Docs Keepin Time

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Docs Keepin Time
Breed American Quarter Horse
Discipline Racing
Movies
Sire Merridoc [1]
Dam Sister Steph
Maternal grandsire Timeto Thinkrich
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1987
Country United States
Color Black
Last updated on: July 23, 2013.

Docs Keepin Time (1987 - March 15, 2013) was a black American Quarter Horse most famous for starring as Black Beauty in the 1994 film adaptation of Anna Sewell's novel. He went from having an unsuccessful racing career to being one of Hollywood's most sought after equine performers. Docs Keepin Time also portrayed The Black in the American television series The Adventures of the Black Stallion.

As a 5th generation offspring of War Admiral, Docs Keepin Time has produced many offspring himself. Two of his sons are Samsons Keepin Time and Starrin Doctor Sunny, a third son Keepin Charge has followed in his sire's famous hoofprints. Keepin Charge was featured in the 2008 movie Appaloosa starring Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen.

Pedigree[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANCHOR WATCH* br 1953
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TINY WATCH 1961
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CLABBER TINY br 1954
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TINYS GAY* br 1972
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ROCKET BAR* ch 1951
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GAYS DELIGHT ch 1965
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MISS GINGER GAY ch 1959
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MERRIDOC* dk ch 1977
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HY DIAMOND* ch 1946
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DIAMOND CHARGE* br 1958
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOVELY LUPITA br 1949
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPARKLING TIP* ch 1966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SPY SONG* 1943
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TIPTOE TUNE ch 1960 Thoroughbred
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APOORA ch 1955
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DOCS KEEPIN TIME* blk 1987 [2]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INTENTIONALLY* blk 1956
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AFORETHOUGHT* br 1963 Thoroughbred
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ASPIDISTRA* b 1954
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TIMETO THINKRICH* br 1971
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TINY CHARGER* br 1960
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CHRONOMETER br 1966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RHODA WATCH br 1961
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SISTER STEPH blk/br 15.2H 1980
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE BATTLER b 1948
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEVADA BATTLER* ch 1960Thoroughbred
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WONDERFUL YOU ch 1949
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AUNTIE JO 1969
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LIGHTNING BANK* ch 1958
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RITA BANK 1962
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RITA GIRL sor 1951
 
 
 
 
 
 

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