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Pilsudski (horse)

Pilsudski
Sire Polish Precedent
Dam Cocotte
Grandsire Danzig
Damsire Troy
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1992
Country Ireland
Color Bay
Breeder Ballymacoll Stud
Owner Lord Weinstock
Trainer Michael Stoute
Record 23: 11-7-1
Earnings US$3,461,555
Summary
Pilsudski is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Cocotte by Polish Precedent. He was born around 1992 in Ireland, and was bred by Ballymacoll Stud.
Major wins
Royal Whip Stakes (1996)
Brigadier Gerard Stakes (1996)
Grosser Preis von Baden (1996)
Breeders' Cup Turf (1996)
Irish Champion Stakes (1997)
Eclipse Stakes (1997)
Japan Cup (1997)
Champion Stakes (1997)
Awards
European Champion Older Horse (1997)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on February 27, 2007

Pilsudski (born 1992) is a British thoroughbred racehorse. Out of the mare Cocotte, he was sired by Polish Precedent, a son of Champion sire Danzig and named after Józef Piłsudski (1867-1935) a famous Polish politician known for his love for horses.

Raced by Lord Weinstock, Pilsudski won turf races on three continents. In 1996, he won conditions races in Ireland, the Breeders' Cup Turf at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada, the Grosser Preis von Baden at Iffezheim Racecourse in Baden-Baden, Germany. In 1997 he won the Japan Cup at short odds. In both 1996 and 1997, he was second in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. Pilsudski earned the 1997 Cartier Award for Top European Older Horse.

Retired from racing, Pilsudski stood at stud at the Shizunai Stallion Station at Hokkaidō in Japan until 2003 when he was purchased by the Irish National Stud and Anngrove Stud in Mountmellick, County Laois, Ireland where he stands.

Pedigree of Pilsudski
Sire
Polish Precedent
Danzig Northern Dancer Nearctic
Natalma
Pas de Nom Admiral's Voyage
Petitioner
Past Example Buckpasser Tom Fool
Busanda
Bold Example Bold Lad
Lady Be Good
Dam
Cocotte
Troy Petingo Petition
Alcazar
La Milo Hornbeam
Pin Prick
Gay Milly Mill Reef Never Bend
Milan Mill
Gaily Sir Gaylord
Spearfish


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