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Palestine (horse)

Palestine
Sire Fair Trial
Grandsire Fairway
Dam Una
Damsire Tetratema
Sex Stallion
Foaled 1947
Country Great Britain
Colour Grey
Breeder Aga Khan III
Owner Aga Khan III
Trainer Marcus Marsh
Record 13: 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

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]

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]

References

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  2. ^ a b c Palestine Horse Pedigree
  3. ^ Horseracing History Online - Person Profile : H H Aga Khan III
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