Real Artist Passes
Published: June 3, 2016 5:28 pm ET
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Real Artist, winner of the 1997 Woodrow Wilson Pace and popular stallion, passed away on June 1, 2016.
The son of Artsplace-Rodine Hanover, owned by Jules Siegel's Fashion Farms, was 21.
Real Artist banked $424,947 in his brief racing career. On the racetrack, he won two of nine starts and $424,947 for trainer Jim Campbell, whose brother John drove him for the Wilson win in 1:52 in The Meadowlands’ biggest race for juveniles.
As a stallion, Real Artist sired 744 starters who’ve collectively won $81.7 million.
His top performers included full brother and sister Ginger And Fred (the sister) who won $1.9 million and took a mark of 1:50.1f and her brother Fred And Ginger, with a mark of 1:47.3 and earnings of $1.05 million. He also sired 2007 Meadowlands Pace winner Southwind Lynx p,3,1:48.3 ($1,763,830).
Please join Standardbred Canada in offering condolences to the connections of Real Artist.
(with files from HRC)