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Sire Last Tycoon
Dam Flame of Tara
Grandsire Try My Best
Damsire Artaius
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1988
Country Ireland
Color Brown
Breeder Kilcarn Stud
Owner Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer John L. Dunlop
Record 7: 3-1-0
Earnings $471,029
Sample is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Flame of Tara by Last Tycoon. He was born around 1988 in Ireland, and was bred by Kilcarn Stud.
Major wins
Craven Stakes (1991)
St. James's Palace Stakes (1991)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on October 17, 2007

Marju (Chinese: 馬足) (foaled March 12, 1988 in Ireland) is a retired a Thoroughbred racehorse bred by Kilcarn Stud and owned by Hamdan Al Maktoum. He was sired by Last Tycoon out of Flame of Tara.

Trained by John Dunlop, Marju raced 7 times during his career and was ridden by Willie Carson each time. He won 3 races including the Craven Stakes and the St. James's Palace Stakes, as well as finishing second to Generous in the 1991 Epsom Derby. He won a total prize money of £282,640.

He is a half-brother to Group One winner Salsabil.

Retired to stud duty, Marju has sired a number of stakes winners including the filly Soviet Song and the noted Hong Kong runners Viva Pataca and Indigenous.

Name origins

Marju is an Estonian name (as well as the plural partitive for mari (berry) in Estonian). Marju is also a name that belongs to the Fulah ethnic group in West Africa.



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