Precisionist: precocious, durable, versatile – and dripping with charisma

“In the never-ending search for the perfect Thoroughbred, lovers of the sport have settled for ‘old school’ and ‘all-around’ as a form of lofty compromise, and a precious few have come along fill the bill.

Round Table could win from seven furlongs on the dirt to 12 furlongs on the grass. Dr. Fager was a champion in three divisions. Secretariat left nothing to be desired, except more of the same.

Another name is often mentioned, as a variation on the theme. Precocious, durable, versatile, and dripping with charisma, that name belongs to Precisionist, whose flaming journey across racing’s firmament stretched through parts of six memorable seasons.”

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