Cryptoclearance

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Cryptoclearance
Sire Fappiano
Grandsire Mr. Prospector
Dam Naval Orange
Damsire Hoist The Flag
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1984
Country United States
Colour Dark Bay/Brown
Breeder George G. Farm, Inc.
Owner Philip Teinowitz
Trainer Flint S. Schulhofer
Record 44: 12-10-7
Earnings US$3,376,327
Major wins
Everglades Stakes (1987)
Florida Derby (1987)
Pegasus Handicap (1987)
Paterson Handicap (1988)
Hawthorne Gold Cup (1988, 1989)
Widener Handicap (1989)
Donn Handicap (1989)

Cryptoclearance (April 9, 1984 in Kentucky – September 24, 2009) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse.

Trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee Scotty Schulhofer, leading up to the 1987 U.S. Triple Crown series, Cryptoclearance won the Florida Derby. He ran fourth in the Kentucky Derby and third in the Preakness Stakes to winner Alysheba, then was second to Bet Twice in the Belmont Stakes.

Cryptoclearance raced for three years, winning twelve of his forty-four starts of which three were Grade I events.

Retired to stud duty, Cryptoclearance stood at Margaux Farm in Midway, Kentucky. As a sire, his top offspring includes:

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