Other Wins: Metropolitan H. G1, Washington, D.C. International S. G1, Brooklyn H. G2, Gulfstream Park H. G2, Hawthorne Gold Cup G2, Jerome H. G2, Discovery H. G3, Nassau County H. G3, Choice S., Diamond State H., John B. Campbell H., Lawrence Realization S., Seminole H.
1960 Champion 3yo Male
4X Champion Older Male
Only 5X Horse of the Year in history
First 3yo named Horse of the Year who didn't win a Triple Crown race.
Winner of Handicap Triple Crown in 1961.
U.S. Racing Hall of Fame (1967)
#4-Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century
#1 Gelding Top 100 U.S. of the 20th Century
After retirement, Kelso went on to become a hunter and a show jumper. Kelso died in 1983 & is buried in the cemetery at Allaire du Pont's Woodstock Farm.