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Azra (horse)

Azra
Sire Reform
Dam Albia
Grandsire Leamington
Damsire Alarm
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1889
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder George J. Long
Owner Bashford Manor Stable
Trainer John H. Morris
Record 23: 5-3-7
Earnings $20,710
Summary
Azra is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Albia by Reform. He was born around 1889 in the United States, and was bred by George J. Long.
Major wins

Champagne Stakes (1891)
Clark Handicap (1892)
Travers Stakes (1892)

American Classic Race wins:
Kentucky Derby (1892)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Azra (1889–1909) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. He was bred in Kentucky by George J. Long and raced under the colors of his Bashford Manor Stable. His sire was Reform, a son of the very important sire Leamington. Azra was out of the mare Albia whose sire, Alarm, also sired Himyar.

Trained by John H. Morris, Azra's regular jockey was Alonzo Clayton. At age two, he won one of the important races for his age group, the Champagne Stakes. At age three, Azra won the Kentucky Derby in a race against just two other horses then went on to win the Clark Handicap and the Travers Stakes.

Azra was not successful at stud, and died at the age of 20 years at Bashford Manor Stable.[1]

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