Hawaii (horse)

Hawaii
Sire Utrillo
Grandsire Toulouse Lautrec
Dam Ethane
Damsire Mehrali
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1964
Country South Africa
Colour Bay
Breeder A. L. Dell (Platberg Stud)
Owner Cragwood Stables
Trainer 2) MacKenzie Miller (USA)
Record 28: 21-2-3
Earnings US$371,292
Major wins
East Rand Juvenile Stakes (1966)
African Breeders' Plate (1966)
Chairman's Handicap (1967)
South African Guineas (1967)
Royal Reserve Guineas (1967)
Derby Trial Stakes (1967)
Clairwood Winter Handicap (1967)
Clairwood Anniversary Plate (1967)
Cape Mellow-Good Guineas (1967)
Transvaal Spring Champion Stakes (1968)
United Nations Handicap (1969)
Man o' War Stakes (1969)
Bernard Baruch Handicap (1969)
Stars and Stripes Handicap (1969)
Sunrise Handicap (1969)
Awards
South African Champion Two-Year Old (1966)
South African Champion Three-Year Old (1967)
American Champion Turf Horse (1969)
Honours
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame (1977)

Hawaii (1964–1990) was a South African bred Thoroughbred racehorse who was a Champion at age two and three (Southern Hemisphere) in South Africa after which he was sent to race in the United States by owner Charles W. Engelhard, Jr. where he was voted the 1969 American Champion Turf Horse honors.[1] Among his wins in the United States was a track record setting performance in the mile-and-a-half Man o' War Stakes on turf at Belmont Park.[2]

At stud

Hawaii retired from racing after the 1969 racing season having won 21 of 28 career starts with earnings of US$371,292 (equivalent). Sent to stand at stud at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky, he sired Henbit, who raced in England and won the 1980 Epsom Derby.

Hawaii died at Claiborne Farm in 1990 at age twenty-six and was buried in their Marchmont division equine cemetery.[3]

In 1977, Hawaii was elected to the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame.[4]

References

  1. ^ Thoroughbred Heritage profile for Hawaii
  2. ^ Los Angeles Times - October 19, 1969
  3. ^ Thorough Heritage - Marchmont Farm
  4. ^ Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum
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