Who Won the 1971
Preakness

Canonero II (Jockey: Gustavo Avila)

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Venezolano pasa de víctima de secuestro a entrenar al favorito del Florida Derby

El Nuevo Herald
El cuenta con muchos fans en Venezuela y en la comunidad venezolana de Miami, en que las carreras de caballos son muy populares. Cañonero II, conocido como “la bala de cañón de Caracas”, fue al Kentucky Derby de 1971 a través de Miami a bordo de ...

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Gunnevera trainer Sano recalls harrowing path to Florida Derby

Sun Sentinel
Kentucky Derby day is a highly anticipated and widely celebrated day in the republic. Canonero II, a horse with deep connections to the country, is still revered 46 years after his Derby victory. Trainer Antonio Sano is hoping to rekindle that sense of ...



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Pedigree Insights: Thunder Snow

Thoroughbred Daily News
For example, the 1971 contest produced a shock when the Santa Anita Derby winner Jim French was totally outpointed by Canonero II, a raider from Venezuela. The Canonero story could hardly have been more colorful. Although foaled at Claiborne, the colt ...

1971 Preakness Winner Canonero II News

I Thought I had Seen it All

BloodHorse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
We'll even throw in a bit of Silky Sullivan, Canonero II, and Zenyatta for good measure. None of those horses, however, as amazing as their victories were, did what Arrogate did in the World Cup. This one defied description, even after 50 years of ...

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