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Nimbus II

Nimbus
Sire Elf
Dam Nephte
Grandsire Upas
Damsire Flying Fox
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1910
Country France
Color Bay
Breeder Edmond Blanc
Trainer George Cunnington, Sr.
Record not found
Earnings not found
Summary
Nimbus is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Nephte by Elf. He was born around 1910 in France, and was bred by Edmond Blanc.
Major wins
Prix Greffulhe (1913)
La Coupe d'Or (1913)
Prix du Conseil Municipal (1913)
Prix des Sablons (1914)
Prix Biennal (1914)
Prix Boiard (1914)
Prix du Cadran (1914)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 6, 2008

Nimbus (foaled 1910) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse whose damsire was the 1899 British Triple Crown Champion, Flying Fox. Nimbus was owned and raced by leading French horseman Alexandre Aumont of Haras de Victot in Victot-Pontfol, Calvados.

One of several horses named Nimbus, he is designated as Nimbus "II" in accordance with his birth year. Trained by George Cunnington, Sr. at Chantilly, he was a multiple stakes winner in France.

As a sire, Nimbus notably produced Le Capucin whose wins included the1923 Prix du Jockey Club and the 1924 Grand International d'Ostende.

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