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Whimsical (horse)

Whimsical
Sire Orlando
Dam Kismet
Grandsire Orme
Damsire Hindoo
Gender Filly
Foaled 1903
Country United States
Color Chestnut
Breeder Raceland Stud
Owner T. J. Gaynor
Trainer T. J. Gaynor
Record Not Found
Earnings Not Found
Summary
Whimsical is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Kismet by Orlando. She was born around 1903 in the United States, and was bred by Raceland Stud.
Major wins
American Classic Race wins:
Preakness Stakes (1906)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 23, 2007

Whimsical (foaled 1903 at Raceland Stud in Kentucky) was an American thoroughbred filly racehorse. She was sired by the great stakes winner Orlando, out of the mare, Kismet, who was sired by United States Racing Hall of Fame stallion, Hindoo.

Whimsical is best known as the second filly to ever win the Preakness Stakes. After placing second in the Champagne Stakes as a two year old, she won the Preakness in a time of 1:45 by 4 lengths over Content and Larabie.

The Whimsical Stakes at Pimlico Race Course is a 6 furlong race named for her and is raced on Preakness weekend.

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