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Go for Wand
Birth: Apr. 6, 1987, USA
Death: Oct. 27, 1990
Elmont
Nassau County
New York, USA

Race Horse. She was considered by many to be the best filly to race since Ruffian, consistently running in record or near-record times, including a stakes record of 1:45 4/5 for the Beldame Stakes. This was 2/5 of a second off Secretariat's track record. In the Breeders' Cup Distaff of 1990, she broke down near the finish. At the time, she was holding Bayakoa at bay by a neck. She could not be saved, and her life was humanely ended near the winner's circle at Belmont Park. Her winnings totaled $1,373,338, and her overall record was 13-10-2-0. Go for Wand was named the Champion 3-year-old Filly of 1990, and Champion Juvenile Filly of 1989. She was inducted into the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame in 1996.  (bio by: Diane Crane) 
 
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 Parents:
   Deputy Minister (1979 - 2004)
   Obeah (1965 - 1993)
 
Burial:
Saratoga Race Course
Saratoga Springs
Saratoga County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Diane Crane
Record added: Feb 29, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8454745
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Go for Wand
Added by: Donald Greyfield (inactive)
 
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