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Scottish Chieftain (horse)

Scottish Chieftain
Sire Inverness
Dam Miss Darebin
Grandsire Cymbal
Damsire Darebin
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1894
Country United States
Color Dark Bay
Breeder Marcus Daly
Owner Marcus Daly
Trainer Matt Byrnes
Record Not found
Earnings Not found
Summary
Scottish Chieftain is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Miss Darebin by Inverness. He was born around 1894 in the United States, and was bred by Marcus Daly.
Major wins
American Classic Race wins:
Belmont Stakes (1897)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on May 31, 2007

Scottish Chieftain (foaled in 1894) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who is the only horse bred in the state of Montana to ever win the Belmont Stakes, an American Classic Race.

Owned and bred by Marcus Daly, one of the wealthy Montana Copper Kings, Scottish Chieftain was trained by Matt Byrnes and ridden by jockey J. Scherrer when he won the 1897 Belmont Stakes. While information of his racing career is limited, it is reported that he also won the Spring Handicap and had a second-place finish in the Tidal Stakes at Sheepshead Bay Race Track.

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