|Foaled||1945 died 1965|
|Owner||J. B. Ferguson|
|American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame|
Unraced as a Thoroughbred, the stallion Top Deck (1945–1965) went on to become a famous sire of Quarter Horses.
Top Deck was foaled in 1945 and was injured as a young foal, preventing a racing career.His sire was a grandson of Man o' War named Equestrian. His dam was a daughter of Chicaro, a horse known for speed at the short distances.
He was the sire of Go Man Go, Rebel Cause, Top Ladybug, Mighty Deck, Decketta, War Machine and Moon Deck.Two of his sons were inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame – Go Man Go and Moon Deck. He sired 440 Quarter Horse foals, with four AQHA Champions, 219 Race Registers of Merit, twelve Performance Registers of Merit and twenty-one Superior Race Horse awards. Two of his offspring earned the AQHA Supreme Champion award – Astro Deck and War Machine. Top Deck was 20 years old when he died in 1965.
Top Deck died in 1965 in Purcell, Oklahoma.
Top Deck was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 1990.
|Peter Pan I|
|Man o' War|
|=Lady Hamburg II|
|Peter Pan I|
|*Sir Gallahad 3rd|
|Man o' War|
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