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Palestine (horse)

Palestine
Sire Fair Trial
Dam Una
Grandsire Fairway
Damsire Tetratema
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1947
Country Great Britain
Breeder Aga Khan III
Owner Aga Khan III
Trainer Marcus Marsh
Record 13: 11-1-0
Earnings $38,216
Summary
Palestine is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Una by Fair Trial. He was born around 1947 in Great Britain, and was bred by Aga Khan III.
Major wins
Coventry Stakes (1949)
Richmond Stakes (1949)
Gimcrack Stakes (1949)
Champagne Stakes (1949)
2,000 Guineas (1950)
St. James's Palace Stakes (1950)
Sussex Stakes (1950)
Awards
Champion Irish Sire of Two Year Olds (1964)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on January 20, 2008

Palestine (1947-1974) was a British thoroughbred racehorse. Owned and bred by HH Aga Khan III he was out of the mare Una and sired by Fair Trial.[1][2]

Trained by Marcus Marsh and ridden by Charlie Smirke, Palestine was the winner of the 2,000 Guineas in 1950. In all he won eleven of his thirteen outings.[1]

Palestine retired to stud in 1951 and in 1964 was the leading Irish sire of two year olds.[1]

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