Raise a Native

Title

Raise a Native

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

Conformation photograph of the American Thoroughbred Raise a Native with groom taken in April of 1964.

Raise a Native (by Native Dancer out of Raise You) was bred by Happy Hill Farm in Newtown Township, Pennsylvania. Trained by Hall of Famer Burley Parke, Raise a Native claimed the title of Turf and Sport Digest American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt in 1963 and held an undefeated four-start record in which he set or met track records in three of those races before sustaining a career-ending tendon injury.

Raise a Native was purchased by Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1963 where he began his renowned stud career. Regarded as one of the most influential American Thoroughbred sires, Raise a Native sired 74 stakes winners, including Mr. Prospector, Alydar, Majestic Prince, and Exclusive Native.

Creator

Joel Clyne Meadors

Date

1964-04

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

acetate negative

Files

Meadors - 1964-04 Raise A Native.jpg

Citation

Joel Clyne Meadors, “Raise a Native,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 17, 2018, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/364.