SKIP AWAY - Thoroughbred Racing's Champion Older Horse for 1997!


Thoroughbred Racing's Champion Older Horse for 1997!

Gray/Roan Colt by SKIP TRIAL, out of INGOT WAY by DIPLOMAT WAY

  • Supplemented to the 1 1/4 mile Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade I) at Hollywood Park and WON by six lengths in 1:59.16, the fastest time ever for the world's richest race.

  • WON the 1 1/4 mile Jockey Club Gold Cup (Grade I) for the second straight year and equaled the fastest time for that race in 1:58.89.

  • Finished on the board in all 11 of his 1997 races.

  • Raised his career earnings to $6,876,360, the highest earnings ever for a Florida-bred Thoroughbred.

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