Britains Racing Colours Famous Owners: Prince Aly Khan


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For 30 years until his death in a road accident in 1960, the flaboyant Prinece Aly Khan used his horse sense on behalf of himself and his father, the late Aga Khan III. The end result was the finest international racing stable in history. So astute was his judgment of horses that on four occasions he bought the long-shot winners of major stakes races just months before their victories. Aly Khan was a gentleman jockey and holds one of the most impressive amateur racing records of all time.

Jockey wears his colours of green long sleeve top with diagonal red wide stripe on vest and green cap. This model was first included in the Britains catalogue of 1955. He rides a brown / bay horse with three white socks. Contained in facsimile post war scenic grandstand picture box.

jockey in very good overall condition with whip complete and some minor paint loss, mainly to seat of jodhpurs. Horse in very good plus - excellent condition with only tiny areas of minor paint loss.

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