A Commemorative Medal was made for the 40th Anniversary 1934-1974 honoring "Seabiscuit" winnings of
the Santa Anita Handicap
|The Real SEABISCUIT
( won 1938 Hollywood Gold Cup)
SEABISCUIT was foaled 1933 in Kentucky - died 1947 in California and was a grandson of
Below is Seabiscuit's Grandfather: Man O' War
The Movie Horse as Seabiscuit
The horse playing the role of the racing horse Seabiscuit was one of his real life sons. "The story of Seabiscuit" film followed the life of Seabiscuit, some fictional parts added, from his early races to a dramatic broken leg that didn't stop him from later winning pretigious races. Shirley Temple celebrated her 21st birthday during filming.
Barry Fitzgerald, Movie Horse Seabiscuit,
Shirley Temple and Lon McAllister
"THE STORY OF SEABISCUIT" movie unveiling of the life size Seabiscuit statue at Santa Anita Park. It is a life-size bronze statue in the Santa Anita paddock gardens. National Museum of Racing, Saratoga Springs, NY also has a replica of the statue of Seabiscut. SHIRLEY TEMPLE, who starred in the movie can be seen at the far left of the photo. (below)
Shirley Temple Lon McAllister and the movie horse. (below photos)
The life of Seabiscuit has previously been made into a film. Warner Brothers made The Story of Seabiscuit (1949) , a fictionalized drama starring Shirley Temple as the niece of Barry Fitzgerald, who played Seabiscuit's trainer. It included footage from actual races run by Seabiscuit. The Three Stooges made a comedy movie about them becoming owners of Seabiscuit, the "talking" horse, in "Even as I.O.U." (1942) Seabiscuit is now in "2002" again being remade into a new factual movie of this century. Universal Studios, has the latest version of the true story of Seabiscuit. Freelance author Laura Hillenbrand wrote the latest book about Seabiscuit and it is used as reference for the new movie. The screenplay is written by Eric Roth.
Books about Seabiscuit
|"Seabiscuit: An American Legend"
by Laura Hillenbrand
The Saga of a Great Champion"
by B.K. Beckwith
|"Come on Seabiscuit"
by Ralph Moody
horse racing board games
Breyer Plastic and Hartland Horse Mold of Seabiscuit
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The Story of Seabiscuit (1949)
Legend of Seabiscuit 2001 movie