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Fun Autry Fact:

According to a 1953 fan magazine estimate, if all the recordings that Gene sold were stacked one atop of the other, the pile would be 57 miles high.

Champion, World's Wonder Horse

Lindy Champion (b. 1927 – d. undetermined)

  • Sorrel-colored
  • 4 white stockings
  • Oval topped blaze with a black dot on his nose
  • Gelding
  • Registered Tennessee Walking Horse
  • Made personal appearances
  • Born May 20, 1927, on the day of Charles Lindbergh's historic flight from New York to Paris, France
  • Highlights: made aviation history as the first horse to make a transcontinental flight from Burbank to New York; made 1939 personal appearance in Britain

Research assistance provided by author Petrine Mitchum.


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