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Nasrullah: Forgotton Patriarch of the American Thoroughbred - New Softcover @


Nasrullah: Forgotten Patriarch of the American Thoroughbred
Melanie Greene
Softcover: 144 pages
Publisher: History Press 2013
Language: English
ISBN: 9781626190146

Nasrullah arrived in Kentucky in 1950 and forever changed the modern American thoroughbred. Bred in royalty by the Aga Kahn, Nasrullah's journey from Europe to America was one of glorious victories and grand potential. He was the first horse to lead both the American and English sire lists, which led to a legendary line of descendants that includes nine U.S. champions, three Hall of Famers and ninety-eight stake winners like Bold Ruler, Noor and Nashua. Nasrullah is even grandsire of the famed Secretariat. Ride along with author Melanie Greene as she recounts the compelling history of a truly remarkable horse that is sure to take any equestrian fan beyond the bluegrass.