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Santa Claus (horse)

Santa Claus
Sire Chamossaire
Dam Aunt Clara
Grandsire Precipitation
Damsire Arctic Prince
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1961
Country United Kingdom
Color Bay
Breeder Stallion
Owner John Ismay
Trainer Mick Rogers
Record 7: 4-2-0
Earnings US$387,124 (equivalent)
Santa Claus is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Aunt Clara by Chamossaire. He was born around 1961 in United Kingdom, and was bred by Stallion.
Major wins
National Stakes (1963)
Epsom Derby (1964)
Irish Derby (1964)
Irish 2,000 Guineas (1964)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on January 24, 2007

Santa Claus (1961-1970) was a Thoroughbred racehorse owned by John Ismay who raced in Ireland, England, and France.

Among Santa Claus's wins were the 1963 National Stakes for two-year-olds at the Curragh and in 1964 he won the Epsom Derby, the Irish Derby and the Irish 2,000 Guineas. He also finished second in that year's King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Santa Claus was retired in 1965 to stand at stud in Ireland. He died a few years later having sired only a few horses.



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