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Relko

Relko
Sire Tanerko
Dam Relance
Grandsire Tantieme
Damsire Relic
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1960
Country France
Color Black
Breeder Francois Dupre
Owner Haras d'Ouilly
Trainer Francois Mathet
Record 13: 9-2-0
Earnings £151,787
Summary
Relko is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Relance by Tanerko. He was born around 1960 in France, and was bred by Francois Dupre.
Major wins
Prix de Guiche (1963)
Poule d'Essai des Poulains (1963)
Prix Royal-Oak (1963)
Epsom Derby (1963)
Prix Ganay (1964)
Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (1964)
Coronation Cup (1964)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Relko (1960-Not found) was a French Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1963 Epsom Derby. [1] A grandson of Tantieme, he was owned by French hotelier, François Dupré and bred at his stud farm in Pont-d'Ouilly in the Basse-Normandie region.

After winning a number of important races in France [2] and in England, Relko was retired in September of 1964 after a fetlock injury. [3] In 1965, he was sent to stand at stud in England. Although he was a top-class sire of middle-and-long distance horses, he had little success as a sire of sires. Of his daughters, My Sierra Leone produced the Champion filly Royal Heroine who won the inaugural running of the Breeders' Cup Mile in North American record time.

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