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Ogden Phipps was born on 26 November, 1908 in United States, is a businessman. Discover Ogden Phipps’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 94 years old?

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Age 94 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 26 November 1908
Birthday 26 November
Birthplace United States
Date of death (2002-04-21) West Palm Beach, Florida – United States
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Nationality United States

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Who Is Ogden Phipps’s Wife?

His wife is Ruth Pruyn –
​ ​(m. 1930; div. 1935)​ –
Lillian Stokes Bostwick McKim –
​ ​(m. 1937; died 1987)​

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Wife Ruth Pruyn –
​ ​(m. 1930; div. 1935)​ –
Lillian Stokes Bostwick McKim –
​ ​(m. 1937; died 1987)​
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Children Henry Ogden Phipps – Robert Lansing Phipps – Ogden Mills Phipps – Cynthia Phipps

Ogden Phipps Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Ogden Phipps worth at the age of 94 years old? Ogden Phipps’s income source is mostly from being a successful businessman. He is from United States. We have estimated
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, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
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Ogden and Lillian acquired 18th century French and English furniture and were early clients of Denning & Fourcade, who decorated fifteen homes for them, and they made many acquisitions through them. Ogden Phipps had an art collection that included works by Claude Monet and John Singer Sargent. He also maintained a greenhouse collection of orchid varieties from around the world.


In the film Secretariat, released in 2010, Ogden Phipps was portrayed by actor James Cromwell.


In 2003, Ogden Phipps was voted the Eclipse Award of Merit and in 2019 the American Thoroughbred horse racing industry’s highest honor as a Hall of Fame Pillar of the Turf.


Phipps was 93 when he died on April 21, 2002, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. Friend and fellow Thoroughbred owner Marylou Whitney called Phipps’s death “the end of an era in racing”.


Ogden Phipps bred nine champions of his own, winning Eclipse Awards for both leading owner and leading breeder in 1988. His most famous horses include Buckpasser, Personal Ensign, and Easy Goer, all of whom are in the United States Racing Hall of Fame. He never won the Kentucky Derby but came close twice, finishing second with Dapper Dan in 1965 and second again with Easy Goer in 1989, who went on to win the Belmont Stakes. He won two British Classic Races, taking the St. Leger Stakes with Boucher in 1972 and the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket Racecourse with Quick As Lightning. He won four Breeders’ Cup races. First with the undefeated Personal Ensign in 1988, then Dancing Spree in 1989, Inside Information and My Flag in 1995.


Ogden Phipps owned and bred Reviewer, who sired Ruffian for his sister, Barbara Phipps Janney. He inherited the stallion Bold Ruler from his mother’s estate, who was mated with the mare Somethingroyal in 1969. Through the toss of a coin, Penny Chenery, on behalf of her father Christopher Chenery, got the red chestnut colt Secretariat, the 1973 Triple Crown Winner.

In 1969, Phipps Plaza opened as the first multi-level mall in Atlanta, aiming to become the South’s leading luxury shopping destination. The mall originally opened with two levels. Purchased by financier Ogden Phipps in 1966 for less than $600,000, the development was sold in 1992 to Simon Properties Group for $488 million.


Four Hall of Fame trainers conditioned Phipps’ horses, beginning with the renowned Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons, who also trained for his mother’s Wheatley Stable. After Fitzsimmons’ retirement, Bill Winfrey came out of retirement to train for him in 1963 then Eddie Neloy took over in 1966, followed by John Russell in 1973, Angel Penna, Sr. in 1977 and Shug McGaughey in 1985.


After World War II, Ogden Phipps bought a group of horses from the estate of Colonel Edward R. Bradley that formed the basis for what would become his major horse racing operation. Like his family’s Wheatley Stable, Phipps too would use Claiborne Farm in Paris, Kentucky, for breeding and developing of his horses. In 1959 he became a founding member of the New York Racing Association and a member of its board of trustees. Approaching his 80th birthday, he resigned in 1988 and was named a director emeritus. He also served as a chairman of The Jockey Club for twenty years and at the time of his death was the club’s longest-reigning member.


After their divorce, Ruth remarried in 1936 to Marshall Field III. Ogden Phipps remarried on November 4, 1937, to divorcee Lillian Stokes Bostwick McKim (1906–1987), the sister of Hall of Fame steeplechase jockey, George Herbert Bostwick. Lillian would become a major figure in American steeplechase racing who owned two U.S. Racing Hall of Fame horses and won the American Grand National eight times. She was also the mother of three daughters from her first marriage to Robert McKim, and together, Ogden and Lillian had two more children:


On June 14, 1930, Phipps married Ruth Pruyn (1907–1994) of Glen Cove, New York. Before divorcing in 1935, they had two children:


His mother and uncle loved Thoroughbred horses and formed Wheatley Stable in 1926 as a partnership that successfully raced and bred Thoroughbreds. Influenced by his mother, Ogden Phipps first registered his own black with cherry cap racing silks in 1932.


Ogden Phipps (November 26, 1908 – April 21, 2002) was an American stockbroker, court tennis champion and Hall of Fame member, thoroughbred horse racing executive and owner/breeder, and an art collector and philanthropist. In 2001, he was inducted into the International Court Tennis Hall of Fame.

Ogden Phipps was born in New York City on November 26, 1908, the son of Henry Carnegie Phipps and Gladys Livingston Mills. He was named for his mother’s brother, Ogden L. Mills. His grandfather Henry Phipps was a major philanthropist who had amassed a fortune as the second-largest shareholder in the Carnegie Steel Company. Educated at Harvard University, Ogden Phipps became a champion court tennis player, capturing the U.S. championship seven times and the British championship once.