1970 – “Nijinsky & Lester Piggott” (Triple Crown Winner)




by Jacqueline Stanhope

Image Size: 17″ x 19″

Limited Edition of 500 giclee prints signed and numbered by the artist

NIJINSKY (Triple Crown winner, by Northern Dancer. An outstanding racehorse and stallion. Trained at Ballydoyle by Vincent O’Brien and owned by Charles W. Engelhard. Bred by Windfields Farm, Canada. Stood his entire career at Claiborne Farm, Kentucky)

Major wins

Railway Stakes (1969)

Anglesey Stakes (1969)

Beresford Stakes (1969)

Dewhurst Stakes (1969)

Gladness Stakes (1970)

2,000 Guineas (1970)

Epsom Derby (1970)

Irish Derby (1970)

K. George VI & Q. Elizabeth Stakes (1970)

St. Leger Stakes (1970)


United Kingdom Champion 2-Yr-Old Colt (1969)

Ireland Champion 2-Yr-Old Colt (1969)

15th U.K. Triple Crown Champion (1970)

European Horse of the Year (1970)

Timeform rating: 138

Leading sire in GB & Ireland (1986)

North American leading broodmare sire (1993 & 1994)


1970 Motion Picture – A Horse Called Nijinsky

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (1976)

Sun newspaper – Horse of the Millennium

Nijinsky Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack