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TOP 10 CHESTNUT RACEHORSES ft. Secretariat, Phar Lap, California Chrome & Stradivarius

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Chestnut horses and ponies have a ginger coat with similar colour mane and tail.

Some of horse racing’s finest thoroughbreds who have sported the golden hue have turned in equally gilded careers. But who is your favourite?

Giant’s Causeway, Major victories:
Irish Champion Stakes 2000
Juddmonte International Stakes 2000
Sussex Stakes 2000
Coral-Eclipse 2000
St James's Palace Stakes 2000
Prix de la Salamandre 1999

Animal Kingdom, Major victories:
Dubai World Cup 2013
Kentucky Derby 2011

Curlin, Major victories:
Jockey Club Gold Cup 2008/07
Woodward Stakes 2008
Stephen Foster Handicap 2008
Dubai World Cup 2008
Breeders' Cup Classic 2007
Preakness Stakes 2007

Dawn Approach, Major victories:
St James's Palace Stakes 2013
2000 Guineas 2013
Dewhurst Stakes 2012
The National Stakes 2012

Stradivarius, Major victories:
Queen's Vase 2017
Goodwood Cup Stakes 2017/18/19
Yorkshire Cup 2018/19
Royal Ascot Gold Cup 2018/19/20
Lonsdale Cup 2018/19
British Champions Long Distance Cup 2018
Doncaster Cup Stakes 2019

Phar Lap, Major victories:
Rosehill Guineas 1929
AJC Derby 1929
Craven Plate 1929/30/31
Victoria Derby 1929
VRC St Leger 1930
Chipping Norton Stakes 1930
AJC Plate 1930
Chelmsford Stakes 1930
Hill Stakes 1930/31
Cox Plate 1930/31
Melbourne Stakes 1930/31
Melbourne Cup 1930
Linlithgow Stakes 1930
C.B. Fisher Plate 1930
St George Stakes 1931
Futurity Stakes 1931
Underwood Stakes 1931
Memsie Stakes 1931
Agua Caliente Handicap 1932

Wise Dan, Major victories:
Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes 2014/12
Turf Classic Stakes 2014/13
Maker's Mile Stakes 2014/13
Breeders' Cup Mile 2013/12
Woodbine Mile 2013/12
Clark Handicap 2011

Secretariat, Major victories:
Kentucky Derby 1973
Preakness Stakes 1973
Belmont Stakes 1973
Sanford Stakes 1972
Hopeful Stakes 1972
Futurity Stakes 1972
Laurel Futurity 1972
Garden State Futurity 1972
Bay Shore Stakes 1973
Gotham Stakes 1973
Arlington Invitational 1973
Marlboro Cup 1973
Man o' War Stakes 1973
Canadian International 1973

Orfevre オルフェーヴル, Major victories:
Arima Kinen 2013/11
Takarazuka Kinen 2012
Kikuka Sho (Japanese St Leger) 2011
Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) 2011
Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) 2011

California Chrome, Major victories:
Awesome Again Stakes 2016
Pacific Classic Stakes 2016
Dubai World Cup 2016
Hollywood Derby 2014
Preakness Stakes 2014
Kentucky Derby 2014
Santa Anita Derby 2014


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