LONG AGO, BUT NOT SO FAR AWAY

While recently researching an newsletter article for the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred about Good Night Shirt and other Virginia-connected steeplechase horses that managed to win back-to-back titles, we came across this advertisement in the 1942 edition of the American Racing Manual.

Some 17 years later, Brookmeade would produce the 1959 Horse of the Year Sword Dancer.