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Roman Brother

Roman Brother
Sire Third Brother
Dam Roman Zephyr
Grandsire Princequillo
Damsire Roman
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1961
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Ocala Stud Farm
Owner Harbor View Farm
Trainer Burley Parke
Record 42: 16-10-5
Earnings $943,473
Roman Brother is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Roman Zephyr by Third Brother. He was born around 1961 in the United States, and was bred by Ocala Stud Farm.
Major wins
Champagne Stakes (1963)
Jersey Derby (1964)
American Derby (1964)
Everglades Stakes (1964)
Discovery Handicap (1964)
Bahamas Stakes (1964)
Jockey Club Gold Cup (1965)
Woodward Stakes (1965)
Manhattan Handicap (1965)
American Champion Older Male Horse (1965)
Co-American Horse of the Year (1965)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Roman Brother (foaled in 1961 in Florida) was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse.

Owned by Louis Wolfson's Harbor View Farm, he was trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Burley Parke. As a two-year-old, Roman Brother's best results were a second to Hurry to Market in the Garden State Stakes and a win in the Champagne Stakes. In the following spring of 1964, leading up to the U.S. Triple Crown series, he won the Bahamas and Everglades Stakes at Hialeah Park in Florida then was second to Hill Rise in the Derby Trial Stakes at Churchill Downs in Kentucky. In the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes he finished fourth and fifth respectively to winner, Northern Dancer, and in the Belmont Stakes was second behind winner, Quadrangle. Roman Brother was a very small horse, weighing in just before the Belmont Stakes at 889 pounds. [1]

Roman Brother went on to win several important races in 1964 including the American Derby at Arlington Park and set a new Rockingham Park track record in winning the New Hampshire Sweepstakes. In 1965, Roman Brother's wins included the prestigious Jockey Club Gold Cup and Woodward Stakes. His performance that year earned him American Champion Older Male Horse honors plus Co-Horse of The Year with Moccasin.



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