Is Easy Goer still alive?

Is Easy Goer still alive?

Easy Goer collapsed and died on May 12, 1994. He sired 107 winners, 9 stakes winners, 16 stakes horses from 136 foals.

Who won the 1989 Belmont Stakes?

Easy Goer
1989 Belmont Stakes Easy Goer not only proved that he could compete with the top horse in the field, but that he could dominate on any given race day. The colt won the race by a whopping eight lengths and finished with the second fastest time in race history.

What jockey has won the most races in one day?

jockey Eddie Castro
From 10 rides, Moreira fell short by one of equalling what is believed to be the world record – nine wins on June 4, 2005, by American jockey Eddie Castro at Calder racetrack in Florida.

Who trained Easy Goer?

Claude R. “Shug” McGaughey III
It was also the second-fastest Belmont in history, behind only the record performance of Secretariat in 1973. Easy Goer was the first two-year-old champion to win a Triple Crown race since Spectacular Bid in 1979….

Easy Goer
Owner Ogden Phipps
Trainer Claude R. “Shug” McGaughey III
Record 20: 14-5-1
Earnings $4,873,770

Did Sunday Silence win the Triple Crown?

In 1989, Sunday Silence became the fourth horse since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978 to win the first two legs, only to fall short in the 1½-mile Belmont Stakes. Four horses have done it since, including War Emblem this summer.

Who trained Sunday Silence?

Charlie Whittingham

Sunday Silence
Owner H-G-W Partners Racing colors: Gray, yellow sash, sleeves and cap
Trainer Charlie Whittingham
Record 14: 9–5–0
Earnings $4,968,554

Who beat Sunday Silence in the Belmont?

Easy Goer defeated Sunday Silence by eight lengths in the Belmont and finished second to him in the Kentucky Derby by two and a half lengths, Preakness by a nose and Breeders’ Cup Classic by a neck. Both horses were later voted into the American Hall of Fame.

Which jockey has most races?

Russell Baze
With ten championships, Russell Baze has won the title more than any other jockey.

Who is the greatest jockey of all time?


Rank Jockey Name 1st
1 Russell A. Baze 12,842
2 Laffit A. Pincay, Jr. 9,530
3 William Shoemaker 8,833
4 Pat Day 8,803

What was Easy Goer’s fastest mile on dirt?

Easy Goer. Easy Goer also ran the fastest mile on dirt by any three-year-old in the history of Thoroughbred racing with a time of 1:32 2/5, which was a second faster than Secretariat’s stakes record, and one-fifth of a second off of the world record set by Dr. Fager in 1968.

Who is Easy Goer and what did he win?

Easy Goer is one of only two horses to win the Champagne, Belmont, and Travers. He is also one of only two horses to notch a Belmont Stakes, Whitney and Travers triple, and the only one to do so in the same year.

What was Easy Goer’s speed in the Belmont Stakes?

Easy Goer’s Beyer Speed Figure of 122 for the 1989 Belmont Stakes (USA-I) remains the highest such figure for a Triple Crown race since Andrew Beyer began releasing his speed figures in 1987. At Claiborne, Easy Goer was given the same stall that had belonged to Bold Ruler and Secretariat.

When did Easy Goer win the Gotham Stakes?

Easy Goer winning the 1989 Gotham Stakes. Easy Goer (March 21, 1986 – May 12, 1994) was an American Champion Hall of Fame Thoroughbred racehorse known for earning American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt honors in 1988 and defeating 1989 American Horse of the Year Sunday Silence in the Belmont Stakes by eight lengths.

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