Man O’ War : Real life footage from 1920 the horse of the century

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Man O’ War, simply put, the greatest Thoroughbred racehorse of all time. He won 20 of his 21 races and $249,465 in purses.

It’s hard to find any real video’s of Man O’ War, but we managed to get a compilation showcasing this legend in real life footage. By looking at this video you can quickly see what all the hype is all about. He is just a beauty and so magnificently strong and masculine, a real athlete. In his 2-year race record, he did 21 races and came second only once with half a length.This all happened between June 1919 and October 1920. He set 3 world records, 2 American records, and 3 track records during this time.

It’s hard to find any real video’s of Man O’ War, but we managed to get a compilation showcasing this legend in real life footage. By looking at this video you can quickly see what all the hype is all about. He is just a beauty and so magnificently strong and masculine, a real athlete. In his 2-year race record, he did 21 races and came second only once with half a length.This all happened between June 1919 and October 1920. He set 3 world records, 2 American records, and 3 track records during this time.

His owner at the time Samuel Riddle retired him to stud in 1921, he became the top sire and produced many champions, amongst them is the Tripple Crown winner ‘War Admiral’. A lot of people think that ‘Man O’ War’ could have been reincarnated in ‘Secretariat’, I think depending on your religion that could make for a very interesting conversation. Nevertheless, the blood of Man O’ War can be found in almost all modern American pedigrees through his offspring. Enjoy the video below.

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