Today in Racehorse Owner History

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1859-12-12 Edward Bradley, horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners)
  • 1861-07-01 Samuel D Riddle, American thoroughbred owner (Man 'o War, War Admiral), born in Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania (d. 1951)
  • 1909-07-27 Marcia Anastasia Christoforides, British philanthropist, art collector, and racehorse owner, born in Sutton, Surrey, England (d. 1994)
  • 1912-09-22 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Jr., English thoroughbred horse owner (Bed O' Roses, Native Dancer), born in London (d. 1999)
  • 1915-09-08 Frank Pullen, English business person and racehorse owner (d. 1992)
  • 1917-09-11 Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (d. 2001)
  • 1922-09-12 Wentworth Beaumont, 3rd Viscount Allendale, British peer, Royal Air Force officer and race horse breeder
  • 1936-05-23 Robert Sangster, horse owner/trainer
  • 1952-02-24 Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner

Deaths in Sport

  • 1992-01-17 Frank Pullen, English businessman and racehorse owner (b. 1915)
  • 1996-05-18 Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner, dies at 44
  • 1999-11-12 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Jr., English thoroughbred horse owner (Bed O' Roses, Native Dancer), dies at 87
  • 2001-10-23 Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (b. 1917)