Owner: Henryk de Kwiatkowski
Foaling Date: 1983
Pedigree: Danzig and Gdynia of Sir Ivor
Dosage: 6-20-22-2-0 (50)
Dosage Index / CD: 2.85 / 0.60
Notes: Danzig Connection is best known for his classic style of racing in the American Classic races. He is owned and bred by Henryk de Kwiatkowsk i champion Danzig and out of the mare Gdynia. Besides itís renowned parents, itís grandsire was the great Northern Dancer while his damsire was the 1968 United Kingdom Horse of the Year and Epsom Derby winner Sir Ivor. Danzig Connection raced at two in 1985 for the first time and in the Meadowland Racetrack it defeated Storm Cat to capture the World Appeal Stakes. At three-year -old Danzig Connection snatched a victory in the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park but the biggest win of itís career came through posting a win in the 1986 Belmont Stakes. It showed a brilliant performanc e all through the next couple of sessions including some worth mentioning : Haskell Invitation al Handicap, Travers Stakes, Jockey Club Gold Cup and Pegasus Stakes. Danzig Connection retired to stud in 2003.
|• Major Racing Wins: ó ∑ Peter Pan Stakes (1986) ∑ Pegasus Stakes (1986)|
|• American Classic Race wins: ó ∑ Belmont Stakes (1986)|