waking from an intestinal surgery. Though not a Champion, Reviewer will always be remembered as the sire of the great Ruffian. Among his other progeny, Reviewer sired the good runners Revidere (b. 1973) and Drama Critic (b. 1974).



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