HAVE YOU HEARD OF ‘HOLY ROLLER’, The World’s Tallest Racehorse?: 18.1′ HANDS!






Yesterday I wrote about Sam, my friend’s horse who is over 18 hands.

Well, one of you wrote to me and asked if I had ever heard of Holy Roller, the World’s Tallest Thoroughbred Racehorse at 18.1 hands…

??

How could a racehorse be 18.1 hands?!

So I did some research… AND HE WAS AMAZING!  From Australia.  He hit his peak in 1997.

You must read on!

Click to watch a video of Holy Roller come from dead last to win by this much!

Click to watch a video of Holy Roller working his way from dead last to win by this much!  This is a fuzzy video, but Holy Roller is the one waaaaay in front,

HOLY ROLLER’S STORY

I was going to write it all up from the bits and pieces I found on the Internet, but then I found that someone else had already done that – and well.  The Aussies have such a colorful way of storytelling… The piece was a delight to read.  (And the photos are awesome!)

So, I figured I should credit the writer, Costa Rolfe, and give you the original link from www.Punters.com.au.  Great job, Costa!

HERE YOU GO:

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Click image to read original story

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Our July Bucket Fund horse - It has been 18 days and MG is coming around!  Can you believe he is still this skinny?!  click to read his story!

Our July Bucket Fund horse – It has been 18 days and MG is coming around! Can you believe he is still this skinny?! click to read his story!

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Yikes!


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2 comments have been posted...

  1. Rachael

    My word he’s enormous. That race was amazing. Anyone else imagining what a foal by him out of Zenyatta would look like?

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