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Assault, winner of the 1946 Kentucky Derby and the 7th horse to win the US Triple Crown.
1943-1971. 42 starts: 18-6-8.
By Bold Venture out of Igual.
Notable Wins & Honors
Wood Memorial (1946)
Kentucky Derby (1946)
Preakness Stakes (1946)
Belmont Stakes (1946)
Pimlico Special (1946)
Champion 3 yr old (1946)
Horse of the Year (1946)
Inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame (1964)

Assault, winner of the 1946 Kentucky Derby and the 7th horse to win the US Triple Crown.

1943-1971. 42 starts: 18-6-8.

By Bold Venture out of Igual.

Notable Wins & Honors

  • Wood Memorial (1946)
  • Kentucky Derby (1946)
  • Preakness Stakes (1946)
  • Belmont Stakes (1946)
  • Pimlico Special (1946)
  • Champion 3 yr old (1946)
  • Horse of the Year (1946)
  • Inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame (1964)
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