Mahan (horse)

Mahan (foaled 1951 in England) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who competed successfully in France for his American owner/breeder Ralph B. Strassburger before being sold to Allie E. Reuben's Hasty House Farm and brought to race in the United States. [1]

Mahan
SireAvenger
GrandsireVictrix
DamSans Tares
DamsireSind
SexStallion
Foaled1951
CountryGreat Britain
ColourChestnut
BreederRalph B. Strassburger
Owner1) Ralph B. Strassburger
(France)
2) Hasty House Farm
(United States)
Trainer1) Georges Bridgland
(France)
2) Harry Trotsek
(United States)
Record73: 15-9-6
Earnings13,104,300 & US$212,779
Major wins
Prix d'Harcourt (1955)
Prix du Conseil de Paris (1955)
Prix de Barbeville (1955)
Arch Ward Memorial Stakes (1956)
Turf Cup Stakes (1957)
Washington, D.C. International Stakes (1957)

Trained by U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee trainer Harry Trotsek, Mahan defeated the great Swaps to win the Arch Ward Memorial Stakes at Washington Park Race Track in Chicago.[2]

In 1957, Mahan won the most important race of his career when he captured the Washington, D.C. International Stakes in 1957, a race that was the precursor to the Breeders' Cup.[3]

Mahan was not successful at stud.

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