NOOR (GB) br. H, 1945
DP = 22-8-22-2-2 (56) DI = 2.73 CD = 0.82 - 31 Starts, 12 Wins, 6 Places, 6 Shows Career Earnings: $383,968
Owner: Charles S. Howard (from 1948) Breeder: H. H. Aga Khan Winnings: 31 Starts: 12 - 6 - 6, $383,968
At 2: 1st Bradgate Park Nursery H. 3rd Woodcote S.
At 3: 1st Great Foal S, Diomed S. 3rd Eclipse S, Derby S
At 4: 2nd San Francisco H. 3rd: Tanforan H, Marchbank H
At 5: 1st Hollywood Gold Cup, Santa Anita H, Golden Gate H, American H, San Juan Capistrano H, Forty-Niners H. 2nd Jockey Club Gold Cup, San Pasqual H, Manhattan H. 3rd: San Antonio H.
After 2 seasons in UK, Noor was sold to Howard in the U.S. He became the archrival of Citation, whom he defeated 4 times. He also defeated Assault, becoming the first horse to defeat 2 Triple Crown winners. Hall of Fame in 2002. Retired in Dec 1950. Died Nov 16 1974 at Loma Rica Ranch. Buried in the infield training track. Sept 2011, NOOR's remains moved to Old Friends TB retirement in KY.