Born in 1905 Fair Play was an American thoroughbred who won on the track, but is better known as a sire with many winning progeny including the great Man o` War. Fair Play was the leading sire in America for the 1920, 1924 and 1927 seasons. Fair Play was inducted into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1956.
Three-time leading American sire Fair Play, sire of Man o` War, pictured shortly after he was auctioned off in 1924 after his owner August Belmont Jr`s death. Aged 19 at the time, he fetched $100,000.
MAn Of War, Sired by Fair Play
Fair Play was sired by the stallion Hastings out of the mare Fairy Gold who was a daughter of Bend Or, with many major wins on the track Fair Play winnings totaled $86,950
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