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VAIN (Aus) Ch c 1966, Wilkes (Fr) - Elated. 14 starts, 12 wins, 2 placings. Champion sprinter, Australian Horse of the Year 1969-70. Winner 1969 Golden Slipper Stakes, Champagne Stakes, Caulfield Guineas etc. Leading Australian sire 1983-84. Progeny included Inspired, Sir Dapper, Rainbeam etc. Great grandsire and great great-grandsire of Black Caviar. Inducted Australian Racing Hall of Fame 2003. Passed away Christmas Day, 1991.

VAIN (Aus) Ch c 1966, Wilkes (Fr) - Elated. 14 starts, 12 wins, 2 placings. Champion sprinter, Australian Horse of the Year 1969-70. Winner 1969 Golden Slipper Stakes, Champagne Stakes, Caulfield Guineas etc. Leading Australian sire 1983-84. Progeny included Inspired, Sir Dapper, Rainbeam etc. Great grandsire and great great-grandsire of Black Caviar. Inducted Australian Racing Hall of Fame 2003. Passed away Christmas Day, 1991.

Group 1 winner Awesome Rock (Aus) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}–Awesome Planet {Aus}, by Giant’s Causeway) has been retired from racing and will be prepared for a career as a stallion. The 5-year-old has performed below expectations …

Group 1 winner Awesome Rock (Aus) (Fastnet Rock {Aus}–Awesome Planet {Aus}, by Giant’s Causeway) has been retired from racing and will be prepared for a career as a stallion. The 5-year-old has performed below expectations …

30 years ago, kidnappers broke into the Ballymany Stud in the Republic of Ireland and stole the champion racehorse, Shergar. What happened to the animal remains a mystery.

Shergar: The day the wonder horse was stolen

30 years ago, kidnappers broke into the Ballymany Stud in the Republic of Ireland and stole the champion racehorse, Shergar. What happened to the animal remains a mystery.

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