Wando (horse)

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Wando
Sire Langfuhr
Grandsire Danzig
Dam Kathie's Colleen
Damsire Woodman
Sex Stallion
Foaled 2000
Country Canada
Colour Chestnut
Breeder Gus Schickedanz
Owner Gus Schickedanz
Trainer Michael Keogh
Record 23: 11-2-2
Earnings $2,563,038
Major wins
Grey Stakes (2002)
Marine Stakes (2003)
Queen's Plate (2003)
Prince of Wales Stakes (2003)
Breeders' Stakes (2003)
Molson Export Million (2003)
Mt. Sassafras Stakes (2004)
Awards
12th Canadian Triple Crown Champion (2003)
Canadian 3-yr-Old Champion Colt (2003)
Canadian Horse of the Year (2003)

Wando (February 23, 2000 – January 22, 2014) is a Thoroughbred racehorse who won the Canadian Triple Crown in 2003. Wando was bred by Gustav Schickedanz at his farm Schomberg Farms in Schomberg, Ontario and ridden mainly by jockey Patrick Husbands.[1] The chestnut stallion raced with moderate success as a four-year-old, and was then retired on 12 May 2005 to stand at stud at Lane's End Farm near Lexington, Kentucky. In 2011, the stallion returned to Schomberg,[1] where he died of a heart attack on 20 January 2014.[2] He is buried at Schomberg Farms.[2]

Of Wando's 23 starts, he won 11, placed in 2, and came third in 2. His career earnings amounted $2,563,038.


Turallure

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kelly, Tim (2 August 2014). "2 famous thoroughbreds from King Twp. inducted into Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame". King Connection. 
  2. ^ a b Morrison, Jennifer (23 January 2014). "Canadian Triple Crown winner Wando dies at age 14". Toronto Star. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

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