New Providence (horse)

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New Providence
Sire Bull Page
Grandsire Bull Lea
Dam Fair Colleen
Damsire Preciptic
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1956
Country Canada
Colour Bay
Breeder E. P. Taylor
Owner Windfields Farm
Trainer Gordon J. McCann
Record 41: 10-7-10
Earnings $129,972
Major wins
Cup and Saucer Stakes (1958)
Queen's Plate (1959)
Prince of Wales Stakes (1959)
Breeders' Stakes (1959)
Seagram Cup handicap (1959)
Ultimus Handicap (1961)
Awards
6th Canadian Triple Crown Champion (1959)
Honours
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (1982)
New Providence Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack
Last updated on February 2, 2008

New Providence (1956-1981) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who in 1959 became the first official winner of the Canadian Triple Crown.

Retired to stud duty at owner E. P. Taylor's Windfields Farm in Oshawa, Ontario, he met with reasonable success and is best known as the damsire of European Champion Storm Bird who in turn sired Storm Cat.

New Providence died in 1981 and is buried at Windfields Farm.

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