- Alleged (horse)
Thoroughbred racehorse infobox
horsename = Alleged
Hoist the Flag
dam = Princess Pout
damsire = Prince John
sex = Stallion
foaled = 1974
colour = Bay
breeder = Mrs. June H. McKnight
Robert Sangster. Racing silks: Emerald green, royal blue sleeves, white cap, green spots.
record = 10: 9-1-0
earnings = $636,775
Great Voltigeur Stakes(1977) Gallinule Stakes(1977) Royal Whip Stakes(1977 & 1978) Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe(1977 & 1978) Prix du Prince d'Orange(1978)
awards=Champion 3-Year-Old Colt - England & France (1977)
European Horse of the Year(1977)
Champion Older Horse in France (1978)
honours = Champion Broodmare Sire in France (1998)
updated= September 27, 2006
Alleged (1974-2000) was a champion American-bred
Thoroughbredracehorse best remembered as winning back-to-back Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes in 1977 and 1978. Trained by Vincent O'Brienin Ireland and ridden by Lester Piggott, this front-running horse was undefeated in all but one of his appearances, that being second to Dunfermline in the 1977 St. Leger Stakes. His Timeformrating of 138 marks him out as one of the great thoroughbreds in racing history.
Retired after the 1978 racing season, he stood at stud at Walmac International near
Lexington, Kentuckyand sired four champions. Among them was Miss Allegedwho won several graded stakes races in France and the United Statesincluding the 1991 Breeders' Cup Turfand the Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes. She was voted the 1991 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Female Turf Horse. Alleged is the grandsire of 2005 Grand Nationalwinner, Hedgehunter.
Alleged died in 2000 from the infirmities of old age and is buried at Walmac International.
* [http://www.pedigreequery.com/alleged Alleged's pedigree and racing stats]
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