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“Man o’ War was feted in 1938 with a party for his 21st birthday that was broadcast on national radio by NBC from the stallion barn at Faraway Farm. Man o’ War received a cake of oats and carrots while 700 to 800 people looked on. 
Among that was A.B. “Happy” Chandler, who asked Man o’ War for his vote. Then Man o’ War was asked if his son, War Admiral, was going to win the Derby. “Right at that time the horse’s head went up and down, I saw it,” said Harry Scott, whose father, Harrie Scott, was a longtime manager of Faraway. And War Admiral did win the Derby, along with the Triple Crown”

Man o’ War was feted in 1938 with a party for his 21st birthday that was broadcast on national radio by NBC from the stallion barn at Faraway Farm. Man o’ War received a cake of oats and carrots while 700 to 800 people looked on.

Among that was A.B. “Happy” Chandler, who asked Man o’ War for his vote. Then Man o’ War was asked if his son, War Admiral, was going to win the Derby. “Right at that time the horse’s head went up and down, I saw it,” said Harry Scott, whose father, Harrie Scott, was a longtime manager of Faraway. And War Admiral did win the Derby, along with the Triple Crown”

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