Cox's Ridge

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Cox's Ridge
Sire Best Turn
Grandsire Turn-To
Dam Our Martha
Damsire Ballydonnell
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1974
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder Samuel D. Hinkel
Owner Loblolly Stable
Trainer Joseph B. Cantey
Record 28: 16-4-4
Earnings US$667,172
Major wins
Governor's Cup Handicap (1977)
Minuteman Handicap (1977)
Stuyvesant Handicap (1977)
Discovery Handicap (1977)
Queens County Handicap (1977)
Razorback Handicap (1978)
Excelsior Handicap (1978)
Oaklawn Handicap (1978)
Metropolitan Handicap (1978)
Tom Fool Handicap (1979)

Cox's Ridge (1974–1998) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. His handlers chose to bypass the rigorous U.S. Triple Crown series and went on the enjoy considerable success in 1977 and 1978 with his most important win coming in the Metropolitan Handicap. In 1979, the five-year-old Cox's Ridge won the Tom Fool Handicap, ran second in the Whitney Handicap and won the Amory L. Haskell Handicap but was disqualified for interference and set back to second place.

Retired to stud, Cox's Ridge was a very successful sire whose offspring includes millionaires:

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