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Shuvee

Shuvee
Sire Nashua
Dam Levee
Grandsire Nasrullah
Damsire Hill Prince
Gender Filly
Foaled 1966
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder Whitney A. Stone
Owner Anne Minor Stone
(Silks: Gold, Blue Hoops, Blue Sleeves, Gold Hoops, Gold Cap)
Trainer Willard C. Freeman
Record 44: 16-10-6
Earnings $890,445
Summary
Shuvee is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Levee by Nashua. She was born around 1966 in the United States, and was bred by Whitney A. Stone.
Major wins
Frizette Stakes (1968)
Selima Stakes (1968)
Coaching Club American Oaks (1969)
Mother Goose Stakes (1969)
Acorn Stakes (1969)
Alabama Stakes (1969)
Cotillion Handicap (1969)
Ladies Handicap (1969)
Beldame Stakes (1970)
Diana Handicap (1970, 1971)
Top Flight Handicap (1970, 1971)
Jockey Club Gold Cup (1970, 1971)
Awards
2nd U.S. Filly Triple Crown Champion (1969)
U.S. Champion Older Mare (1970 & 1971)
Honors
United States Racing Hall of Fame (1975)
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame (1977)
#70 - Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century
Shuvee Handicap at Belmont Park
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on November 23, 2007

Shuvee (1966-1986) was an American Thoroughbred Champion Hall of Fame racehorse who was the second filly to ever win the U.S. Filly Triple Crown. A daughter of Hall of Famer Nashua, a descendant of Nearco, Shuvee's damsire was another Hall of Famer Hill Prince who in turn was a son of the important sire Princequillo.

Beating the colts

In addition to winning the Triple Tiara, in 1970 Shuvee became the only filly to ever defeat colts in the grueling two-mile-long Jockey Club Gold Cup. Just to demonstrate how good she was, future Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte, and 1973 Triple Crown winner aboard Secretariat, guided her to a seven-length repeat victory in 1971.

After winning her second straight Eclipse Award for Outstanding Older Female Horse, Shuvee retired at the end of the 1971 racing season having established a career earnings record for fillies. As a broodmare, she had only modest success.

In 1975, Shuvee was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame where her portrait by equine artist Richard Stone Reeves can been seen in the Museum's collection. On its creation in 1977, she was voted into the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum.

Pedigree of Shuvee
Sire
Nashua
Nasrullah Nearco Pharos
Nogara
Mumtaz Begum Blenheim
Mumtaz Mahal
Segula Johnstown Jamestown
La France
Sekhmet Sardanapale
Prosopopee
Dam
Levee
Hill Prince Princequillo Prince Rose
Cosquilla
Hildene Bubbling Over
Fancy Racquet
Bourtai Stimulus Ultimus
Hurakan
Escutcheon Sir Gallahad
Affection

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