Owner: 1) Santa Anita Stable, 2) Richard Croker Breeder: E. J. State Bred: CA
At 3: Won Brookwood H. (defeating 1895 Preakness & Belmont winner Belmar while giving him 34 lbs.), Culver H. (Gravesend,6F)(under 135 lbs.), Sprinter's H. (Brighton,6F),etc.
2nd Billow S. (Gravesend, 8F)
Record at 3 in USA: 22: 10-7-2
Trainer Henry McDaniel called him his fastest horse.
Raced in U.S. as "Rey del Carreres" (infrequently misspelled as a result of scanned document "Rey del Caredas"). Exported to England where his name was changed to Americus, he was a SW there as well. He was the sire of Americus Girl, ancestor of Mumtaz Mahal.
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