Karasi (born 1995) is an Australian Racing Hall of Fame champion steeplechase horse bred in Ireland. The horse is best known for winning the world's richest steeplechase race, the Nakayama Grand Jump at Nakayama Racecourse, Japan for three consecutive years (2005, 2006, 2007). He was a top flat performer as a younger horse, with his best performance being a fourth in the 2001 Melbourne Cup, in which he was the highest placed Australian trained runner. He suffered a career-ending injury while in Japan preparing for his fourth Grand Jump.[1]

Karasi
SireKahyasi (IRE)
GrandsireIle de Bourbon (USA)
DamKaramita (IRE)
DamsireShantung (FR)
SexGelding
Foaled20 February 1995
CountryIreland
ColourBay
BreederAga Khan Studs
OwnerIEH Musgrove, A Foat, EST J Morgan, PJ Morgan, GJ Morgan
TrainerDavid Hall
Eric Musgrove
Record97:16-9-11
Earnings$3,747,283
Major wins
Geelong Cup (2001)
Nakayama Grand Jump (2005, 2006, 2007)
Honours
Australian Racing Hall of Fame

Karasi was indicated to Australian Racing Hall of Fame in 2018.[2]

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  1. ^ Karasi career over
  2. ^ "Australian Racing Hall of Fame (Inductees 2018)". Australian Racing Museum & Hall of Fame. Racing Victoria.

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