Keyword: the aga khan

  • Prix de Diane Winner Valyra Euthanized

    The Aga Khan's Valyra, winner of this year's Prix de Diane (Fr-I), suffered a fracture to her femur while training at Deauville in France the morning of Aug. 29 and had to be euthanized due to the extent of her injury.

  • Messara and the Aga Khan Join Forces

    Australian industry leader John Messara has continued his international expansion by entering into a breeding agreement with one of the world's most famous racing and breeding figures, the Aga Khan.

  • The Aga Khan spoke Tuesday night as the guest of honor at the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association awards' dinner

    The Aga Khan Comments on Trends in Breeding Industry

    In his speech to the British breeding industry, The Aga Khan reflected on his philosophies as well as the industry's future. The top British breeder said what he and other traditional breeders find it "particularly difficult to manage today is the way in which the financial drivers of the breeding industry are changing it. An example is the 40-share stallion syndicate of a horse that never left his operating base, which is now being replaced by limitless books of mares for stallions who will travel to any market that will purchase their services."

  • British Breeders' Group Honoring The Aga Khan

    The Aga Khan will be the guest of honor at the British Thoroughbred Breeders' Association's prestigious annual Awards Dinner at the Churchill Hotel in London on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001. Among the horses campaigned by The Aga Khan this year were Vodafone Derby, Irish Derby, and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Sinndar and Breeders' Cup Turf winner Kalanisi.

  • Daliapour Sold to Hong Kong-Based Owner

    Vodafone Coronation Cup (Eng-I) winner Daliapour has been sold to Hong Kong-based Robert Ng, and the 4-year-old will race in the colors of his new owner in the Honk Kong International Vase on Sunday, Dec. 17, <i>Sporting Life</i> reports.

  • Sinndar Romps in Prix Niel

    The Aga Khan's dual Derby winner Sinndar ran away to an eight-length win over fellow 3-year-olds in Sunday's Prix Niel-Casino d'Enghien-les-Bains Barriere (Fr-II) at Longchamp, France.

  • Sendawar Retired; Montjeu Uncertain for Irish Champion Stakes

    <i>The Racing Post</i> reports that the Aga Khan's Sendawar has been retired from racing and that Montjeu has suffered a "training setback" and may miss his scheduled start in Saturday's Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I). According to the <i>Post</i>, Giant's Causeway may now substitute for Montjeu in the Irish race.