Admiral's Voyage

Admiral's Voyage (1959-1989) was an American thoroughbred horse that was bred and raced by Fred W. Hooper. Admiral's Voyage won 12 out of his 52 starts during four seasons of racing,[1] earning a total of $455,879. As a three-year-old, Admiral's Voyage won the Wood Memorial and the Louisiana Derby,[2] finished 9th to winner Decidedly in the 1962 Kentucky Derby and was a runner-up to Jaipur in the 1962 Belmont Stakes.[3] The colt was then sent to race in California where he won the Los Feliz and San Miguel Stakes.

Admiral's Voyage
SireCrafty Admiral
GrandsireFighting Fox
DamOlympia Lou
CountryUnited States
ColourDark Bay
BreederFred W. Hooper
OwnerFred W. Hooper
TrainerChuck Parke (East Coast)
Julius E. Tinsley Jr. (West Coast)
Record52: 12-10-11
Major wins
Wood Memorial Stakes (1962)
Louisiana Derby (1962)
Los Feliz Stakes (1962)
San Miguel Stakes (1962)
Carter Handicap (1963)
Midwest Handicap (1963)
San Carlos Handicap (1964)
Last updated on 2020-01-18

At studEdit

Admiral's Voyage was the sire of Pas de Nom who was bred to supersire Northern Dancer and produced the three-time Leading sire in North America Danzig.


Pedigree of Admiral's Voyage, dark bay stallion, 1959
Crafty Admiral
Fighting Fox Sir Gallahad Teddy
Plucky Liege
Marguerite Celt
Fairy Ray
Admiral's Lady War Admiral Man o' War
Boola Brook Bull Dog
Olympia Lou
Olympia Heliopolis Hyperion
Miss Dolphin Stimulus
Louisiana Lou Halcyon Broomstick
Creole Maid Pharamond
Baton Rouge (family: 4-n)


  1. ^ "Bloodlines: A 'Voyage' Through Time". Horse Racing News | Paulick Report. 2016-12-06. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  2. ^ "ADMIRAL's VOYAGE WINS COAST DASH; Baeza Aboard $13.40 Victor —Favored Cyrano Second in $59,100 Handicap". The New York Times. 1964-01-05. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  3. ^ "What's in a (Race) Name? The Luck and Skill of Fred W. Hooper". Retrieved 2019-02-11.