A Racing and Breeding Tradition

A Racing and Breeding Tradition The Horses of the Aga Khan

Hardback (07 Jan 2011) | English

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Synopsis

In addition to his well-known presence in the areas of world affairs and culture, the Aga Khan is passionate about horse racing. His breeding empire has been built on a legacy handed down through generations, and he now owns and operates one of the largest and most successful racing and breeding operations in France and Ireland. This volume traces the history of the Aga Khan Studs through remarkable photographs, engravings and paintings taken from the archives of the Aga Khan. A lengthy interview of His Highness the Aga Khan, and informative essays on what makes a great racehorse combine to create a unique resource for anyone interested in the 'sport of kings'.

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Prestel

Prestel

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Book information

ISBN: 9783791350721
Publisher: Prestel
Imprint: Prestel
Pub date:
DEWEY: 798.40092
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 2218g
Height: 320mm
Width: 238mm
Spine width: 29mm