NIJINSKY (CAN) b. H, 1967
DP = 13-7-20-0-0 (40) DI = 3.00 CD = 0.83 - 13 Starts, 11 Wins, 2 Places, 0 Shows Career Earnings: $677,117
Owner: Charles Engelhard SAF Breeder: E. P. Taylor State Bred: ON Winnings: 13 Starts: 11 - 2 - 0, $677,117
Railway S. (IRE), Anglesey S. (IRE), Beresford S. (IRE), Dewhurst S. (ENG), Derby S. (ENG), Gladness S. (IRE), King George 6th & Queen Elizabeth S. (ENG), Irish Sweeps Derby (IRE), St. Leger S. (ENG), Two Thousand Guineas S. (ENG)
Foaled Feb. 21, 1967. Called "Nijinsky II" in USA. Winner of 1970 English Triple Crown for the first time in 36 years, trained by the incomparable Vincent O'Brien. Only sire to have a winner of the Kentucky and Epsom Derbies in the same year. Died (1992) from laminitis; buried at Claiborne Farm.