“Lester and Nijinsky”

£49.50

Description

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by Caroline Cook

Lester Piggot and Triple Crown winner Nijinsky.

Image size 35 x 26cm

Signed by the Artist

Giclee edition of 395

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)

Awards

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)

Honours

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