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Rosemont (horse)

Sire The Porter
Dam Garden Rose
Grandsire Sweep
Damsire Colin
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1932
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder William duPont, Jr.
Owner Foxcatcher Farms
Trainer Richard E. Handlen
Record 23: 7-6-3
Earnings US$168,750
Rosemont is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Garden Rose by The Porter. He was born around 1932 in the United States, and was bred by William duPont, Jr..
Major wins
Eastern Shore Handicap (1934)
Withers Stakes (1935)
Narragansett Special (1936)
San Antonio Handicap (1937)
Santa Anita Handicap (1937)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Rosemont (foaled 1932 in Virginia) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known for his win in the 1937 Santa Anita Handicap, defeating Seabiscuit, a scene used in the 2003 motion picture Seabiscuit. [1]

Listed as being bred by William duPont, Jr., Rosemont was actually purchased at a dispersal sale when his dam was still in foal. He was raced under du'Pont's Foxcatcher Farm banner and trainer by Richard E. Handlen. Among his other wins, Rosemont defeated Triple Crown winner Omaha in winning the 1935 Withers Stakes. [2]

Following his retirement from racing, Rosemont stood at stud at William duPont's Walnut Hall Farm near Boyce, Virginia where he was foaled in 1932. [1] Of his progeny, Rosemont is best known as the sire of U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Bed O' Roses and as the damsire of Berlo, the 1960 American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly.



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