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Sir Bear

Sir Bear
Sire Sir Leon
Dam Spicy Pearl
Grandsire Private Account
Damsire Bet Big
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1993
Country United States
Color Dark Bay
Breeder Dr. Al Smollin
Owner Barbara Smollin
Trainer Ralph Ziadie
Record 71-19-12-14
Earnings $2,536,922
Summary
Sir Bear is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Spicy Pearl by Sir Leon. He was born around 1993 in the United States, and was bred by Dr. Al Smollin.
Major wins
Thistledown Handicap (1998)
Excelsior Handicap (1998)
Skip Away Handicap (1998, 1999, 2002)
Cigar Mile Handicap (1998)
Metropolitan Handicap (1999)
Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2000)
Texas Mile Stakes (2000)
Gulfstream Park Handicap (2001)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 30, 2007

Sir Bear (foaled 1993 in Florida) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse who got better as he grew older and raced successfully until retiring at age ten.

He was bred by Florida veterinarian, Dr. Al Smollin, and raced by his wife, Barbara. He was trained by Jamaica native Ralph Ziadie from a base at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens.

Sir Bear raced in Florida and also competed at racetracks from Ohio to the East Coast of the United States. A multiple Grade I winner, his victories include the 1998 Cigar Mile Handicap and the 1999 Metropolitan Handicap. In 2002, at age nine, he won his third Skip Away Handicap by defeating Preakness Stakes winner, Red Bullet.

Sir Bear made his last start at age ten on January 25, 2003 in the Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.

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