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Special Effort

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Breed  American Quarter Horse
Sire  Raise Your Glass (TB)
Dam  Go Effortlessly
Discipline  Racing
Grandsire  Raise A Native (TB)
Maternal grandsire  Double Devil

Special Effort (April 9, 1979 – March 11, 2006) was an American Quarter Horse stallion who won the 1981 All American Futurity. He was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Association's (or AQHA) Hall of Fame in 2008.

Life

Special Effort was foaled in 1979 and was bred by Allen and Jeanette Moehrig of Seguin, Texas. He was bought in 1981 by Dan and Jolene Urschel for $1,000,000. He won the 1981 Kansas Futurity, Rainbow Futurity and the All American Futurity to become a Triple Crown winner. In 1982, he won the Kansas Derby and was undefeated 13 for 13 going into the All American Derby, but finished third. He retired from the racetrack to become a sire of racehorses. He died in March 2006. He was syndicated in 1981 for $15 million.

References

Special Effort Wikipedia


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