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(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above is the title lobby card to the Bob Steele starrer, BILLY THE KID'S FIGHTING PALS (PRC, 1941). In the inset at the bottom left, you can spot Fuzzy St. John, Curley Dresden (checkerboard shirt, hands in the air), Sherry Tansey and Wally West (behind Bob Steele), and moustached Carleton Young on the right with the six-shooter.

Les Adams adds: In BILLY THE KID'S RANGE WAR (PRC, 1941), Steele rides a paint/pinto (described as both within the film) that he calls 'Boy' before Rex Lease steals him. Toward the end of the film, Steele finds the horse in front of the cantina and tells Fuzzy St. John "yeah, this is Toby".




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Above is a clip from the pressbook for the Three Mesquiteers' LONE STAR RAIDERS (Republic, 1940). Note the mention of Steele's two horses, the primary Boy and the stand-in/double named Sacks.



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Above - a crop from publicity material for SADDLEMATES (Republic, 1941) and from left to right are Rufe Davis, Bob Livingston, and Bob Steele. Steele appears to be riding Boy, but the face blaze is a tad different. Is this Sacks?



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above, from L-to-R are Steele, Jimmie Dodd (on a rental/studio hoss) and Tom Tyler during the final batch of Republic's Three Mesquiteers adventures. Steele switched to a darker hoss with no blaze or marks on its face. He would ride that same horse in the Monogram Trail Blazers. Is this Sacks or Zane... or who knows?



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above, the Monogram Trail Blazers, circa 1943-44. From L-to-R are Ken Maynard (now riding the white Tarzan II), Bob Steele, and Hoot Gibson. Gibson is riding 'Rusty, the Wonder Horse' which had earlier been used by Jack Randall and Tom Keene in their series at Monogram. When Maynard exited the Trail Blazers, Chief Thunder Cloud came in as the replacement --- Thunder Cloud rode Rusty and Gibson rode a different mount. The original Tarzan died around 1940.



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above is another of the Monogram Trail Blazer groupings: From L-to-R are Chief Thunder Cloud (Victor Daniels), Bob Steele and Hoot Gibson.  Steele is on the same horse that he rode as a member of the Republic's Three Mesquiteers. Thunder Cloud is riding Rusty, the Wonder Horse which had been ridden by Jack Randall and Tom Keene in their series at Monogram.



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Above, Bob Steele and Hoot Gibson on unidentified horses in a lobby card crop from TRIGGER LAW (Monogram, 1944), one of the trio of films they made together at Monogram after the demise of the Trail Blazers.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

In Steele's PRC oaters - as well as the earlier NORTHWEST TRAIL mountie film - Bob rode a horse named Coco (recognizable by the blonde mane and tail).  The above is a crop from a lobby card from SIX GUN MAN (PRC, 1946) with sidekick Syd Saylor and Steele on Coco. In THE NAVAJO KID (PRC, 1945), Steele is looking for a new horse and Saylor refers to his new mount as Coco. Lynn and Shery Jespersen are horse breeders and fans of the Morgan horse. Shery sent the following tidbit: "The stallion Dancing Don (Sireson x Kay Carma), a chestnut with flaxen mane and tail was the mount of Bob Steele in his Western movies." from The Morgan Horse (official Morgan Breed Journal and magazine), July 1961, p 38.



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