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Sky Jack

Sky Jack
Sire Jaklin Klugman
Dam Sky Captive
Grandsire Orbit Ruler
Damsire Skywalker
Gender Gelding
Foaled 1996
Country United States
Color Roan
Breeder Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds, Inc.
Owner Rene & Margie Lambert
Trainer Douglas F. O'Neill
Record 18: 10-2-2
Earnings $1,115,127
Summary
Sky Jack is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Sky Captive by Jaklin Klugman. He was born around 1996 in the United States, and was bred by Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds, Inc..
Major wins
California Cup Classic (2000)
Native Diver Handicap (2000)
Mervyn Leroy Handicap (2002)
Hollywood Gold Cup (2002)
Longacres Mile Handicap (2003)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on October 1 2007

Sky Jack (foaled April 18, 1996 in California) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred and raced by Rene and Margie Lambert, he was sired by Jaklin Klugman and out of the mare Sky Captive, a daughter of the 1986 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Skywalker.

After a successful season in 2000, Sky Jack incurred a knee injury that required multiple surgeries. In addition, he suffered from bouts of colic, all of which kept him out of racing until September 2002. Having recovered from death-threatening illnesses, the gelding enjoyed his most successful season, winning the Grade II Mervyn Leroy Handicap and the prestigious Grade I Hollywood Gold Cup. In winning the 2003 Longacres Mile Handicap, Sky Jack set the record for the both the fastest time and widest margin of victory.

Due to a recurring knee problem, Sky Jack was retired in November 2003 to his owners' farm near Temecula, California.

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