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Palestine (1947–1974) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. Owned and bred by Aga Khan III he was out of the mare Una and sired by Fair Trial.[2][3]

Palestine
SireFair Trial
GrandsireFairway
DamUna
DamsireTetratema
SexStallion
Foaled1947
CountryGreat Britain
ColourGrey
BreederAga Khan III
OwnerAga Khan III
TrainerMarcus Marsh
Record13: 11-1-0
Earnings£38,515[1]
Major wins
Coventry Stakes (1949)
Richmond Stakes (1949)
Gimcrack Stakes (1949)
Champagne Stakes (1949)
2000 Guineas (1950)
St. James's Palace Stakes (1950)
Sussex Stakes (1950)
Awards
Champion Irish Sire of Two Year Olds (1964)
Last updated on 23 October 2011

Trained by Marcus Marsh and ridden by Charlie Smirke, Palestine was the winner of the 2000 Guineas in 1950. In all he won eleven of his thirteen outings.[2]

Palestine retired to stud in 1951 and in 1964 was the leading Irish sire of two-year-olds.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pickering, Martin (1981). Pedigrees of Leading Winners 1960–1980. London: J.A. Allen & Co. Ltd. p. 184. ISBN 0-85131-372-8.
  2. ^ a b c Palestine Horse Pedigree
  3. ^ Horseracing History Online – Person Profile : H H Aga Khan III