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Marienbard (IRE)

Age
21
Foal date
26/05/1997
Gender
Horse
Colour
Bay
Sire
Caerleon (USA)
Dam
Marienbad (FR)
Breeder
Saif Ali
Official rating
Career earnings
$1,852,398.48
Marienbard (IRE) Caerleon (USA) Nijinsky (CAN) Northern Dancer (CAN)
1961
1967 Flaming Page (GB)
1959
1980 Foreseer (USA) Round Table (USA)
1954
1969 Regal Gleam (GB)
1964
1997 Marienbad (FR) Darshaan (GB) Shirley Heights (GB)
1975
1981 Delsy (FR)
1972
1991 Marie De Fontenoy (FR) Lightning (FR)
1974
1983 Primula (FR)
1972
Unraced as a juvenile, he proved a classy and progressive 3yo for Michael Jarvis, winning his first three starts and finishing sixth in the 2000 St Leger; subsequently joined Saeed bin Suroor at the start of his 4yo career and landed the Group 2 Yorkshire Cup on his first start for Godolphin; the following year he proved himself to be a stayer of the highest order winning four of his six starts, winning the Group 1 Deutschland Preis in Dusseldorf in July and the Group 1 Grosser Preis von Baden before finishing a wonderful career when quickening well to beat top 3yos Sulamani and High Chaparral in the Group 1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in a memorable race; he was retired to stud after that fine performance; fully effective between 1m4f-1m6f; liked good ground; often wore headgear