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Successor (horse)

Sire Bold Ruler
Dam Misty Morn
Grandsire Nasrullah
Damsire Princequillo
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1964
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Wheatley Stable
Owner Wheatley Stable
Trainer Edward A. Neloy
Record 25: 7-6-6
Earnings US$532,254
Successor is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Misty Morn by Bold Ruler. He was born around 1964 in the United States, and was bred by Wheatley Stable.
Major wins
Champagne Stakes (1966)
Tremont Stakes (1966)
Garden State Stakes (1966)
Lawrence Realization Stakes (1967)
American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (1966)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Successor (1964-1971) was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. He was bred and raced by Gladys Phipps and her brother Ogden L. Mills under their Wheatley Stable banner. A full brother to Bold Lad, his sire was eight-time Leading sire in North America, Bold Ruler and his dam was the Champion racing mare, Misty Morn.

The American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt of 1966, among his wins, Successor defeated Dr. Fager to earn a victiory in the Champagne Stakes. After winning the Garden State Stakes in November, Successor did not race again until March 13, 1967 when he ran out of the money in the Swift Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack. Unplaced in the Blue Grass Stakes, Successor finished sixth to winner Proud Clarion in the Kentucky Derby. The colt went on to earn two seconds and two third-place finishes in major races that year and scored a win on October 18 in the 1 5/8 mile Lawrence Realization Stakes.

Retired to stud duty, Successor died prematurely after only a few years at age seven. Among his limited progeny, Right Honorable won the Del Mar Derby.

Pedigree of Successor
Bold Ruler
Nasrullah Nearco Pharos
Mumtaz Begum Blenheim
Mumtaz Mahal
Miss Disco Discovery Display
Outdone Pompey
Sweep Out
Misty Morn
Princequillo Prince Rose Rose Prince
Cosquilla Papyrus
Quick Thought
Grey Flight Mahmoud Blenheim
Mah Mahal
Planetoid Ariel
La Chica



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