Hall of Fame 1975 [1940-1961]
King\'s Counsel was most famous for his record breaking races against Adios. In 1944, at four, he won 10 of his 12 starts, his only two defeats being by Adios. He continued in the limelight as a stallion at Gainesway and Castleton Farms. A Volomite-Margaret Spangler foal, King\'s Counsel became the sire of twelve in 2:00 and 118 in 2:05 and by the time of his death in 1961, he had sired dams producing 14 foals racing in 2:00 and 127 in 2:05.