Blue Peter

1948 Champion 2-Year Old Male

Elected to the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame on January 23, 1977
Bay Horse
Foaled: 1946
Location: Kentucky
Sire: War Admiral
Dam: Carillon
Breeder: Joseph M. Roebling
Owner: Joseph M. Roebling
Trainer: Andy Schuttinger
Career Length: 1 year (1948)
Career Earnings: $ 189,185
Career Results: 8(6) in 10 starts

Win Highlights
  • ​1948 Belmont Futurity Stakes
  • 1948 Hopeful Stakes
  • 1948 Garden State Stakes
Photo courtesy of Joseph M. Roebling family.
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Blue Peter is buried underneath a live oak tree at the Aiken Training Track. The tree has become the logo of the track and is know as Blue Peter's Tree.
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