R. Thomas

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R. Thomas
Sire Nadir
Grandsire Nasrullah
Dam Fleet Flight
Damsire Count Fleet
Sex Gelding
Foaled 1961
Country United States
Colour Bay
Breeder Claiborne Farm
Owner Roger W. Wilson
Trainer Dave Erb
Record 65: 20-11-14
Earnings US$381,809
Major wins
Skaal Handicap (1964)
Vosburgh Handicap (1965)
Westchester Handicap (1966, 1968)
Carousel Handicap (1967)
Sport Page Handicap (1967)
Sysonby Handicap (1967)
Equipoise Mile Handicap (1968)
Salvator Mile Handicap (1968)

R. Thomas (March 13, 1961 – 1971) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse bred in Kentucky by Bull Hancock at his renowned Claiborne Farm. Sired by Nadir, the 1957 American Co-Champion Two-Year-Old Colt, his dam was Fleet Flight, a daughter of 1948 U.S. Triple Crown champion, Count Fleet.[1]

Raced by Roger W. Wilson, and trained by former jockey David Erb, R. Thomas was a top handicap horse in American middle distance racing during the mid 1960s. Among his wins, the bay gelding captured two editions of the Westchester Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York.[2][3]

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