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Kelso
Birth: Apr. 4, 1957
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1983
Chesapeake City
Cecil County
Maryland, USA

Animal Figure. Considered to be among the best racehorses of the 20th Century. Blood-Horse magazine ranked him fourth in the list of the top 100 US Thoroughbred Champions of the 1900s, behind Man O' War (1st), Secretariat (2nd), and Citation (3rd). He was the US Horse of the Year from 1960 to 1964 and inducted into the US Racing Hall of Fame in 1967. Born at Claiborne Farm near Paris, Kentucky, Kelso was owned by Allaire du Pont of the Bohemia Stables and trained by Dr. John Lee & Carl Hanford. He earned over $1 million dollars in his career, a record that stood for 13 years. He is the only five-time Horse of the Year in history. He was a maternal grandson of US Triple Crown champion Count Fleet.  (bio by: Brian Jackson) 
 
Burial:
Woodstock Farm
Chesapeake City
Cecil County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Brian Jackson
Record added: Mar 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18305121
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