Awards & Winners

War Admiral

War Admiral was an American thoroughbred racehorse, the offspring of Man o' War and Brushup. War Admiral was born at Faraway Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, and was owned by Samuel D. Riddle. After 1936, his regular jockey until retirement was Charles Kurtsinger. War Admiral won 21 of his 26 starts, including the Pimlico Special and the U.S. Triple Crown in 1937. War Admiral was voted 1937 American Horse of the Year, beating his nephew, Seabiscuit, by 621 votes to 603.

Awards by War Admiral

Check all the awards nominated and won by War Admiral.