KINGS SWAN (USA) b. G, 1980
DP = 17-11-8-18-0 (54) DI = 1.45 CD = 0.50 - 107 Starts, 31 Wins, 19 Places, 18 Shows Career Earnings: $1,924,845
Owner: A. Akman Breeder: Mrs. D. K. Kerr State Bred: KY Winnings: 107 Starts: 31 - 19 - 18, $1,924,845
Won Aqueduct H. (G3), Assault H. (G3), Vosburgh (G1), Bold Ruler, Tom Fool, Boojum H. (G3), Westchester, etc.
2nd Met Mile, Carter, etc.
Claimed in 1985 for $80,000 by trainer Dick Dutrow, 'the King' was one of NY's most beloved performers, training on until age ten, and winning many big races along the way,including vintage renewals of the 1986 Vosburgh and 1988 Bold Ruler.
Pensioned and residing in upstate NY.Died Feburary 7th,2006 at Mid Atlantic Equine Center. After suffering a broken leg from being kicked by another horse. He was nursed by his exercise rider Jeannie Uhl.
Rest in Peace, beautiful soul.