Pink Star after his 1907 Kentucky Derby win with jockey Andy Minder.
|Sex||Stallion, eventually Gelding|
|Breeder||J. Hal Woodford|
|Owner||J. Hal Woodford|
|Trainer||W. H. Fizer|
|Kentucky Derby (1907)|
|Last updated on May 07, 2009|
Pink Star (foaled 1904 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse and was the winner of the 1907 Kentucky Derby. He was a grandson of 1883 Kentucky Derby winner Leonatus and his sire, Pink Coat, was an American Derby winner.
Pink Star won the Kentucky Derby by two lengths over Zal on a very wet track, with the mud being a fetlock deep in some places. His win was a long shot victory and Pink Star was described by contemporary sources as a lumbering and ugly mount.
- Jim Bolus, Run for the Roses: 100 Years at the Kentucky Derby, Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1974.
- Interior Journal. May 15, 1908. pg 4
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