Jump to: navigation, search

Nimbus II

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
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.



Premier Equine Classifieds


Subscribe to our newsletter and keep abreast of the latest news, articles and information delivered directly to your inbox.

Did You Know?

Modern horse breeds developed in response to a need for "form to function", the necessity to develop certain physical characteristics in order to perform a certain type of work... More...

The Gypsy Cob was originally bred to be a wagon horse and pulled wagons or caravans known as Vardos; a type of covered wagon that people lived in... More...

Archaeological evidence indicates that the Arabian horse bloodline dates back 4,500 years. Throughout history, Arabian horses spread around the world by both war and trade.... More...

That the term "Sporthorse" is a term used to describe a type of horse rather than any particular breed... More...