PRINCEQUILLO (IRE) b. H, 1940
DP = 0-0-21-1-2 (24) DI = 0.78 CD = -0.21 - 33 Starts, 12 Wins, 5 Places, 7 Shows Career Earnings: $96,550
Owner: Anthony Pelleteri, Boone Hall Stable Breeder: Laudy L. Lawrence State Bred: IR Winnings: 33 Starts: 12 - 5 - 7, $96,550
At 3: 1st: Saratoga Cup (NTR), Saratoga H., Jockey Club Gold Cup H. 2nd: Whitney H. 3rd: Empire City H., Dwyer S
At 4: 1st: Merchants' and Citizens' H., Questionnaire H. 2nd: Whitney H.
Saratoga Race Course record for 1¾ miles
Leading sire in North America (1957 & 1958)
Leading broodmare sire in North America (1966-1973, 1976)
Leading broodmare sire in Britain & Ireland (1971)
Smuggled through German blockades as a weanling and imported to the U.S. Claimed at 2 by Horatio Luro for Audrey Emory and Prince Dimitri Djordjadze for $2500. The Hancocks bought him in 1943 and stood him at their Ellerslie Farm in Virginia until 1946 when he moved to Claiborne. He had the unique ability to correct almost any leg or soundness problem in the mares he bred. Carried the X Factor heart. Princequillo died of a heart attack in 1964 and is buried at Claiborne Farm.