Skywalker

Skywalker

Trainer:Michael Whittingham
Owner: Oak Cliff Stable
Foaling Date: 1982
Pedigree: Relaunch and Bold Captive of Boldnesian
Dosage: 11-11-10-0-0 (32)
Dosage Index / CD: 5.40 / 1.03



Notes: Skywalker is famous for winning the third Breedersâ Cup Classic title. He was bred in Kentucky by Thomas T Tathamâ s Oak Cliff Thoroughbr eds Limited. In 1984, he started racing in California and won one of his two starts. In his three-year -old campaign he earned two stakes races out of five starts. In 1986, he had his best year in racing. On that year, he won the Longacres Mile, the Mervyn Leroy Handicap and the San Diego Handicap and then the Breedersâ Cup Classic. In 1993, he won the Eclipse Award for American Champion Older Male Horse. He was moved at Stone Farm in 1996 and died of heart attack at the age of twenty-one in 2003.


Facts
Major Racing Wins: â Â Santa Anita Derby (1985) Â Longacres Mile (1986) Â Mervyn Leroy Handicap (1986) Â San Diego Handicap (1986)