Horse Profile

Arts and Letters (VA)

TB, CH, H, foaled April 1, 1966
( Ribot - All Beautiful, by Battlefield )

Connections as of last Start:

Jockey: N/A
Trainer: N/A
Owner: N/A
Breeder: Paul Mellon

Career Statistics*
Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
23 11 6 1 $632,404

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Best Racing Class Achieved:

Graded Stakes Winner

*Current Year statistics include all North American races and Dubai World Cup Day. Career statistics include results from all countries.

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Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Highest Equibase Speed Figure Earnings Earnings Per Start
Career 23 11 6 1 N/A $632,404 $27,496
1970 3 1 0 0 0 $57,902 $19,300
1969 14 8 5 1 0 $555,604 $39,686
1968 6 2 1 0 0 $18,898 $3,149

*Current year Includes North American and Dubai World Cup Day statistics; all previous years include results from all countries.

Racing achievements and Top 100 Rankings include North American (U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico) Thoroughbred races only.

Career Honors:

Hall of Fame - 1994
1969 Horse of the Year
1969 Champion Older Horse
1969 Champion 3 Year Old Colt

Triple Crown Highlights:

1st Belmont S. - 1969
2nd Preakness S. - 1969
2nd Kentucky Derby - 1969

Track Date Race Race Type Breed Finish Chart Video
Aqueduct 4/25/1970 7 Grey Lag Handicap TB 1  
Aqueduct 10/25/1969 7 Jockey Club Gold Cup TB 1  
Belmont Park 9/27/1969 7 Woodward Stakes TB 1  
Saratoga 8/16/1969 6 Travers Stakes TB 1  
Saratoga 8/8/1969 7 Jim Dandy Stakes TB 1  
Belmont Park 6/7/1969 8 Belmont Stakes TB 1  
Aqueduct 5/30/1969 7 Metropolitan Handicap TB 1  
Pimlico 5/17/1969 8 Preakness Stakes TB 2  
Churchill Downs 5/3/1969 8 Kentucky Derby TB 2  
Keeneland 4/24/1969 6 Blue Grass Stakes TB 1  
Gulfstream Park 3/29/1969 9 Florida Derby TB 2  
Gulfstream Park 3/19/1969 9 Fountain of Youth Stakes TB 2  
Hialeah Park 3/4/1969 8 Flamingo Stakes TB 2  
Hialeah Park 2/19/1969 8 Everglades Stakes TB 1  

This horse has not been sold via public auction.


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