Funny Cide

Celebrating the career of Funny Cide.

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Funny Cide in his stall, two months before the 2003 Kentucky Derby.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

On the way to an impressive win.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Under the Twin Spires and into the pages of history.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Jockey Jose Santos celebrates the coveted Derby win.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The owner's box erupts with a once in a lifetime joy.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

That's what it's all about!

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The proud connections clutch the coveted trophy.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

That's right, a Kentucky Derby winner lives here.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Back to the business of preparing for the next race.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

On the way to two in a row.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Two down, one to go…

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Assistant trainer Robin Smullen leads horse and rider to the Pimlico winner's circle.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The thrill…

Photo: Skip Dickstein

A job well done.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

The champion arrives at Belmont for his date with destiny.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

The owners arrive in the usual manner.

Photo: Gary I. Rothstein

Our own Lenny Shulman makes the trip from upstate New York with the Sackatoga team.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

The moment of truth awaits…

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

the agony...

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt

Jockey Jose Santos consoles trainer Barclay Tagg after Funny Cide was beaten soundly in the 135th running of the Belmont Stakes.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Team Funny Cide relaxes that summer.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Funny Cide enjoys a break in the action.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

The family portrait.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Edgar Prado prepares to take over the mount during the 2004 season.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Off to a good start in the '04 Excelsior Handicap.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

The familiar finishing stride.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Add the Jockey Club Gold Cup to my resume, please.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

An April Fool's smile in '05.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Sunrise at Santa Anita.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

An evening stroll.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Now, that feels good!

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

The August of his last campaign.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Robin Smullen and the Man of the Hour warm up ""Funny Cide Day at the Spa""

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

The champion passes one last review.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

NYRA president Charles Hayward presents Funny Cide with an edible Gold Rolex Watch to mark the NY-breds retirement from racing.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Local boy made good calls it a career.

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

Thanks for the memories!

Photo: Barbara D. Livingston

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