First NY Bred winner and the first gelding since 1929 to win the KY Derby.
"Here is a horse that achieved something that had never been accomplished before and, most likely, never will be again. She won nineteen consecutive races without ever suffering a loss."
Buddy the Surf Dog became an instant star once his owner Bruce Hooker put him on a surf board at age 3 at the C Street beach in Ventura, California. He was the first dog inducted into the Surf Dog Hall of Fame in 2011 and has inspired many, included Fred Stone, to admire the wonderful role dogs play in our lives.
"Affectionately called Foo Peg, this Kentucky Derby winner was purchased as a yearling for $4,000,000 by Fusao Sekiguchi. His name is a combination of Fusao, his owner’s name, ichi, number one or the best in Japanese, and Pegasus, the winged horse of Greek mythology."