Racehorse Memorial Wall Worldwide
Honoring the valiant horses who have perished
in service to the Sport of Kings
Founded in 2005
Purpose and Criteria
Suggest a Horse
To learn more about the Memorial, please take a look at the updated
(via tab at top of Memorial)
Remember the Racehorses
Soldiers fall as casualties of war,
and so do the racehorses.
Battling to victory, some are wounded,
and some do not return.
For this reason:
Remember the racehorses ...
Added 2004 Horse to Memorial
Just a reminder that the Memorial page for years 1800 to 2013 is still active. Today we added Lord North to that page of the
The Memorial Rejoins Twitter
After a long hiatus from twitter, and with hopes of bringing more recognition to all the valiant horses, the Memorial has rejoined
Oldest Horses on the Memorial
Often starting as young as 2 years old, many horses race for their entire lives, for many years, then die in action without the chance for retirement.
Oldest horses ...
Most Starts for Horses on the Memorial
While every horse gives the maximum effort on-track, some achieve an incredible number of career starts, before their last.
Most starts ...
Racehorses Unknown, But Not Forgotten
is used on the Memorial when a source reports a fatality without disclosing the horse's name. Named or not, every horse
Racehorse Memorial Structure
Five pages comprise the
Suggest a Horse
Thousands are listed, yet many are missing. The Memorial only scratches the surface of the true death toll. Know of a horse who should be added?
Suggest a horse ...
There is a touch of divinity even in brutes, and a special halo about a horse
that should forever exempt him from indignities.