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Sire Ile de Bourbon
Dam Kadissya
Grandsire Nijinsky
Damsire Blushing Groom
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1985
Country Ireland
Color Bay
Breeder HH Aga Khan IV
Owner HH Aga Khan IV
Trainer Luca Cumani
Record 7: 5-1-0
Earnings £627,800
Kahyasi is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Kadissya by Ile de Bourbon. He was born around 1985 in Ireland, and was bred by HH Aga Khan IV.
Major wins
Lingfield Derby Trial (1988)
Epsom Derby (1988)
Irish Derby (1988)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on June 16, 2008

Kahyasi (1985-2008) was an Irish-bred and British-trained Thoroughbred racehorse, winner of the Epsom Derby in 1988.

Kahyasi was trained by Luca Cumani during his racing career and was ridden by Ray Cochrane to a length-and-a-half victory over Glacial Storm in the Epsom Classic.

He went on the win the Irish Derby but was retired after finishing sixth to Tony Bin in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

Stud record

Owned and bred by the Aga Khan, he undertook stud duties at the Aga's Haras de Bonneval stud in Normandy until June 2008 when he was put down at the age of 23 after being diagnosed as suffering from a tumour.

At stud, he sired over 20 graded stakes winners including. [1]

  • Hasili, outstanding broodmare
  • Karasi, Geelong Cup
  • Zainta, Prix de Diane G1[2]


  1. [1]
  2. ASB: Kahyasi Retrieved on 2009-9-6
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