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Buck's Boy

Buck's Boy

Breeders’ Cup Champion
Jockey: 
S. Sellers
Trainer: 
P. Hickey
Owner: 
Quarter B Farm
Breeder: 
Irish Acres Farm

A year after setting the pace before fading to finish fourth, Buck’s Boy led all the way in the 1998 Breeders’ Cup Turf at Churchill Downs in defeating Yagli by 1 ¼ lengths. Buck’s Boy gave jockey Shane Sellers his second Breeders’ Cup victory and the first for trainer Noel Hickey. Buck’s Boy received the 1998 Eclipse Award as champion turf male.

Buck’s Boy raced five years with 16 victories that included triumphs at eight tracks. The Illinois-bred gelding won nine stakes, five of them graded. In addition to the 1998 Breeders’ Cup Turf, Buck’s Boy won the Grade 1 Turf Classic Invitational. In his bid to repeat in the 1999 Turf at Gulfstream Park, Buck’s Boy finished third. Buck’s Boy completed his career as a 7-year-old with a victory in the Grade 2 Pan American Handicap.

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  • 1998 Longines Turf

Breeders’ Cup Record

Breeders’ Cup Races Won

1998 Turf

Lifetime Stats

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Previous Races

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Pedigree

Buck's Boy
Bucksplasher
Buckpasser
Tom Fool
Busanda
Victoria Star
Northern Dancer
Solometeor
Molly's Colleen
Verbatim
Speak John
Well Kept
Irish Molly
George Royal
Cambalee

Career Highlights

April 19, 1993
Born.
July 8, 1996
Wins first race in second career start at Arlington Park.
November 7, 1998
Wins Breeders’ Cup Turf at Churchill Downs.
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1999
April 19, 1993
Born.

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