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Bahram

Foaled: 1932    Died: 1956
Sire: Blandford    Dam: Friar's Daughter
Dam Sire: Friar Marcus    Sex: Horse
Colour: Bay   

Breeder(s):

H H Aga Khan III

Trainer(s):

Frank Joseph Arthur Butters

Owner(s):

H H Aga Khan III
Bahram with Charlie Smirke up
Bahram with Charlie Smirke up
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Dates & jockeys of important wins:

2000 Guineas
1935  Frederick Fox
Derby
1935  Frederick Fox
St Leger
1935  Charles Smirke

Description:

The Triple Crown winner Bahram was never seriously extended in any of his 9 races at 2 and 3 years old. He was a handsome, powerful horse with a temperament that was so placid it was almost lethargic. He would probably have won the Ascot Gold Cup at four, but his owner H H Aga Khan III retired him to stud after the St Leger, declaring that he would never sell him. He sired the Classic winner Big Game before the Aga Khan sold him to an American syndicate, before being exported again to Argentina, but was an unsuccessful stallion in both those countries.
 
Bahram with Freddy Fox up
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Racing plate worn by Bahram in the 1935 Derby
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