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Roman Line (horse)

Roman Line
Sire Roman
Dam Lurline B.
Grandsire Sir Gallahad III
Damsire Alibhai
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1959
Country United States
Color Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder Duntreath Farm
Owner T. Allie Grissom
Trainer Vester R. Wright
Earnings US$ not found
Summary
Roman Line is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Lurline B. by Roman. He was born around 1959 in the United States, and was bred by Duntreath Farm.
Major wins
Breeders' Futurity (1961)
Forerunner Stakes (1962)
Derby Trial Stakes (1962)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on 22:24, Saturday December 10 2016 (UTC)

Roman Line (foaled 1959) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. Trained by Tennessee Wright, the colt won the 1962 Derby Trial Stakes by six lengths at Churchill Downs [1] then in U.S. Triple Crown series finished second by a neck in record time to Decidedly in the Kentucky Derby and third to Greek Money in the Preakness Stakes.

Roman Line's racing career was cut short by a training injury at Monmouth Park Racetrack on June 11, 1962. [2] Retired to stud duty he met with reasonable success as the sire of a number of race/stakes winners. [3]

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