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Cheating Arthur

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Cheating Arthur

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1975 Chestnut Gelding by Quadrangle-In the Wings, by Greek Song

Owner: Stanley Joselson / Trojan Horse Stable
Trainer: Dennis “Goose” Heimer / Keith LeBarron
Breeder: Stanley Joselson

Biography: Cheating Arthur was Keystone’s “house horse” and a fan favorite during much of his nine-year career, winning stakes races at 4, 5, 6 and 7. A strapping 17-hand gelding, Cheating Arthur was purchased by trainer Goose Heimer in New York, where he had not been running well. All but one of his stakes performances was at Keystone Racetrack. His list of victories includes the Hessian H., Southampton H., Gettysburg H., and at 7 he scored in the Independence H.

Career Highlights*:
1st: Bensalem Handicap, Germantown Handicap, Gettysburg Handicap, Hessian Handicap, Hobson Handicap, Independence Handicap (2x), Southampton Handicap (2x)
2nd: Gettysburg Handicap
3rd: Independence Handicap, Longport Handicap, Quaker Handicap
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.