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Mr. Nickerson

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Mr. Nickerson


1986 Bay Horse by Slewpy-Municipal Bond, by Nashua

Owner: Robert H. A. Nixon
Trainer: Mark J. Reid
Breeder: Seminole Syndicate

Biography: Mr. Nickerson was a brilliant sprinter for fellow Parx Racing Hall of Fame trainer Mark Reid. The multiple graded stakes winner broke his maiden first time out in 1988 at Philadelphia Park, won an allowance race here in 1989 and was second in the 1990 Philadelphia Park Budweiser Breeders’ Cup H (G3).

Career Highlights*:
1st: Boojum Handicap (G2), True North Handicap (G2), Bold Ruler Stakes (G3), Roseben Handicap (G3), A Phenomenon Stakes, Bombay Duck Stakes, Sporting Plate Handicap
2nd: Bay Shore Stakes (G2), Best Turn Stakes (G3), Boojum Handicap (G3), Philadelphia Park Budweiser Breeders’ Cup Handicap (G3), Riva Ridge Stakes (G3), Swift Stakes (G3)
3rd: Vosburgh Stakes (G1), A Phenomenon Stakes (G3), Finger Lakes Budweiser Breeders’ Cup Handicap
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.