Jockey Club Breeding Bureau Given Omaha: Triple Crown Winner to Serve In Stud at Genesee Valley Farm, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-26


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Jockey Club Breeding Bureau Given Omaha OmahaTriple Triple Crown7 Winner to Serve In Stud at Genesee Valley Farm FarmNEW NEW YORK N Y May 25 William Woodward chairman of The Jockey Club member of the Turf Committee of Amer ¬ ica and master of Belair Stud has donated Omaha to The Jockey Club breeding bureau and the internationally famous staying son of Gallant Fox will serve at the bureaus Genesee Valley Farm FarmOmaha Omaha is perhaps the most distinguished performer ever to serve at the upstate New York establishment In the United States he started 22 times winning nine races finishing second on seven occasions and third twice for a total of 154755 His conquests included the TripleCrown comprising the Kentucky Derby Preakness and Belmont Stakes as well as the Dwyer and Classic ClassicShipped Shipped to England Omaha expanded his fame to international scope when he finished second to the stout filly Quashed in the Ascot Gold Cup of two and a quar ¬ ter miles in 1936 Quashed defeated the Be ¬ lair invader in conclusive and memorable inches after the latters rider had dropped his whip nearly a half mile from the finish finishOmaha Omaha has sired several crops at Clai borne Stud near Paris Ky where Wood ¬ ward has Gallant Fox Johnstown and others of the Sir Gallahad HI strain in service Perhaps Ahamo is smartest of Omahas contributions to racing as a pro ¬ genitor thus far in his career

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