This Classic-winning racehorse could be considered the patron saint of a small church congregation in New Jersey. His owner had promised to build a church building for the congregation if the horse won the major race he was targeting, and kept his word handsomely after the animal's victory netted him an estimated US$2 million between the purse and his bets. Who was the horse, who was the owner, and what big race did the horse win to fund his master's act of generosity?
9/28/2019 05:38:21 pm
I believe it was Iroquois, his owner was Pierre Lorillard, and the race was 1881 Derby Stakes.
10/4/2019 03:34:04 pm
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