Lido Palace

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Lido Palace
Sire Rich Man's Gold
Grandsire Forty Niner
Dam Sonada
Damsire Quick Decision
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1997
Country Chile
Colour Chestnut
Breeder Haras Figuron
Owner John W. Amerman/Amerman Racing
Trainer Robert J. Frankel
Record 23: 11-7-2
Earnings US$2,705,865
Major wins
Clásico St. Leger (2000)
Dos Mil Guineas (2000)
Tanteo de Potrillos (2000)
Gran Criterium (2000)
Woodward Stakes (2001, 2002)
Clark Handicap (2002)
Whitney Handicap (2002)
Awards
Chilean Horse of the Year (2000)

Lido Palace (foaled September 27, 1997, in Chile) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who competed successfully in Chile and the United States.

In 2000 he was elected as Horse of the Year in his native Chile, after become the first Chilean Triple Crown winner (Dirt). He continued his career in the United States, where he most notably won back-to-back runnings of the prestigious Grade I Woodward Stakes, defeating the 2000 Horse of the Year and two-time Breeders Cup Classic winner Tiznow in the 2001 edition, as well as the Whitney Handicap, defeating the multiple graded stakes winner Albert the Great.

Retired to stud duty, Lido Palace began his stallion career at Lambholm South near Ocala, Florida. Among his progeny is Vineyard Haven, winner of the Grade I Champagne and Hopeful Stakes in 2008. He was sold as a two-year-old in a private deal to Godolphin for a reported $12 million.

In 2009-2011, he served in Northview, Pennsylvania, being subsequently be sent to 2012 season at South America Haras el Centauro in Peru. Andrés Bezzola, owner of that farm noted that the presence of the sire is a valuable contribution to the national breeding.

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