California Chrome Was Flashy From the Start
From the time he was a foal at Harris Farms in California's Central Valley, California Chrome made sure people noticed him. With his flashy markings, the chestnut colt was easy to spot, but he seemed to seek out attention.
Native Dancer (March 27, 1950 - November 16, 1967), nicknamed the Grey Ghost, was one of the most celebrated and accomplished Thoroughbred racehorses in history and was the first horse made famous through the medium of television. As a two-year-old, he was undefeated in his nine starts for earnings of $230,495, a record for a two-year-old. During his three years of racing, he won 21 of 22 starts.
John Henry: Twice Horse of the Year
This biography of two time Horse of the Year John Henry is part of the Unofficial Thoroughbred Hall of Fame. Horse racing fans, students of pedigree, and history buffs will enjoy this website, which includes the biographies of many great thoroughbreds, as well as information on Eclipse Awards, Horse of the Year, Classic winners, and Hall of Fame members. Also has an extensive database.