St. Vincent (horse)
St. Vincent (foaled 1951 in Great Britain) was a Thoroughbred racehorse who won in England and in the United States where he was a Champion  who set or equaled five turf course records including two new North American records.
|Dam||Light of Day|
|Owner||1) J. Gheen (England)|
2) George R. Gardiner & Alberta Ranches Ltd. (USA)
|Record||72 Starts: 17-6-6|
|Prince of Wales's Nursery Handicap (1953)|
San Juan Capistrano Handicap (1955)
Washington's Birthday Handicap (1955, 1957)
Dixie Handicap (1955)
San Gabriel Handicap (1955)
Camino Real Distance Handicap (1960
|American Champion Male Turf Horse (1955)|
St. Vincent was purchased by Canadians George R. Gardiner and the Alberta Ranches Ltd. partnership of U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey and Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Johnny Longden, his son Vance, and businessmen Frank McMahon, Wilder H. Ripley, and Max Bell.
Track and North American recordsEdit
- January 29: equaled track record at Santa Anita Park, 2:00 flat for 1 1/4 miles on turf.
- February 22: new North American record at Santa Anita Park, 2:25 2/5 for 1 1/2 miles on turf;
- March 5: new track record at Santa Anita Park, 2:46 4/5 for 1 3/4 miles on turf;
- May 21: new North American record: Pimlico Race Course, 2:15 2/5 for 1 3/8 miles on turf;
At age nine, St. Vincent made nineteen starts and won six times. He set another :