Ethel D. Jacobs
American racehorse ownerDied when: 91 years 236 days (1099 months)
Star Sign: Pisces
Ethel D.Jacobs (March 18, 1910 - November 9, 2001) was a prominent American Thoroughbred racehorse owner/breeder who was a three-time leading owner in North America.
Married to U.S.Racing Hall of Fame trainer Hirsch Jacobs, Ethel Jacobs used salmon pink and green racing silks.
She and her husband owned Stymie Manor, a horse breeding operation in Sparks, Maryland.She owned and raced a number of successful horses trained by her husband and her son.
Ethel Jacobs was the leading owner in North America in 1936, 1937, and 1943.Among her notable horses were: * Stymie - 1975 United States' Racing Hall of Fame, retired as the world's leading money-earner * Searching - 1978 United States' Racing Hall of Fame * Affectionately - 1989 United States' Racing Hall of Fame * Personality, won the 1970 Preakness Stakes, voted American Horse of the Year * High Echelon, won the 1970 Belmont Stakes