Bloodlines: A 'Voyage' Through Time
Brought to stand in Kentucky at Claiborne Farm, Sir Gallahad III sired Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox in his first U.S. crop, plus additional Kentucky Derby winners Gallahadion (1940) and Hoop Jr. (1945). One of the era's great broodmare sires, the ...
Kentucky Derby Long Shots: 5 Biggest Winners in History
Even though Gallahadion came from an impressive legacy of winners – his sire was Sir Gallahad III, and his damsire was the winner of the 1928 Kentucky Derby, Reigh Count – he was not considered a real contender at the 1940 Kentucky Derby, where he ...
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4.) Gallahadion (1940): Gallahadion was owned by Ethel V. Mars' Milky Way Farm. The farm's name came from the chocolate bar that Mars' company produced. Gallahadion was another horse that did not see as much success outside the Kentucky Derby.
Bloodlines: From Modest Roots, Keeneland Blossoms Into Sales Giant
At the first Keeneland summer sale, Hip 134 was a nice-looking bay colt by leading sire Sir Gallahad III, a French-bred son of the great sire Teddy and already the sire of 1930 Triple Crown winner Gallant Fox and 1940 Kentucky Derby winner Gallahadion.