Kelso - 5 time Horse of the Year
Mrs Richard duPont and Kelso
winning the 1962 Woodward
winner's circle -The Suburban 1963
winning The Suburban 1963
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​Bay/Brown Gelding
Foaled: April 4, 1957 
Location: Kentucky
Sire: Your Host
Dam: Maid of Flight
Breeder: Mrs. Richard DuPont
Owners: Bohemia Stable
Trainers: Carl Hanford
Career Earnings: $ 1,977,896
Career Results: 39(31) wins in 63 starts

Win Highlights
  • 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963 Jockey Gold Cup Handicap
  • 1961 Metropolitan Handicap
  • 1961, 1963 Suburban Handicap
  • 1963, 1965 Whitney Stakes
  • 1961, 1962, 1963 Woodward Stakes

Download Kelso's race record below.
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Kelso

1960 American Champion 3 Year Old Male

1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Champion Handicap Horse

1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 Horse of the Year

Elected to the National Racing Hall of Fame in 1967

Elected to the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame on January 23, 1977
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