Mar. 13, 1998 Lexington Fayette County Kentucky, USA
Thoroughbred Race Horse.
Sired by 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, Risen Star finished in the money in all 11 of his races winning 8 of them including the last 2 legs of the Triple Crown. He won the 1988 Belmont Stakes by 14 3/4 lengths, fourth longest margin of victory behind only Secretariat(31), Count Fleet(25) and Man O'War(20).
In 1988 Risen Star won the Eclipse Award as American Champion Three-Year-Old Male Horse becoming the only 3rd generation winner, Secretariat(1973), Bold Ruler (1957).