Claiborne's Hall of Fame

Outstanding Horses Associated With Claiborne Farm

*Ambiorix

1946 – 1975

*Forli

1963 – 1988

*Le Fabuleux

1961 – 1985

*Nasrullah

1940 – 1959

*Princequillo

1940 – 1964

Arch

1994 – 2016

Blame

2006 – Present

Blenheim II

1927 – 1958

Bold Reasoning

1968 – 1975

Bold Ruler

1954 – 1971

Boundary

1990 – 2012

Buckpasser

1963 – 1978

Dahlia

1970 – 2001

Damascus

1964 – 1995

Danzig

1977 – 2006

Devil’s Bag

1981 – 2005

Double Jay

1944 – 1972

Doubledogdare

1953 – 1974

Easy Goer

1986 – 1994

Forego

1970 – 1997

Forty Niner

1985 – Present

Gallant Fox

1927 – 1954

Gamely

1964 – 1975

Go for Wand

1987 – 1990

Hoist the Flag

1968 – 1980

Inside Information

1991 – Present

Kelso

1957 – 1983

Lure

1989 – 2017

Misty Morn

1952 – 1971

Moccasin

1963 – 1986

Mr. Prospector

1970 – 1999

My Flag

1993 – 2014

Nijinsky II

1967 – 1992

Nureyev

1977 – 2001

Omaha

1932 – 1959

Personal Ensign

1984 – 2010

Private Account

1976 – 2005

Pulpit

1994 – 2012

Relaxing

1976 – 1999

Riva Ridge

1969 – 1985

Round Table

1954 – 1987

Ruffian

1972 – 1975

Seabiscuit

1933 – 1947

Secretariat

1970 – 1989

Seeking the Gold

1985 – 2016

Shenanigans

1963 – 1977

Sir Gallahad III

1920 – 1949

Sir Ivor

1965 – 1995

Swale

1981 – 1984

Doing the Usual Unusually Well

100-Years of Claiborne Farm

From Virginia to the Bluegrass, 1910-1947

THE EARLY YEARS

World-renowned Kentucky Thoroughbred farm, Claiborne, has origins in Virginia. There, Civil War veteran Capt. Richard Hancock raised Thoroughbreds on his wife’s family’s Ellerslie Farm. The move to Kentucky came with the next generation when Capt. Hancock’s son Arthur B. Hancock

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New Leadership, Continuing Success, 1947-1972

Arthur B. (Bull) Hancock Jr. was discharged from the Army in when his father’s health required help in running the farm. By 1949, he was in charge. Like his father, Bull Hancock had grown up with the thought that his life’s work would be in the horse business. He had prepared via summers working in

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Another Generation Takes the Helm, 1972-2015

The longest period of leadership in Claiborne Farm’s history is that of Seth Hancock. Seth was 23 when Bull Hancock died, and although the father’s will pointed toward joint leadership with outsider supervision, matters soon worked their way out for Seth to be in charge. Seth had attended University

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