At the age of 3, this horse was already known as a champion and retired on a ranch in Douglas, Wyoming. He was a world famous race horse in 1919 and very fast.

The horses name was Sir Barton and was the fastest horse in the world. He was the first horse to ever win the derby's Triple Crown, winning Preakness Stakes, the Belmont and the Kentucky Derby, all in the same year.

He first retired in the state of Virginia, but ended up in Nebraska, before a Douglas rancher by the name of J.R. Hylton brought him to Douglas, Wyoming.

Washington State Park in Douglas, is home to the beautiful statue of Sir Barton, which is the race horses final resting place. He was royalty and will ever be remembered here in the Cowboy State.




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