Who Won the 1940

Bimelech (Jockey: F A Smith)

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1939 Preakness Winner
1941  Winner

1940 Preakness Photos

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1940 Preakness Winner Bimelech News

Derby countdown | Gallahadion, 1940

The Courier-Journal
Undefeated Bimelech was the 2-year-old champion and considered to be potentially the next Man o' War. Trainer Roy Waldron predicted Gallahadion would win, but few believed him, with Bimelech at 2-5 one of the shortest-priced favorites in Derby history.

1940 Preakness Winner Bimelech News

History Challenge: San Vicente rich with Derby connections

Daily Racing Form
He also finished second four times, including in 1940 with a horse he considered the best he ever started in the Derby – Bimelech. A champion at age 2 and undefeated in eight lifetime starts prior to the Derby, Bimelech entered the starting gate at 2-5 ...

1940 Preakness Winner Bimelech News

F&M Sprint

Another of Horsafire's grandprogeny is Hemingway's Key, who ran third in the 2006 Preakness. Farther back in this female family one can find champions Affectionately, Bridal Flower, Bimelech and Black Helen as well as blue-hen mare *La Troienne.

1940 Preakness Winner Bimelech News

Bradley, a giant of American racing, enters Hall of Fame

Daily Racing Form
In fact, virtually all of Bradley's horses had names beginning with the letter “B,” including future Hall of Famers Blue Larkspur, Bimelech, Black Helen, and Busher. Almost as famous was the homebred quartet who carried his green and white Idle Hour ...

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