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Sire Pompey
Grandsire Sun Briar
Dam Oonagh
Damsire Friar Rock
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1934
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder William R. Coe
Owner Jerome H. Louchheim

Cyrus Field Clarke at 2 and 3

Johnny Loftus at 4 and 5
Record 26: 10-8-1
Earnings $153,060
Major wins

Belmont Futurity Stakes (1936)
National Stallion Stakes (1936)
Paumonok Handicap (1937)
Dixie Handicap (1938)
San Carlos Handicap (1938)

American Classic Race placing:
Kentucky Derby 2nd (1937)
Preakness Stakes 2nd (1937)

Pompoon (1934–1939) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who was voted American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt for 1936.

At age two, Pompoon won the Belmont Futurity Stakes [1] and defeated War Admiral to win the National Stallion Stakes.[2] At age three, he finished second in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes to War Admiral who went on to win the Triple Crown.

Pompoon died on November 14, 1939 as the result of a kidney infection and twisted intestine.


  1. ^ Field, Bryan (1936-10-04). "POMPOON 4-LENGTH VICTOR". New York Times. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  2. ^ Field, Bryan (1936-06-07). "POMPOON SCORES EASILY Unbeaten Colt Wins National Stallion". New York Times. Retrieved 2012-08-01.