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									Alcibiades (horse)
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Alcibiades (1927-1957) was an American Thoroughbred racemare that won
the Kentucky Oaks and was later a good broodmare.                                                    Alcibiades

Owned and bred by Hal Price Headley at his Beaumont Farm near Lexington,
Kentucky, Alcibiades was named for the ancient Greek soldier and statesman
Alcibiades. She was sired by Supremus out of Regal Roman. On her sire's
side, she goes back to the great stallion Domino.
Alcibiades had seven starts with four wins at two-years. She won the Clipsetta
Stakes and Debutante Stakes; ran second in the Kentucky Jockey Club
Stakes, and was retrospectively named U.S. Champion two-year-old filly of
At three-years-old, she had 16 starts, for three wins. Alcibiades won the
Grade I Kentucky Oaks, the Arlington Oaks and finished third in the
                                                                                  Sire               Supremus
Hawthorne Gold Cup, the Illinois and Latonia Oaks, and the Arlington Matron
Handicap. She tore a tendon badly in the Latonia Championship, and this was       Grandsire          Ultimus

the end of her racing career. She was retrospectively named Co-Champion           Dam                Regal Roman (GB)
three-year-old filly of 1930. [1]                                                 Damsire            Roi Herode (FR)

Alcibiades was retired from racing for a record of 23 starts with 7 wins, 2       Sex                Mare
seconds and 4 thirds with earnings of $47,860. [2]                                Foaled             1927
As a broodmare, Alcibiades produced eight foals, seven of which were              Country            United states
runners including:                                                                Colour             Chestnut
   Lithe, a sister to Menow, won the Arlington Matron Stakes, the                 Breeder            Hal Price Headley
   Deomoiselle and Comeley Stakes, etc.
                                                                                  Owner              Hal Price Headley
   Menow was the Champion two-year-old colt of 1937 and himself was an
                                                                                  Trainer            Walter W. Taylor
   influential sire.
                                                                                  Record             23: 7-2-4
   Salaminia, winner of 5 races, including the Alabama Stakes; third dam of
   Epsom Derby winner Sir Ivor                                                    Earnings           $47,860

   Sparta, had 12 wins and 13 seconds [3]                                                             Major wins

                                                                                                Debutante Stakes (1929)
References                                                                                       Kentucky Oaks (1930)
                                                                                                 Arlington Oaks (1930)
   1. ^ "Alcibiades" . Reines de Course. Pedlines. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
   2. ^ Alcibiades' five-generation pedigree and race record Retrieved 2011-06-                         Awards
      25.                                                                                 U.S. Champion 2-Yr-Old Filly (1929)
   3. ^ Thoroughbred Heritage Retrieved 2011-06-25.                                      U.S. Co-Champion 3-Yr-Old Filly (1930)


via Alcibiades (horse)                                                              Alcibiades Stakes at Keeneland Race Course

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                                                                                             Last updated on June 25, 2011

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