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Swale

  • Birth 21 Apr 1981 Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 17 Jun 1984 New York, USA
  • Burial Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 14071131

Race Horse. Foaled at Claiborne Farm in Kentucky on April 21, 1981, he was sired by Seattle Slew, the 1977 Triple Crown winner. Swale won the 1984 Kentucky Derby and the 1984 Belmont Stakes and accumulated earnings of $1,583,660.00 in just two seasons as a racehorse. Eight days after winning the Belmont Stakes following a workout at Belmont Park the horse collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack. He was buried at Claiborne Farm where he was born just a short three years before. He was awarded the 1984 Eclipse Award for Champion Three Year Old Colt posthumously and was inducted into the Aitken Thoroughbred Hall of Fame on March 16, 1985.

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  • Originally Created by: gravelyconcerned
  • Added: 25 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14071131
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Swale (21 Apr 1981–17 Jun 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14071131, citing Claiborne Farm Equine Cemetery, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .