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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

Television Champion (dates undetermined)

  • Light sorrel-colored with a bleached mane and tail
  • 4 white stockings
  • Wide blaze that extended over his nose and lower lip
  • Gelding
  • Appeared in Gene's final movies and was in The Gene Autry Show from 1950 to 1955; was also in The Adventures of Champion from 1955 to 1956
  • Third "official" screen Champion
  • Inspired a comic book series titled Gene Autry's Champion

Research assistance provided by author Petrine Mitchum.

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